The Price of Incivility

Rudeness at work is rampant, and it’s on the rise. In an article for the Harvard Business Review, Christine Porath and Christine Pearson write, “Over the past 14 years we’ve polled thousands of workers about how they’re treated on the job, and 98% have reported experiencing uncivil behavior. In 2011 half said they were treated[…]

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Gossip Stoppers, 1st place at ATD Detroit, 2018 What’s the best way to improve both employees’ experiences and a company’s bottom line? In an article for the Harvard Business Review, Emma Seppala and Kim Cameron write that too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success. Cameron and Seppala write,[…]

Millennial Women: You Have so Much to Offer the Workplace

Ongoing gender obstacles have challenged millennial women from growing in the workplace and their careers, as they faced a corporate culture that favored men, preconceptions regarding gender stereotypes and sexism. In an article for Forbes, Sarah Landrum writes, “Millennial women in the workplace have endured insufficient health care and the gendered pay gap.” “Millennials are[…]

Here are the top motivations for people in these 4 career stages

Independent public relations and communications company Padilla recently released the Engage by Stage Research Report, breaking down employees into four distinct career stages — namely, “Newbie,” “Sophomore,” “Tenured,” and  Sage,” showing what factors motivate each group the most. In an article for Ladders, Jane Burnett writes, “The research found that two in five workers were “completely[…]

Time is Money: Nearly Half of Workers Would Take Extra Vacation Time over a Pay Raise

How priceless is time away from the office for today’s workers? Markets Insider reports, “According to new data from the 2017 Emerging Workforce® Study (EWS) commissioned by Spherion Staffing, nearly half (41 percent) say they would accept more paid vacation time in lieu of a pay raise if given the choice.” “As businesses face greater[…]

Transforming Anxiety into Personal Purpose

Humanity stands at the intersection of the most exciting time in human history and equally the most uncertain, unpredictable and volatile. Dawnah Jones writes for the Huffington Post, “Aware or not, every single person absorbs fear (and other emotions) broadcast through media or interpersonal communication or distant threats of violence or aggression. When your personal[…]