17 Science-Backed Benefits of Taking Your Work Outdoors More

If you’re like the average person you spend most of your time indoors at work or at home. To complicate things more, most people spend a significant portion of their day sitting - according to Business Insider, 86% of workers sit...

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AI as a Business Partner—Not a Replacement

Most of us are exposed to artificial intelligence (AI) through the many digital assistants available for our personal use. Siri helps us send hands-free text messages while we drive. Cortana reads our emails and tracks our location. Alexa plays...

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The Reality (and Importance) of Day-to-Day Conversation

By Howie Outerbridge In today’s digital workplace, we use technology to quickly communicate with each other on a daily basis; for many, this is the preferred way of connecting. However, people still yearn for, and need, day-to-day conversations with their...

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Of Google, Groupthink and the Culture of Decision-Making

By Glenn Krahulic and Peter Walters What can the recent controversies at Google, Facebook and Uber teach us about cultural limits to decision-making in our company and community? A Similarity of Differences On the face of it, from a cultural perspective, Google...

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Moving Beyond the Annual Review

By Jennifer Gerves-Keen What motivates change? How about two million hours? That’s an enormous amount of time… and money. Time for a Change of Track? When Deloitte realized that their firm was spending two million hours a year on filling in forms and...

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Engagement Sapped by Common Mistakes: The Case of Uber and Amazon

By Eduardo Sasso “Nearly all surveyed companies report that ‘agility and collaboration’ are critical to their organization’s success.” —Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2017 The world of employee engagement has been experiencing new sounds and rhythms, where reciprocity and co-creativity are becoming...

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“Learning In” to Create a High-Performance Culture: Psychological Safety Key to Unlocking Breakthrough Results

By Bernadette Smith Have you created a work environment that, in theory, has all the elements to breed high performance, but are still not seeing the breakthroughs needed to propel your organization to the next level? What is it that...

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Small Changes and Large Rewards in Recruitment

By Jane Terepocki, CHRP “I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” —Lawrence Bossidy, former COO of General Electric Without a...

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