The work that our customers do and the innovative ways they inspire their staff never ceases to amaze us. One of our customers, Spier Wine Farm, has an amazing story about fostering a culture of sustainability and engaging their staff in purposeful work.
If you were lucky enough to get some time off for the holidays and new year, you know that once it’s over it can feel like a double-edged sword. Continue reading
Whether it’s a department-wide gift exchange, a present for your direct reports, or your boss — finding the perfect present for people you work with can often be the most challenging part of your shopping list. To help, we’ve put together a short gift guide. Continue reading
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.
The millennial generation – those born between the 1980’s and the year 2000 – are often boiled down to talkers, techies, and social media gurus. However, they are considerably more complex than often given credit for, and they’re entering the workforce at an exponential rate. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Adam Grant, an expert in organizational psychology, contributes a guest blog post on how to best express gratitude. Continue reading
Research has found that managers who express gratitude in the workplace and recognize their employees have a lower tendency to experience burn out and disengage in their work.
The evidence showing the positive impact that recognition and gratitude have on people, and business outcomes, is compelling. Continue reading
Chris White, managing director of the University of Michigan’s Positive Business Organization, is is an expert on leadership and positive change, which is why we paid special attention when he recently wrote about the challenges associated with motivating employees.