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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 […]

The Path to Individual Transformation in the Workplace, Part Three

According to John Dewey, “We do not learn from experience, we learn from reflecting on experience.” Self-reflection is a part of Being, the third stage of individual growth and transformation—a stage that is often overlooked in learning and development programs across organizations today. This stage is a vital part of helping organizations foster agile workforces […]

The Path to Individual Transformation in the Workplace, Part Two

Malcolm Gladwell, author of “Outliers: The Story of Success,” said that, “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” The opportunity to practice new complex skills in today’s workplace is essential to employee growth. But many learning and development programs stop short of offering practice […]

The Path to Individual Transformation in the Workplace, Part One

by Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, BetterUp American corporations today spend an estimated $160B annually on learning and development initiatives aimed at transforming their organizations. Yet research shows that employees forget up to 75% of the material taught and revert back to old practices, wasting the bulk of that investment, with little progress […]

Reflections on Shift: Cracking the Code to People Transformation in the Workplace, and Beyond

Recently we had the good fortune to bring together world-renowned psychologists, academics, thought leaders, and HR practitioners from some of the largest global organizations to explore human potential and the future of the workplace at our annual Shift conference in Philadelphia. Shift has been a dream of mine and my co-founder, Eddie Medina, since we […]

How to Build a High Performance Team, According to Patty McCord

Patty McCord, a workplace innovator, culture and leadership consultant, and former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, recently shared her insights on the future of work at BetterUp Shift 2018. The event brought together the most innovative leaders and thinkers in HR and people development to discuss how to infuse greater meaning into the employee experience. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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