Accountability often conjures a negative connotation in our minds, and while that’s truly unfortunate, it’s understandable.…Keep Reading
Posts About Organizational Culture
Nobody looks forward to their annual employee evaluation, but I don't think that's a big secret.
In fact, many employees dread their upcoming evaluations for weeks or months in advance. And whether or not they're willing to admit it, most managers hate employee evaluations, too.…Keep Reading
Employee rewards are an essential component of effective employee engagement strategies, but many leaders still struggle to implement them successfully. By aligning the rewards you offer with your team's values, you can positively influence how they're received.
If providing excellent rewards seems like a challenge, don't worry: we've got you covered with a comprehensive list of creative reward ideas your staff will love.…Keep Reading
Most employee recognition programs position senior leaders as champions or role models, not candidates for feedback. In fact, everyone can improve in some way; everyone’s drive wavers sometimes, and money is not always the best motivator.
For leaders with greater influence, continuous personal improvement and targeted motivation can have a significant impact on an organization. Senior leaders make excellent champions and role models for receiving recognition as well as giving it.
That’s why their participation is so crucial.…Keep Reading
Company culture and the employee experience are not easy to get right, so it can be tempting to address them in a reactive way:
- “Are employees asking for this?”
- “Is this a priority right now?”
- “Employees will tell us when something is wrong.”
- “We have an open door policy.”
Although sometimes dismissed as another modern perk designed to attract talent, remote working arrangements don't just benefit employees. A solid remote work program's potential for cost savings position it uniquely as a win-win, both for employees and the organizations they work for.…Keep Reading
There's little controversy over the value of emotional intelligence (EI). Yet most efforts still focus on arguing its importance without much, if any, organizational scaffolding in place to support its pursuit.…Keep Reading
We have all seen emotion at work: occasionally someone cries or yells, and everyone shares an uncomfortable moment. Of course, we ourselves are rational, and know how to separate personal feelings from business.