Monday, December 16, 2019

Three ways to get creative with your teams

Predictions about work in the next 10 years reveal that higher cognitive skills (particularly creative problem solving) will be a key ask. In an...

Inviting leaders to attend to the ‘duty of care’

Research by Aaron Hurst, author of The Purpose Economy, suggests that 28% of the 150 million-member U.S. workforce defines the role of work in...

Creating a greener workplace – from the top!     

Across the globe, companies and even nations are prioritizing environmental sustainability by enforcing policies such as zero waste manufacturing, product recycling, and carbon footprint...

To keep your work relationships healthy, make the right micromoves

When we think of work relationships, we often view them in binaries – good or bad, healthy or unhealthy, happy or sad. We are...

Get rid of mental clutter through two simple circles

Stephen Covey, author of the best-selling book ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, has a complete toolkit on how to become more effective as...

Climbing the mountain of returning to work after parental leave

As the title of this blog post suggests, transitioning back to work after maternity or paternity leave is a challenging proposition. There are the...

Had an anger outburst? Here’s how to make repairs.

As much as we want to remain calm, consistent, and focused at work, it is not easy. We are all humans who react to...

Build familiarity and safety to build stronger teams     

Most organizations host team-building events now and then. Karaoke sessions, paint-ball outings, outdoor games, etc. are the norm. While these activities are fun, do...

Rewiring your brain for success

“It isn’t reality that shapes you, but the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality.” – Shawn Achor For each...

Challenge your hiring biases with three easy steps

There is a huge and valid push within organizations to create processes or structures that promote diversity, and welcome people from different walks of...

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Want to change habits? More than willpower, use strategy.

A decision to reschedule a meeting, respond to an email, avoid that tricky conversation – we make thousands of decisions in a day. But...

Have coworkers with diverse working styles? Welcome the variety.

In all the talk about workplace diversity, there’s one type that often gets overlooked – that of work styles. Just as there are different...

Leadership redefined for self-managing teams

Our previous post looked at some of the characteristics of self-directed teams, and how these are necessary to adapt to the future workplace. However,...

What you need to know about self-directed teams

We live in an age governed by connectedness. Social media allows us to connect with people, and discover new places and things. The app...

Micro-moments that count: leveraging digital interactions to make new recruits feel welcome

Think back to the last time you wondered about a company you hadn’t heard of, your next doctor’s appointment, or the best holiday gift...