Does Your Leadership Style Scare Your Employees?

by Nihar Chhaya Most of us have experienced the misery of working for a boss who intimidates employees while charming superiors and customers. But it’s hard to figure out if you may be that kind of boss. You might think you are doing a good job, getting results by pushing people past their comfort zones, but what…

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

by: Travis Bradberry When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy. The Paradox Of Possessions A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor…

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team

  By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Josh Bersin Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that half of today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the list three…

Passion + Purpose = Doing What You Love

Peg Calvario, PCC, Executive Coach  Passion and purpose means doing what you love. Most people live their lives unaware of holding onto a secret dream or desire that never sees the light of day. Either too afraid to admit what is most dear to their heart, or their lives are so filled with clutter that they…

Why Millennial And Gen Z Employees Are Really Leaving You

John Hall, Co-Founder at Calendar.com and author of  “Top of Mind” When recruiting early career talent, many companies think installing a foosball table and stocking the breakroom fridge with beer is all you need. What they didn’t expect was the fact that the Millennials and early Gen-Zers joining the workforce now have far more sophisticated needs and desires…

What is Company Culture and Why is it Important?

Company culture is the life of an organization. It’s the stamp of identity that keeps the wheels turning. Values, traditions, customs and the strength of the company’s social network form the core of company culture. By: myhrtoolkit All stakeholders play a pivotal role in shaping company culture. The company’s leaders create a vision and mission…

What Makes a Great Place to Work? Here’s What Thousands of Employees Had to Say

Flexible hours, gym time, and unlimited vacation days: these are the perks that drive the best workplaces in America. By: Greg Harris and Aaron Brown With national unemployment at a 17-year low, businesses are working overtime to recruit, engage, and retain talent. Our firm, Quantum Workplace, a leading software platform for employee engagement and performance, partners…

The Science of a Brand Movement

Deloitte LLP conducted research to learn how marketers can define and measure brand-fueled movements. By: Diana O’Brien Every marketer dreams of catching lightning in a bottle. It’s that moment when a brand—the product and the values it represents—becomes more than just a purchase. It spurs a movement, centers a community, and becomes part of people’s…

Brand Strategy: The Science Behind Phenomenal Brand Stories

By: Brand Psyche   The best marketers tell stories. And while stories can be used in a strategy, there is no plug-and-publish tool that captures your audience’s attention more than a story told from the heart. The best brands know this. They may have teams for content creation, management and strategy but at the center…

Do You Know Your “Why?” 4 Questions To Find Your Purpose

By: Margie Warrell   If you’ve ever faced a significant crisis in your life you’ll have experienced the power of purpose to tap reserves of energy, determination and courage you likely didn’t know you had. Your mission was clear. Your goal was compelling. Your focus was laser-like. Your potential was tapped.The power of purpose is…