Kate Davis

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Tell Employees What You Want Them to Strive for (in as Few Words as Possible)

When Joe Whittinghill came into his role as general manager for talent, learning, and insight at Microsoft, the tech giant’s leadership model was characteristically thorough. There were eight competencies leaders needed to succeed, 10 behaviors that marked inclusive diversity, five things employees …

Mark will share how Airbnb, from their inception, has focused on their unique and compelling culture based on their mission and values as the core to their internal and external strategies.

Airbnb

11 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Keep You Full For Hours

Including...yes, pancakes.<p>The struggle is real, especially when it comes to low-carb breakfast options. What can you eat when you’re skipping cereal, oatmeal, pancakes, and toast? A lot, actually. And no, it doesn’t mean eggs on repeat every day.<p>If you’re team protein, try these 11 super-simple …

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How to Establish Values on a Small Team

When Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos, was asked what he’d do differently if he could restart his company from scratch, he responded with this: “If I could go back and do Zappos all over again I would actually come up with our values from day one.”<p>Developing your corporate values early in your …

How to mess up your agile transformation in seven easy (mis)steps

The journey to become agile is challenging. But your organization can avoid some common pitfalls that we have seen companies encounter, including …

How To Build A Culture Of Innovation And Turn Every Employee into an Innovation Powerhouse

Nothing will propel a company further than a culture of innovation: an atmosphere that inspires employees, every hour they’re at work, to seek out innovative opportunities. I make it a priority to establish such a mindset through my work as a company culture consultant focused on culture …

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Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

“We have a great culture.” We have all heard it. We have all said it. But what does that mean?<p>Ping-Pong tables, free meals, and beer on tap? No.<p>Yoga, CrossFit classes, and massage chairs? I so need that, but no.<p>The promise of being part of a hip, equity-incentivized, fast growing team? Closer, but …

Employee Engagement

Reconstructing Performance Management for Both the Employee and the Company

In 2017, Aberdeen found that 64% of Best-in-Class companies (the top 20% of performers as defined by Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class research methodology) …

Employee Engagement

Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use.<p>We also know that the #1 stressor for American workers per Andrew Faas’s work with Yale is the old-fashioned, and often intimidating, annual performance review.<p>So what’s the answer?<p><b>Feedback That</b> …

Employee Engagement

What You Need to Know to Master the Performance Management Revolution: An Interview with Elaine Pulakos & Rose Mueller-Hanson

Performance management hasn’t always been the most popular of topics.<p>Laden with bureaucratic layers and endless paperwork — many PM strategies have …

8 Quick Tips for Writing Great Employee Recognition

Meta: The driving force of any company is its employees and acknowledging the efforts and hard work that they put in goes a long way in boosting …

Employee Engagement

Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are …

6 Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them -- Without Paying Them More

Valued employees are valuable employees. Show your people some love, and they'll respond with loyalty and higher productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to retaining your best employees, more money isn't always the answer.<p>No one objects to a large …

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

8 Things You Can Do Daily That Will Boost Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Is The Difference Between Success And Failure<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32%. Which means that a staggering 68% of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or even worse actively disengaged. According to Gallup, this costs the US economy anywhere between …

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success | Inc.com

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Leadership

Top 50 Team

Organizational success is largely dependent on how fast and in what way its people connect with each other for mutual benefit. And this eclectic …

Board Games

Employee Engagement And Employee Productivity Aren't The Same Thing -- Here's How To Boost Both

Employee productivity or employee engagement? That is the question for businesses that want to ensure that they’re making the most out of the employees that they have. But for far too many organizations, the quest for both becomes blurred to the point that they aren’t sure where to focus their …

Employee Engagement

Let's Change Our Perception Of Employee Engagement

Of the many skills today’s business leaders must possess, perhaps the most vital is the ability to “read the signs” — to adapt to changes, the future and threats that may affect their business.<p>Often, these efforts focus on external factors, such as the rapid pace of technology and cybersecurity. …

Employee Engagement

The Benefits And Challenges Of Job Rotation

A job rotation program moves employees through a variety of positions within or among departments, enabling them to gain exposure to different parts of the business while growing and expanding their skill sets. While job rotations can offer a multitude of advantages for employee and employer alike, …

Employee Engagement

How to Improve the Engagement and Retention of Young Hourly Workers

What would you do if the majority of your entry-level, hourly workforce was planning to leave in less than a year? More than half of the 1,200 young people working in entry-level jobs we surveyed said that was their plan — and less than a quarter felt highly satisfied with their job. That’s …

How Positive Accountability Can Make Employees Happier at Work | Inc.com

<i>By Tanner Corbridge (@TannerCorbridge</i>)<i>, author and expert on driving organizational results through purpose and culture, and Jared Jones (@jaredjonesme), Senior Partner at Partners In Leadership.</i><p>The trend from a recent "Happiness at Work" poll by Partners In Leadership confirms what our gut tells …

Employee Engagement

Do You Need a Chief Employee Experience Officer (CEEO)?

Today's digital workplace has become so competitive that organizations must nurture their talent and that requires a special kind of leadership, …

Employee Engagement

We're Not Talking about the Same "Engagement" Thing

This article was updated 11/20/2017<p>Limeade was like a misfit toy. We started to measure and improve well-being and engagement, and got thrown in the same toy box with a bunch of other corporate wellness programs.<p>But we felt different. We were a rebel in the world of corporate wellness. We said …

Decorate Your Door With These Modern, Minimal DIY Wreaths

Wreaths are the first thing guests see when rolling up to your home during the holidays. Right over the knocker or right next to the doorbell, any of …

One Mistake Companies Make About Reward And Recognition | Inc.com

In many of the companies that I have consulted with they try to limit the amount of recognitionthey are willing to give to their staff, many believing that you should only reward great results and they certainly don't like to recognize effort.<p>They honestly believe that you should not recognize …

Employee Engagement

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Ask any marketer what keeps him up at night, and he'll respond as Raja Rajamannar, chief marketing officer for Mastercard, did in a recent Adweek article: "It's more and more difficult to succeed through traditional advertising. With the amount of clutter you've got to cut through . . . and the …

Employee Engagement

The Key Differences Between Culture, Purpose And Employee Engagement

I have several favorite chocolate bars. Crunchie is one. Toffee and chocolate. What a combination. So too is a Reese Cup. Peanut butter and chocolate? Yes please. And don’t get me started about a caramel-filled Dairy Milk bar from England.<p>As your mouth waters and the endorphins kick into high gear, …

Employee Engagement

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Outdoor Workouts | Women's Health

Matthew Kisiday<p>Heading out for a quick three-mile run of your favorite loop through town is always a solid workout, but LBH: After a while, it starts to become more than a bit mundane. And guess what? It's not the only way to burn a hefty amount of calories while enjoying the great outdoors. Sure, …