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10 New Studies on the Benefits of Gratitude

‘Tis the season for thanksgiving, and in the workplace, the time when our thoughts turn toward gratitude. Gratitude has gotten a lot of press recently, as studies show how great it is, not only for us as individuals, but also for our organizations. Two years … Read full posting »

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5 Core Themes from HR Tech World Europe

  The HR Tech World Congress in Paris has just concluded (in a most magical way) and it was fantastic. This year had a terrific showing, with around 3,500 reported attendees. I wanted to take a moment, before we head home, to do a little … Read full posting »

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WORKHUMAN 2016 CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Are you a passionate promoter of a better future for the workplace? Are you a great storyteller with research, expertise or experience to share with our audience of HR and business leaders who want to build stronger, more successful and—above all—more human workplaces? Do you … Read full posting »

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Announcing WorkHuman 2016!

The wait is over! Here’s your official invitation to WorkHuman 2016! Mark your calendar for May 9-11, book your flights for Orlando, and forward this to everyone you want to bring along. You’re not going to want to miss a moment of WorkHuman 2016. The … Read full posting »

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What are You Grateful For? Celebrate World Gratitude Day

Today is World Gratitude Day. But I’ll be honest—when our copywriter extraordinaire, Sarah Payne, told me today was World Gratitude Day, my first reaction was to say “But that’s ridiculous! Every day should be world gratitude day!” (And if you want to take my word, … Read full posting »

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Spillover, Crossover, and Emotional Spirals at Work and Home

  So, it turns out that toxic environment at work could actually be causing you serious problems at home. Everyone has bad days at work. But can bringing home a bad mood from work also affect the lives and work of your partner, your roommates, … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultures: Scandinavia

Do you know the Law of Jante? Are you schooled on lingonberries and lagom? Do you know how recognition is unique in Scandinavia? In our ongoing series on Recognizing across Cultures, we will discuss the cultural and business norms on a region by region basis … Read full posting »

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Show & Tell and Social Learning Theory at Work

  If you’re looking for a way to quickly bring new managers and leaders up to speed, psychologists say you might find inspiration in a surprising place. In fact, they suggest that you take a page from the pre-school playbook, and implement a version of … Read full posting »

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Why You Should Put Your Workforce to Sleep

  You read that right. I think you should put your workforce to sleep. (But in the best possible way, I promise.) And it may not be as easy as you think to get them sleeping more. I have a friend who tells me all … Read full posting »

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What Your Company Culture Could Learn from Burning Man

In late February, when tickets went on sale for Burning Man 2015, they sold all 40,000 passes in less than 45 minutes. That, I think we can all agree, is very high affective commitment to a culture. In case you’re new to the Burning Man … Read full posting »

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