workplace culture

The most potent predictor of sexual misconduct goes beyond individual perpetrators.
Optimizing your Executive Brain function is a secret weapon of Leadership IQ. The PFC, prefrontal cortex, is where the executive
In 2007, University of Michigan Telefund experimented with inviting a scholarship recipient to help motivate its employees
This is a common experience when expecting one level of affinity from the place we spend our money and receiving service
If you're like me, you've forecasted growth for your small business. You've created spreadsheets that show revenue increasing year after year. Maybe you based your forecast on a gut feeling or last year's sales. I did that too.
I believe that workplace culture is the foundation upon which great companies are built. It all begins with developing a strong company purpose and the values that guide your people towards fulfilling that purpose.
How to do it? 3. Ask for what you need Chris White (@leadpositively, leadpositively.com) is managing director of the Center
If this were my idea, how would I build on it? Speaking Down: The Innovation Killer. In my mind, "no" can be one of the most
Our corporate cultures rarely take kindly to quitters, let alone celebrate them. And while counterintuitive at first blush, the competency of quitting is key to managing with agility. We absolutely need more quitters -- and cultures of quitting -- to best run our businesses.
When meeting with leaders from organizations interested in building positive organizations, one question recurs more often than the others: "where do we start?" As a manager myself, I can certainly relate to this. Good advice is seemingly limitless. Help to put it all together, however, is in short supply.
Looking at the research, we can definitely see that there has been progress towards the acceptance of tattoos in the workplace, but highly visible tattoos can still have a negative impact, especially in customer-facing jobs.
However, it's a whole lot more HUMAN to open one's heart. Seriously. It's not human to close off one's heart. You are robot
But you don't need me to tell you that work hurts. What you may not know is that this is good news. What we hate about work
We typically spend the majority of our lives in a work environment, and with the ubiquity of technology, there are more demands on our time and attention than ever before.
People in their work want to be seen, but it often feels less than safe as we race on the hamster wheel of productivity. But does it have to be? No.
As leaders, one of our priorities should be to learn what's important in the personal and professional lives of the people on our teams. We can learn these things through informal conversation, or we can learn them via a more systematic process like having regularly-scheduled, "How can I serve you?" meetings.
Treat one worker with sympathy and compassion, and he or she will treat five other co-workers the same way. Eventually that attractive energy ripples out to customers. If you make someone feel as if they actually matter to you they will surpass your expectations.
My dad has settled into his new place. He is well cared for and safe. And I feel stronger, happier and ready for whatever
We know from years of research that fulfilling work leads to healthier and happier people. Creating workplace cultures where workers flourish is a business opportunity no organization should ignore.