The onset of the COVID 19 pandemic in early 2020 was a tragedy that caused chaos throughout the world. Thousands lost their lives. Businesses, schools and churches were shut down. Hardly a person on the globe was not affected by it.
But as vaccines now roll out and as statistics slowly tumble back to normal, yet another tragedy potentially looms: the tragedy of not learning any lessons from what happened.
This is especially true for business leaders. …
Just over a year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we published an article listing 5 critical qualities to look for in a great new employee.
Those qualities included:
· Attention to Detail
We received positive responses from our audiences affirming that these were indeed the qualities they needed to see in an early 2020 candidate. When a client was fortunate enough to find a candidate with all of these qualities, we recommended they hire him/her immediately.
But then COVID came along and in many instances turned everything upside down.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only taken thousands of lives around the globe, it has shaken many businesses to the core. Forced layoffs, remote working styles and reduced revenues have altered a once-expanding economy into an uncertain, dazed and uncertain one.
In such a marketplace, what will management look like after COVID fades from memory, if that actually happens? How do companies pick up the pieces and resume the path to stability and profitability?
For answers, we turned to Eyal Gutentag, the growth and performance marketing leader who has helped many organizations maintain or reacquire their balance after any…
Companies everywhere are scrambling to deal with the upheavals brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of social distancing, remote work forces and economic setbacks is being felt throughout the workplace.
Managers in particular face unique challenges. Fear and uncertainty are commonplace among employees now. Gone (for the present) are the days when managers can communicate through in-person meetings or quick chats over the coffee machine in the lunchroom. Distancing has affected everything from team building to employee retention.
So what adjustments must managers make in this “new normal” era to effectively communicate with staff? …
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we operate and move through the world. The coronavirus has shifted the way we function in society, educate our children, socialize, and even how we conduct business. As companies grow and adapt to the “new normal” they are also changing the way they view productivity and measure success. Growth and performance leader Eyal Gutentag is helping managers find new ways to track performance in the new COVID-19 business atmosphere. In this article, we will explore ways that organizations can check in with their growth, even during a global pandemic.
Eyal Gutentag recommends that…
As many parents face another school semester with the kids at home, they are forced to meet the challenge of keeping their children engaged. It can be difficult to manage distance learning in the face of a global pandemic. Parents must dedicate more time than ever to their children’s schooling. Young kids, or learners with special needs, may require more assistance with staying focused on the task at hand. Eyal Gutentag, a growth and performance leader and father, has been taking note of ways to keep his family on track.
The COVID-19 epidemic has altered many aspects of our society. The state of public health has trickled down to affect our employment, education systems, and community programs. One community program that has had to drastically adapt due to the coronavirus is food banks. There has been a major shift in how these programs operate, as well as the demand and need for them.
Prior to the pandemic, food banks around the country were already serving 40 million people regularly. As circumstances have escalated, food banks estimate that 17.1 million additional people may need assistance. Many people need help getting food…
It takes a particular kind of mind to not only create an idea on paper but also build that idea into a reality. Eyal Gutentag is a man who has that sort of mind.
Growing up, Gutentag was able to learn from the example of his father, who started a diamond and jewelry business on the streets of New York City in the 1970s. This entrepreneurial spirit spurred Gutentag to attend UC Berkeley, leaving with a degree in business and high honors. He continued on to graduate school, attending Columbia University for a degree in educational technology. He received a…
America is slowly returning to work, with new realities created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rightfully so, there has been a lot of focus on the negative changes for the economy and businesses brought on by this awful disease. Eyal Gutentag, who has been building disruptive, high-growth companies and teams for over 20 years, is hoping to at least see some positive changes come out of the crisis. Ideally, we can all look back on this trying time and find a few good impacts.
An Emphasis on Charitable Giving
The pandemic has given many people much needed time to reflect. This…
The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted people around the world in a variety of ways. Food insecurity is an issue that has only been magnified by the COVID-19 crisis. Since the pandemic began, food insecurity has greatly increased in the United States and globally. People all over the country are unsure of where they will get their next meal. By the end of the year, the number of people facing hunger worldwide could reach 265 million.
Families with children have been particularly impacted. Many parents rely on schools to provide nutrition for their kids throughout the week. Together, the USDA…