Mindshift Podcast Series

In today’s business climate, it’s more important than ever for leaders to learn and grow constantly. With everything else that’s going on, it can be tough to find the time to invest in professional development. That’s where the Mindshift podcast series comes in. Join Dovico CEO Shelley Butler, and Yves Doucet Cofounder as they share the secrets to achieving self-improvement, both inside yourself (where it begins) and outside–on your relationships with others; in professional life…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Diane Doucet?

Employee Spotlight is a series of biographies of Dovico employees that are meant to bridge that relatability gap. Dovico would be nothing more than just another timesheet company without the fantastic people who make up the team. This month we feature CoFounder and CFO, Diane Doucet. We hope you enjoy getting to know more about our Dovico team. Who’s Diane Doucet? Diane is the CoFounder and CFO of Dovico.   She is “Employee #1” and co-founder of…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Ross Campbell?

Who’s Ross Campbell? Ross is one of our Junior Developers. One of Ross’ favourite things to do outside of work is playing with his brothers Tatsuo, Heath and Landon. Ross looks to Adam Savage, the creative host of Mythbusters, as his biggest inspiration. Ross loves to bake goodies to share and satisfy the sweet tooth of those around him. At home, he has an energetic pitbull named Willow. Listen to this article now: This is…

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How can you maintain your company’s work culture while continuing to work from home?

Company culture happens to be one of the most critical factors for consideration nowadays when a job seeker applies for a new job or decides to continue working for their existing company. Therefore, building a positive company culture is imperative. A strong work culture reflects the mission, vision, values, and goals of the company. These are the things that cannot be created overnight. Even employers who work with remote teams should make an effort to…

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What are the Greatest Challenges of Working from Home?

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, work from home has become a harsh reality for a major part of the working population. It has changed the way people have been working all along, and as it seems, there will be no going back. While working remotely has allowed us the freedom to work flexible hours, it has also presented us with some major challenges. In this article, we will discuss the greatest challenges of…

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How to develop and sustain a high-performance work team?

A “high-performance work team” is a group of employees focused on their goals. They possess special expertise and exceptional skills that help them in collaborating, innovating and producing superior results consistently. Specialties of a High-Performance Work Team Simple measures cannot determine the performance effectiveness of groups. Also, no two teams are identical. However, most teams seem to have a shared understanding of the qualities that make an effective workgroup. Generally, a high-performance work team is…

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How can a Flat Organizational Structure benefit your organization?

In today’s interconnected world, organizations rely more on flat organizational structures that promote collaboration and team-building than on traditional pyramid structures of leadership that facilitate bureaucracy. This is because an even playing field allows the organizations to leverage the passions, talent, and expertise of the employees to find a better way of overcoming business challenges. What Is Flat Organization Structure? A flat organization implies that there are very few or no management levels separating the…

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As a Leader, How Can You Encourage Group Cooperation?

If you want your organization to run smoothly and meet its goals, you must foster a workplace environment that supports group cooperation and collaboration amongst colleagues. Cooperation amongst teammates within the office can help to increase the level of participation from your employees in decision-making. Cooperation can further improve interactions amongst all the levels of your organization and allow everyone to work together towards achieving common goals. That is why it is essential to encourage…

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What Are Some Great Ways of Managing Energy Instead of Time?

‘Time Management’ is a term that many people use in modern business, but it is perhaps the most inaccurate thing to consider. This is because time cannot be managed in reality. Time is always fixed because you can have only 24 hours in a day and seven days a week. At best, you can strive to manage the time available to you by engaging in energy management.  As the adage goes, “Life is a marathon,…

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How Strong is the “Glue” That Holds Your Team Together?

A colleague of mine asked me this question a couple of days ago and it made me stop and think – what does it take to create a strong cohesive team? Is it the strength of the leader who can successfully motivate the members? Perhaps it’s the fact that a select few share a common goal and work together to solve any and all problems to reach a final conclusion? Or does a great team…

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