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Workplace

3 Ways to Encourage Knowledge Flow

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

A.G. Lafley turned P&G around in part because he increased the cultural element described as knowledge flow or voice. Here are three ways to maximize knowledge flow in your organization.

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The Team’s the Thing and the People are the Team

Posted
June 13, 2017
by
Wally Bock
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Workplace

In the end, the difference between a great work environment and a poor work environment comes down to team dynamics. Wally Bock shares why teams matter.

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Beware the Brutally Honest Workplace

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June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Honesty is an important element of healthy workplace cultures, but Michael Stallard writes that it must always be balanced with respect.

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The Vibrant Workplace

Posted
June 10, 2017
by
Dr. Paul White
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Workplace

How do you create a vibrant workplace? Dr. Paul White explains that many organizations fall short because they fail to express authentic appreciation.

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A Surprising Way to Reduce Mistakes and Accidents

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June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

In industries like healthcare where the cost of mistakes and accidents is high, it's important to provide the support employees need to do their best work.

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Vince Lombardi’s Most Important Lesson

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June 13, 2017
by
Wally Bock
in
Workplace

Vince Lombardi did the hard work to transform the culture of a losing football team into a culture of champions, explains Wally Bock.

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Strong Vision Leads to Clear Expectations

Posted
June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

By developing a strong vision within your organization, you will create an environment where everyone knows what is expected of them.

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What Mayo Clinic Discovered About Burnout

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June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Could something as simple as having a meal with colleagues to discuss work experience-related issues help reduce burnout? Here's what Mayo Clinic found.

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4 Vital Truths of Team Culture

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June 13, 2017
by
Wally Bock
in
Workplace

Culture is your team’s unwritten rules and core values. Wally Bock shares four vitally important truths about team culture.

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5 Ways to be a Buffer in a Negative Culture

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June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

Paul LaRue shares the story of a leader with a rare but important ability: being a buffer in a negative culture. Here's how you can develop the same skill.

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Do You Have a Colleague Who Seems to be Easily Offended?

Posted
June 10, 2017
by
Dr. Paul White
in
Workplace

A person's primary language of appreciation is often the language in which they are most easily offended, explains Dr. Paul White.

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Now It’s Time for the Company’s Annual Review

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June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

What would happen if we designated a time for our company's annual review? Paul LaRue explains what it would entail and the many benefits.

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Make Communication Personal To Establish Greater Connection

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June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

In the age of digital communication, we often miss opportunities to connect with the message recipient. Here are tips to personalize work communication.

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5 Ways to Tell If A Workplace Is Toxic

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June 10, 2017
by
Dr. Paul White
in
Workplace

Toxic workplaces take a major toll on employees, customers, and vendors. Dr. Paul White shares five symptoms of a toxic workplace.

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To Promote Innovation, "Let’s Try It and See"

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June 13, 2017
by
Wally Bock
in
Workplace

Wally Bock shares a lesson learned from musicians about why the mindset "let's try it and see" is a great way to promote innovation in your team.

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3 Practices to Protect Your People from Toxic Stress and Burnout

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June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Burnout is on the rise in healthcare and is taking its toll on healthcare workers. Here's how to protect your people from toxic stress and burnout.

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Create Big Pictures Daily To Drive Vision

Posted
June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

When things aren't going well, it's easy for employees and leaders to become discouraged. Keeping your focus on the big picture is the key to success.

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Do You Have “Still Face” Managers in Your Organization?

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June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Do you have “still face” managers in your organization? Here's why a supervisor's lack of emotion can be problematic...and how to resolve the situation.

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Angry With a Coworker? Try Releasing the Debt

Posted
June 15, 2017
by
Katie Russell
in
Workplace

It’s difficult to connect with others and enjoy work when you are angry. Rather than holding on to grudges, try this approach to release the debt.

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3 Simple Steps to Detoxify Your Workplace

Posted
June 10, 2017
by
Dr. Paul White
in
Workplace

“Toxic workplaces” are on the rise, but you don't have to be a victim. Dr. Paul White explains steps you can take to detoxify your workplace.

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5 Research Backed Practices to Build a High Performing Team

Posted
June 12, 2017
by
Todd Hall
in
Workplace

What makes a team greater than the sum of its parts? As Dr. Todd Hall explains, research reveals five practices to build a high performing team.

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Do You Have a “Difficult to Appreciate” Co-Worker?

Posted
June 10, 2017
by
Dr. Paul White
in
Workplace

Let's be honest, some people are more difficult to work with than others, and appreciating these individuals can be even more challenging. 

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4 Ways “Connection Culture” Improves Risk Management

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

If your organization creates and maintains a Connection Culture, it will improve risk management efforts in four key areas. Here's how. 

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18 Ways To Create A Workplace Your Employees Love

Posted
June 16, 2017
by
Shawn Murphy
in
Workplace

Shawn Murphy writes that there are similar traits in the cultures and climates of great workplaces that can be leveraged to produce spectacular results.

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Meeting Them Where They Are: Navigating Tough Work Relationships

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mary Jo Asmus
in
Workplace

We all face work relationships that test our patience. Mary Jo Asmus explains how to improve those relationships by meeting people where they are.

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When You Should And Should Not Use Email

Posted
June 16, 2017
by
Halelly Azulay
in
Workplace

When should you opt for verbal communication over email? Halelly Azulay explains how the science of communication can help us make that decision.

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Curiosity: a Pillar for Great Relationships at Work

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June 8, 2017
by
Mary Jo Asmus
in
Workplace

Curiosity is the fuel for creativity and a foundation for great relationships, writes Mary Jo Asmus. Here's how to appropriately use curiosity at work.

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Why Hierarchy Stifles Creativity

Posted
June 16, 2017
by
David Burkus
in
Workplace

Hierarchies are efficient, but they can stifle creativity and innovation. David Burkus explores ways to combat the problem by giving people a voice.

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Addressing Workplace Incivility

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Creating a workplace culture where people feel valued involves eliminating behaviors that make people feel devalued, such as workplace incivility.

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Pfizer’s Straight Talk on Culture

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Pfizer, the multinational pharmaceutical giant, has become increasingly intentional about shaping its culture. Michael Lee Stallard examines their approach.

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How Meetings Make Us More Creative

Posted
June 16, 2017
by
David Burkus
in
Workplace

David Burkus writes that meetings might seem like a bore, but they can boost our creativity. Here's why you shouldn't abolish all meetings.

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3 Lessons from the Attack on Amazon

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

In light of the New York Times story on the culture at Amazon, what are we to believe and what does this controversy say about the modern workplace?

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What Leaders Can Learn from America’s #1 Cancer Center

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Earlier this year, U.S. News and World Report named Memorial Sloan Kettering the #1 cancer center in America. Here's why that announcement isn't a surprise.

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Creating Harmony: A Teamwork Lesson From A Cappella Groups

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mary Jo Asmus
in
Workplace

A capella groups know that you can't create harmony unless you have harmony in the group. Here's how to foster harmony and teamwork in your workplace.

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How HP and the Celtics Teach Collective Input

Posted
June 13, 2017
by
Paul LaRue
in
Workplace

Collaboration, or the process of collective input, in making key organizational decisions requires openness and the right culture, writes Paul LaRue.

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6 Research Backed Practices to Create a Connected Culture

Posted
June 12, 2017
by
Todd Hall
in
Workplace

Positive practices boost organizational effectiveness by creating connected cultures. Dr. Todd Hall shares six ways to put connection into action.

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3 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial Employees

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Attracting and retaining Millennial employees is a major concern for organizations today. Here's what you need to know to connect with this key group.

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Q&A with Michael Lee Stallard: What is a Connection Culture?

Posted
June 15, 2017
by
Katie Russell
in
Workplace

An interview with Michael Lee Stallard, author of Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy and Understanding at Work.

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Need Better Ideas? Ask More Women

Posted
June 16, 2017
by
David Burkus
in
Workplace

If you’re having trouble solving difficult problems with your team and feel like nothing is working, adding more women may be the answer. Here's why.

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6 Needs to Thrive at Work

Posted
June 8, 2017
by
Mike Stallard
in
Workplace

Are you performing at the top of your game at work? Consider these six universal human needs and how each is being met, or not, in your job.

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