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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.

Battling Climate Change with Behavioral Science, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I explained the science behind why people don’t take action around topics like climate change, that they know to be urgent issues. In Part 2 of this series, I’ll share strategies around how to drive sustainable behavior despite these challenges.


Battling Climate Change with Behavioral Science, Part 1

Much of society considers climate change the most critical issue of our time. But the level of people taking corrective action is astonishingly low. According to climate experts, the pace of change is just unacceptably slow. Why aren’t people taking enough action?


Survey Says: Gratitude Is An Important Habit

A few weeks ago, we asked you to take our survey gratitude. Here’s what you told us.

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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.


Instead of Just Being Grateful, Try This

Adam Grant, an expert in organizational psychology, contributes a guest blog post on how to best express gratitude. 

Gratitude Challenge

Gratitude 101: What Is It And Why Do I Need It?

Throughout the month of November, we’re going to focus on the topic of gratitude, including its personal and professional benefits. We’ll also be participating in the national #GratitudeChallenge. Join us on Twitter!


2-Step Your Way to a Great Earth Day

WeSpire 4 Good launch; #goEarthDay Twitter Conversation