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BetterUp Raises $26 Million to Democratize Professional Coaching

If you ask most CEOs what the most important element of a company is, they will likely tell you that it’s their people. As a result, companies across the globe have invested a whopping $130 billion dollars on programs to improve employee performance and retention. And yet, the results are disappointing.   We’ve missed the […]

Are Parents Happier (At Work)?

Becoming a parent signifies the end of many things: an uninterrupted night’s sleep, the ability to to take a night off at a moment’s notice, and perhaps, your fancy glass coffee table with the dangerously sharp ends. But, according to our researchers’ latest findings*, it’s also the beginning of a newfound appreciation of work (and […]

Josh Bersin on the Importance of Talent Management in the Modern Workplace

Josh Bersin, Founder and Principal of Bersin by Deloitte, recently spoke at BetterUp Shift 2018, an event which brought together the most innovative leaders and thinkers in HR and people development to discuss how to infuse greater meaning into the employee experience. In this exclusive recap of his presentation, Bersin shares his insights on how […]

How to Create a Culture of Accountability in the Workplace

Fred Kofman, Vice President of Leadership & Organizational Development at LinkedIn and Director of Conscious Business Center, recently spoke at BetterUp Shift 2018, an event which brought together the most innovative leaders and thinkers in HR and people development to discuss how to infuse greater meaning into the employee experience. In this exclusive recap of […]

Why Inner Work Is the Ultimate Retention Strategy

The world of work is changing at a dramatic pace for both employers and employees. To keep up, we must reimagine what the future of work looks like. But this reimagining exercise involves thinking outside the box, and exploring how our experiences as human beings (and not just employees) affect our outlook, engagement in our […]

Shift 2018: Reimagining Work and Bringing More Meaning to the Employee Experience

One January 23rd, we brought together some of the most innovative leaders and thinkers in HR and people development to discuss how to infuse greater meaning into the employee experience. Shift 2018 offered a jam-packed, whirlwind tour of content that left us all feeling energized, inspired, and more dedicated than ever to our mission to […]

Is Company Culture Your Competitive Advantage or Hidden Inertia?

In thriving organizations, culture looks like (and often is) the hidden “secret sauce.” On the flip side, in failing organizations, culture is often blamed for preventing change. When we envision what the two look like, they could not appear more dissimilar in our minds. The culture of engagement, passion, and purpose versus the culture of […]

What Happened When A Surgeon Hired A Coach

When surgeon Atul Gawande hit five years at his practice, his complication rates — which had been steadily dropping below the national averages every year — began to stall. And a few years after that, his improvements seemed to stop altogether. He thought, “Is this as good as I’m going to get?” Or could he […]

7 Key Workplace Trends To Watch in 2018

What we deem to be “the future” of work is constantly shifting, for obvious reasons. But if the last few years are any indication, work is becoming more than a job for many professionals (and not just millennials). Organizations are evolving to support a wider variety of work styles, leadership styles, and, slowly but surely, […]

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