Mindfulness - The unexpected organizational revolution | Peter Bostelmann   Mindfulness can restore balance to leaders and workplaces Our modern world has become unbalanced, with little time allocated for just "being" and reflection. Mindfulness can restore that balance to leaders and workplaces.  Mindfulness, practiced  in...
Sloan Management Review poses the question: What types of people are more likely to be happy? A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper called “International Happiness,” by economists David G. Blanchflower of Dartmouth College in the U.S. and Andrew J. Oswald  of the University...
Growth is shifting, disruption is accelerating, and societal tensions are rising. Confronting these dynamics will help you craft a better strategy, and forge a brighter future. According to the latest McKinsey research,it is easy, to lose sight of long-term trends amid short-term...
 Does happiness make you smarter? Take something that requires serious brainpower with life or death consequences. Medical diagnosis. Cornel university psychologists gave a bag of candy to half a group of doctors. With their emotional state boosted the happier doctors...
According to Ashley Harshak, DeAnne Aguirre, and Anna Brown, the fact that change has become more frequent does not make such changes any easier. Change is, at its core, a people process, and people are creatures of habit, hardwired to resist...
Professor George Kohlrieser explores various leadership styles and the pluses and/or minuses for each, and how we can succeed by finding the right balance. Daniel Goleman’s 5 Leadership styles Here is a handy explanation of what each style involves and when...
High performing companies are resilient to weather adversity and uncertainty by operating from their core strengths. A strategy built on these differentiating capabilities helps you outpace the competition, achieve faster growth, and earn the right to win. Cesare Mainardi and Paul...
An organization’s DNA – the combination of formal and informal traits that make up its “personality” – has a big impact on its potential for success. Understanding your company’s OrgDNA® type can help you determine whether your organization is...
 As the Apprenticeship Levy comes into effect, Lizzie Crowley, CIPD Skills Advisor, explains what the levy is, the opportunities it could provide, and what the practical implications are for HR and organisations.  Government urged to issue new guidance to ensure...
In a recent survey by Deloitte, 78% of business leaders ranked employee retention as important or urgent. According to Barbara Bruno, employers retention efforts are failing, since they tend to focus too much on compensation, benefits and bonuses and not the...
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