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Member Spotlight: Growth as a Leader is Not Just Upwards, but Inwards

You have experienced a lot of success in your career. How did you realize that something was missing for you? Why did you decide to work with a coach? What did you focus on in coaching and how did your coach help? How has coaching had an impact on you as a business leader? Do […]

Announcing the Employee Experience Index: Why Moving Beyond Engagement is Essential

Engagement alone does not fully capture employee experience—links to business outcomes are much stronger for EX when it extends beyond engagement. For example, in our research we found that the relationship between EX and productivity was six times higher than for engagement alone. Many definitions of engagement fail to incorporate the full scope of EX […]

Sleep isn’t just a personal issue, it’s a business imperative

Play the long game. Encourage direct managers to play the long game by not sacrificing their team’s sleep or well-being for the sake of short term, fleeting gains. In ESPN The Magazine, Henry Abbott writes, “Follow any marathon training program and you’ll be bombarded with science-based insight about how the most dramatically wrong way to […]

Why Resilience is a Top Skill Needed in Today’s Workplace

In my work as a researcher at BetterUp Labs, I have an opportunity to speak with business leaders across multiple industries about their biggest challenges. One theme continues to emerge—change at breakneck speed has become the norm in business today and it’s overwhelming our workforces. Workplace environments are reaching a breaking point. Employees are under […]

People Managers: The Antidote to Employee Burnout

As employee burnout continues to rise in the workplace, many HR leaders are asking themselves: how do we stop it? According to a recent Gallup study, two-thirds of full-time workers are experiencing burnout on the job. The impact is considerable and costly, for both employees and businesses.   Employee burnout is hurting companies, from high […]

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