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3 Actions for an Innovative Culture: Advice from Lazlo Bock

Lazlo Bock, the co-founder of Humu, a stealth mode start-up, spoke at this year’s HR Tech conference. Prior to being a fellow startup founder, Lazlo was the head of People Operations for Google. Many consider him to be the most innovative and analytical HR leader of this past decade. He and Google have brought the business world incredible insights around performance, including the importance of psychological safety.

His keynote was about what one should DO to create a more innovative culture. His advice was practical.  The path to innovation starts with small actions that collectively have a big impact.  Here were three that jumped out:

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To Be Resilient, Don’t Be Too Virtuous

Note from Team WeSpire:  Today we kick off a weekly blog series highlighting how focusing on taking positive actions improves our lives, our workplace and our communities, particular during chaotic and challenging times. We couldn’t be more thrilled to kick off with a graduation speech that our advisor, Adam Grant, gave on resilience. We are so grateful to him, and his team at Wharton People Analytics, for all they do to help us and others understand the power of positive actions.
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Three Reasons to Take the Evolution of Employee Engagement Survey

We just launched our annual employee engagement research study, but we need YOUR help!

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WeSpire Opens its Doors to NewCo Boston Participants

This past week, WeSpire participated in the Boston NewCo Festival, where we opened our doors to talk to a group of forward-thinking leaders about developing positive impact programs that engage employees and deliver measurable results.

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WeSpire Customers Share Employee Ambassador Program Best Practices

Last week we brought together a group of our all-star WeSpire customers on one call to discuss the importance of employee ambassador programs and how to implement one. Every customer experiences unique challenges and opportunities at their organization, which meant that participants heard about a variety experiences and got an idea of what may work for their organization.

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Why Businesses Should use the Employee Net Promoter System

For years, many organizations have used the Net Promoter System to actively manage and understand their customer experience. Today, more and more leading organizations are taking this tried and true method, and applying it to the workplace to understand their employer brand.

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Best Employee Engagement Articles Of 2016

As we reflect back on 2016, we want to applaud the countless organizations who committed to their ambitious sustainability and engagement goals this past year. As we ring in the New Year we are confident that together we can continue to have a lasting impact on the world around us.

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Four Goals Your Positive Impact Programs Should Accomplish

Last week we talked about the importance of helping your employees set goals for the New Year. This week we dive into positive impact goal setting at your organization: how to, and its importance for your business.

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5 Benefits to Setting Performance Goals

The end of the year is approaching fast, making now a great time to sit down with your employees, reflect on their 2016 achievements and help set them up for success in 2017.

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Recognition vs. Rewards vs. Gratitude: What The Science Says, Part II.

Last week, we asked what the difference is, if any, between gratitude, appreciation, and recognition, from a scientific standpoint. We were fortunate enough to have a few experts weigh in on the topic and thought you’d find their perspectives as helpful as we did.

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