How Transformational Leaders Deliver Employee Feedback

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 20, 2019

Here’s a simple truth about human nature: We all like to be praised when we do something well. Very few of us enjoy being criticized when we do something poorly.

 

But both kinds of feedback can ultimately be valuable: We need the affirmation just as surely as we need the correction.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Transformational Leaders Deliver Employee Feedback

What’s the Difference Between Cultural Fit and Cultural Impact?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 16, 2019

For years now, hiring and recruitment trends have been shaped by one simple idea: Cultural fit.

But recently, a number of HR professionals have started second-guessing this practice; in fact, some have suggested that cultural fit, however well-intentioned, may actually perpetuate certain workplace prejudices and biases.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat’s the Difference Between Cultural Fit and Cultural Impact?

Smart Solutions for Mitigating Employee Stress

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 9, 2019

Let’s start with the obvious: It’s not a good thing when your employees are stressed. Stress erodes morale, wrecks wellness, impairs productivity, and leads to an unhappy and unengaged team.

 

As a leader, you can’t always keep your team members stress-free, but there are some solutions you can implement to make your work environment as low-stress as possible.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanSmart Solutions for Mitigating Employee Stress

Debunking Common Myths About Company Culture

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 6, 2019

Culture. Those of us in the business community talk about it endlessly. We read articles about it. We write articles about it! We have meetings about it, and in some cases even hire executives to oversee our culture-shaping initiatives. And that’s all well and good: Culture is far too important a thing to ever leave it to chance.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDebunking Common Myths About Company Culture

Building Culture at Your Startup

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 22, 2019

Here’s a secret about culture: Every company has one, regardless of whether you’re building it intentionally or allowing it to happen by accident. This holds true even for startups. Right out of the gate, you have the choice to mold and shape the culture you want—or to sit back and hope for the best.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanBuilding Culture at Your Startup