Jun 17, 2019
The leader’s most powerful tool boils down to two compelling words: “Thank you.”
Before you dismiss this idea, let’s look at the science behind the expression of gratitude – in our homes, schools, communities, and workplaces.
Author, professor, and scientist Robert Emmons shares research that found people that...
Jun 3, 2019
How do leaders in your organization keep their “fingers on the pulse” of the employee experience?
To stay in tune with employee perceptions and with the employee experience, leaders must make “being attuned” a priority. They must invest time and energy regularly to ask, learn, and modify.
First, ask. There are...
May 20, 2019
I am working on my next book, which I’m writing with the brilliant Mark Babbitt. It’s in the proposal stage and you’ll hear much more about our book in the months to come.
In our research and interviews, two consistent themes are
* first, the failure of leaders to improve employee engagement or the...
May 6, 2019
How many of you have done team building activities with work groups? We’ve all done events like bowling or tower building or trust falls.
How often, though, have those activities translated into sustained healthier work relationships?
Not very often.
Does that mean team building is a worthless endeavor? Not at all....
Apr 15, 2019
I’m fascinated to learn how companies with purposeful, positive, productive work cultures make that happen – and make sure it keeps happening every day.
We got a wonderful “behind the scenes” look recently at one of Glassdoor’s 2019 Employee’s Choice Best Places to Work – Trader Joe’s.
Last month, a...