productivity

Why Compassion Is Better Than Competition

Why Compassion Is Better Than Competition

Many organizations encourage their employees to be cut-throat and competitive with each other in order to succeed. These organizations believe that a cut-throat, high-pressure work environment is necessary to get employees to be productive and do their best work. However, research has shown that a competitive environment is actually damaging and ultimately detrimental to an(…)

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The Importance of Respect

The Importance of Respect

It’s so important for employees to feel like they’re respected at work. People who feel respected are more engaged, creative, productive, and loyal to their organization. Respect makes people feel more willing and able to communicate their ideas. It alleviates stress, and it reduces interpersonal conflict. So how can leaders make their employees feel respected?(…)

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Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Compassionate organizations tend to be more successful. When employees feel like they have their company’s support when they’re going through a difficult time, they feel safe and secure. They’re more willing to admit to mistakes and work as a team to find a solution. They’re more creative and innovative, because they know they won’t be(…)

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The One Thing Employees Need Most to Be Happy

The One Thing Employees Need Most to Be Happy

In a recent survey, 1,614 North American employees were asked what they felt they needed in order to be happy at work. Did they need a fitness center? Special ergonomic chairs? An onsite cafeteria? Onsite childcare? Survey results indicated that respondents were certainly interested in those kinds of perks. But the one thing that they(…)

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