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Employee Happiness

My Job Could Have Been Great

It’s easy to remember the bad boss. The person who didn’t give you feedback or coaching. The leader who wouldn’t engage in ongoing conversations or feedback because she was too busy with her own job to stop and spend time recognizing good performance in the … Read full posting »

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Smiling, and Other Simple Ways to Show You Care

In some ways, it’s amazing that we even need to talk about being civil in the workplace. The three fundamentals of civility that WorkHuman speaker Christine Porath shares with us below were taught to us in kindergarten. But we could all use a refresher on … Read full posting »

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Finding Joy in the Chaos

The holidays are meant to be a time when we shift our focus to all the good in our lives – when we invite family and friends into our homes and spread the joy. For many, though, the holidays can feel like the opposite of … Read full posting »

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WEBINAR: Feel Good Moments + Win a Pass to WorkHuman 2017

In preparation for our webinar with John Baldino this week, we’ve been exploring this idea of “feel good” moments at work. What is a feel good moment? What is its business impact? How can we capture and amplify those stories across the organization? By the … Read full posting »

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The Dark Side of Collaboration

“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. Lone geniuses are out. Collaboration is in.” – Susan Cain, author and co-founder of Quiet Revolution Do you agree with Susan? Has your office succumbed to … Read full posting »

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[New Report] How to Make a Business Case for Social Recognition

We’ve all encountered people in our careers who are firm believers that workers are strictly motivated by money. Don’t you wish you could convince your stubborn colleagues of the business value of praise and recognition? Thankfully, there is a ton of research in this area. … Read full posting »

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5 eBooks on Building a Top-Notch Culture

Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow Group, recently launched a podcast called Office Hours, where he chats with other CEOs about what leadership means in the digital age. His first guest was Dick Costolo, former CEO of Twitter. They both agree that there’s “no such thing … Read full posting »

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A Call for Autonomy This 4th of July

In the U.S., many of us are busy preparing for the Fourth of July holiday weekend—looking forward to fireworks, cookouts, and sunshine. But do you ever stop to think about why we celebrate the Fourth of July? July 4, 1776 was the day that the … Read full posting »

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[WEBINAR] 3 Universal Drivers of Employee Happiness

  I wrote a post a couple of weeks back about how to kill happiness at work. It’s quite simple, really, and it happens all too often. What’s interesting about the whole “happiness at work” discussion is that people either become immediately skeptical or they … Read full posting »

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How Rude! How Incivility Is Hurting Your Team

Incivility can be a surprisingly common and accepted behavior at work. Think back to past roles or even your current position. How often have you experienced small or significant moments of incivility and rudeness? Did it impact your mood and motivation at work? According to … Read full posting »

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