Say Nice Things About Your Coworkers Whenever You Can
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Say Nice Things About Your Coworkers Whenever You Can

Say Nice Things About Your Coworkers Whenever You Can

Adapted from “The Benefits of Saying Nice Things About Your Colleagues,” by Jane E. Dutton and Julia Lee Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly given small opportunities to build up or put down our coworkers. If we’re introducing two colleagues, telling a story about how a meeting went, or sharing a colleague’s … Read More

To Keep Your Employees Engaged, Be Curious and Challenging
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To Keep Your Employees Engaged, Be Curious and Challenging

To Keep Your Employees Engaged, Be Curious and Challenging

Adapted from “How to Make Work More Meaningful for Your Team,” by Lewis Garrad and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Leaders play a significant role in helping employees understand why their jobs matter, but it’s not just about connecting their work to a larger purpose. You can also do it by demonstrating curiosity: Explore, ask questions, and engage … Read More

Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching
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Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

by Sarah Green Carmichael Every industry has leaders who see themselves not just as managers, but as teachers. And new research shows that approach strengthens not only the manager-employee bond, but also employee performance. Sydney Finkelstein, a professor of management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, encourages leaders to approach their direct reports … Read More