Independence at Work Promotes Competency

Independence at Work Promotes Competency

How can you encourage your employees to work independently and with accountability? What are the top three behaviors that diminish independence? Allowing your employees to have independence at work has so many benefits. Your employees will learn accountability, self-reliance, responsibility, and gain confidence. You will be able to take time off and trust that your company is doing well. Continue on to learn why giving your employees independence is so crucial.

Diminishers: Effective Ways to Handle Them

Diminishers: Effective Ways to Handle Them

Do you work with a leader who makes you feel drained, underutilized, and frustrated? Does your coworker or boss make you feel anxious, judged, and drained of energy? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you’re working with a Diminisher. The good news is that there are methods for surviving Diminishers and in some cases, you can even transform your Diminisher coworker into a Multiplier. Keep reading to learn how to deal with Diminishers.

Multipliers and Diminishers: The Two Types of Leaders

Multipliers and Diminishers: The Two Types of Leaders

What is the difference between a multiplier leader and a diminisher leader? What are the traits of multipliers and diminishers? According to the authors of Multipliers, there are two types of leaders: Multipliers and Diminishers. Multipliers bring the most out of their team’s abilities and they inspire and push them to do their best. Diminishers only access a small portion of their team’s abilities and prefer to rely on their own intelligence. Keep reading to learn more about Multipliers and Diminishers

The Key to Finding Meaning in Life: Meaningful Work

The Key to Finding Meaning in Life: Meaningful Work

How can we find more meaning in life? Why is performing meaningful work so important to our happiness? We all focus on finding meaning in life, but in order to do that, we need to understand human beings. Humans need to engage in pursuits and work that fill our lives with purpose and meaning. And the most satisfying and meaningful work is that which people find intrinsically rewarding. Continue reading for more information on the pursuit of meaning.

The Importance of Emotional Safety in the Workplace

The Importance of Emotional Safety in the Workplace

What does it mean to say someone feels emotionally safe at work? What happens when emotional security is absent in the workplace? When employees feel emotionally safe at work, they feel secure and are comfortable speaking out. When emotional safety is absent in the workplace, performance and efficiency drop drastically. Read about the importance of emotional safety in the workplace and what happens when it’s missing.

Team Purpose: The Glue That Holds It All Together

Team Purpose: The Glue That Holds It All Together

Do the members of your team have a clear purpose with regards to their roles and responsibilities within the organization? Why is it important to flesh out your team’s purpose? A shared team purpose allows for consistent decision-making, effective prioritizing, and elevated performance through interaction. Purpose answers the question: why do we do what we do? Read about the key attributes of shared team purpose, why it’s good for workplace culture, and the problems that could arise when it’s missing.

There Are Only 2 Types of Working Environments

There Are Only 2 Types of Working Environments

What types of working environments are there? And how do you, as a leader, determine which environment is right for your company? When you consider it from a high level, there are only two types of working environments. These are proficiency- and creativity-oriented environments. When looking at their product and processes, leaders must determine if they want an environment that encourages proficiency or one that promotes creativity. Keep reading for more about the two types of working environments.

The Culture Code: Book Breaks Down Work Cultures

The Culture Code: Book Breaks Down Work Cultures

What is The Culture Code book about? What are the key elements of effective work culture, according to its author Daniel Coyle? In his 2018 book The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle outlines three indispensable elements of effective work culture: safety, vulnerability, and purpose. He breaks down the key attributes and benefits of each concept, warns about the consequences of ignoring them, and gives insight into how to implement them in your workplace. Keep reading for more about Daniel Coyle’s book The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups.