Tag Archives: Employees

Finding Ways to Attract Hard to Engage Employees

Compared to the global averages, Japanese employees lack engagement, trust and a sense of feeling valued at work. So, what can be done?

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Why Employee Engagement Matters

When I was a child at large family gatherings there were two tables: one for the grown-ups and one of the kids. As kids, we did not get to choose where we sat or even what we ate—the grown-ups made … Continue reading

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How to Fight Learned Helplessness at Work

Growing up, I heard a story about baby elephants and how they are tamed. I learned that when a baby elephant is captured, trainers put a chain around its leg and attach it to a secure pole, preventing it from … Continue reading

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Curb Employee Disengagement: Give More Control

I just tried meditation at work for the first time, and I’m not sure if I’m doing it right or if it will make a difference. Especially since I skipped my morning meditation because I was running late for a … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Collaboration

Everyone agrees. Collaboration is more important than ever to help solve complex business problems and drive innovation in today’s globally competitive environment. And collaborate we do. People are working on teams more than ever before, and the ratio of individual … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of “BYOD” at Work

The workplace is changing; employees are no longer tied to their desks or offices. As the trend of remote and mobile working continues to grow, it’s important for organizations to allow their employees to make personalized choices about the technology … Continue reading

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Two Wheel Commute

Across all industries, we’re seeing an increased focus on wellbeing. Some believe it’s driven by the increased cost of healthcare. Others point to an increased awareness of health thanks to the ubiquitous amount of information available to consumers. Whatever the … Continue reading

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The Open Plan Office Doesn’t Have To Mean The End Of Privacy

Do you work in an open office? Do you like it? If you’re like most of the people joining this conversation online, the answer is a resounding NO. Despite the fact that over 70% of employees in the US work … Continue reading

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