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3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry

Psychologists are digging into the mystery of why some teams gel and others don't. Here's some of what they've uncovered.<p>Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but …

Psychology

8 Tips For Collaborative Leadership

Today’s corporation exists in an increasingly complex and ever-shifting ocean of change. As a result, leaders need to rely more than ever on the intelligence and resourcefulness of their staff. Collaboration is not a “nice to have” organizational philosophy. It is an essential ingredient for …

Empowerment Play: Why You Should Put People First

People-centered businesses often outperform their profit-centered competitors. Here are seven ways to unleash the full potential of your people.<p>Organizations today are moving and reacting to their environments far more quickly than ever before. While this increased speed has led to tremendous gains …

Employee Engagement

How The Busiest People On Earth Find Time To Relax

One has to wonder how the most successful, busy people get it all done. The beloved Oprah, for one, has acted in and produced dozens of award-winning films, launched several lucrative talk shows and published one of the most-recognized magazines of all time -- all while overcoming a sincerely …

The Future of Talent Is in Clusters

An effective team is a powerful thing. Many of us have participated on teams where the members complement each other, trust each other and find ways of working that are not only effective, but also enjoyable. For teams like this, performance is typically much higher than might be expected of the …

Five Self-Defeating Behaviors that Ruin Companies and Careers

In turbulent times, it’s hard enough to deal with external problems. But too often people and companies exacerbate their troubles by their own actions. Self-defeating behaviors can make any situation worse. Put these five on the what-not-to-do list.<p><b>Demanding a bigger share of a shrinking pie</b><br>Leaders …

Joy Secret Number 9: Laughter

According to Hafiz, laughter is the "glorious sound of a soul waking up!" And I agree!<p>When was the last time you laughed so hard you had tears running down your cheeks? If you can remember it, wasn't it fabulous?<p>If you can't, its time to do it again!<p>People light up and connect with laughter. Last …

Remember to Breathe

Did you know that all disease begins with stress?<p>If you are stressed on a permanent basis your immune system is attacked and weakened and then you …

Great Leadership - Part 2 - Creating Positive Work Environments with Amanda Gore

How One Question Can Change Your Work Culture

<b>“What's the best thing that happened to you today?”</b><p>I challenge you to greet everyone in this way – watch their faces light up!<p>Begin your <b>staff …

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10 Quotes to Inspire Joy at Work

“People are no longer a company's most important asset; the spirit in which they do things is.”<p>Amanda Gore

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Corporate Joy - Why Joy is the Next Competitive Advantage!

Have you ever been in a workplace where there is one ‘energy sucker'? Someone who is pessimistic, frustrated, angry or cynical or doesn't pull their …

15 Ways to Create Joy Spots at Work

Why create JOY SPOTS?<p>Because JOY is the next competitive advantage!<p>Because happiness precedes success and all performance, creativity, innovation and team connection is improved when people feel happy at work!<p>Because happiness is what everyone thinks they want – but it’s only the beginning of …

Amanda Gore | Refresh Leadership 2013 - How to be A Chief Joy Facilitator

How one question can change your work culture

_____________________________________________________________<p><b>Remember to Breathe</b><p><b>Did you know that all disease begins with stress?</b><p>If you are stressed …

Great Leaders Who Make the Mix Work

Photography: Courtesy of Studio Echelman<p>Artwork: Janet Echelman, Target Swooping Down…Bullseye!, 2001, hand-knotted nylon lace net, 140′ x 140′ x 90′, Madrid, Spain<p>Business leaders send a powerful message when they demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion that goes beyond rhetoric. But …

Amanda Gore on Why mood is the most important predictor of a work culture

Make Time for the Work That Matters

More hours in the day. It’s one thing everyone wants, and yet it’s impossible to attain. But what if you could free up significant time—maybe as much as 20% of your workday—to focus on the responsibilities that really matter?<p>We’ve spent the past three years studying how knowledge workers can become …

Leadership - Engage your Team - Create a Culture of Engagement

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