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February 12th, 2016

Are Employees Withholding Valuable Information?

According to an article in Harvard Businesss Review, your employees may be withholding valuable information that you need as a leader. James Detert and Ethan Burris write, Maybe it’s about a project that’s gone off track or a manager who’s behaving badly. Or maybe they’re not...

November 26th, 2015

Why Appreciation Matters

What is the one thing that leaders can do for those who work for them that will contribute more to productivity than anything else we do? Take an attitude of thanksgiving back to work! Stop and say, “Thank you.” In an article in Harvard Business Review entitled “Why Appreciation Matters So...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

via Forbes
March 23rd, 2015

Five Trends Shaping the Workplace of the Future

In a series of articles, Jacob Morgan, Forbes contributor and author of The Future of Work, describes the trends that are “creating an unprecedented war for talent that is forcing organizations to shift from creating an environment where they assume employees need...

via Fortune
March 22nd, 2015

Millennials Can Change the Workplace for Good

Plenty of criticism has been leveled at Millennials for their obsession with personal technology, their self-centeredness and their lackluster work ethic. But like it or not, Millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. It’s time to welcome them and capitalize on the...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
March 12th, 2015

How to Create the Best Workplace on Earth

Suppose you want to design the best company on earth to work for. What would it be like? That’s the question asked by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones as they studied the relationship between authentic and effective leadership. In Harvard Business Review, they offer their findings “as a...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
via Inc.
March 12th, 2015

Happy Employees = Better Productivity

"Keeping your employees happy and productive doesn't have to be difficult or expensive,” says Graham Winfrey at Inc.com 

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

via Bill Peel
June 19th, 2014

Why People Hate Work & How That Can Change

“The way we’re working isn’t working,” say Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath in a New York Times article, “Why You Hate Work.”  Middle managers, as well as top-level executives reported: They don’t feel appreciated. They find it difficult to accomplish the most important work amid...

June 16th, 2014

Why Faith Belongs in Your Workplace

Would you listen to a Facebook market expert with pink hair talk about why faith belongs in your workplace? I would. Sandi Krakowski is a Top 20 Women Social Media Influencer according to Forbes. She helps “small business owners and big corporations utilize the online space and social media...