How to Use Culture in Your Company Recruiting

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 24, 2017

Millennial workers differ from previous generations in several respects—but I’d argue that the most significant is this: They don’t take jobs solely on the basis of benefits, nor even career advancement. Both of those things can be important, but more than anything else, the workers of today want to align themselves with the right company culture.… Read more...

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How to Manage Employee Burnout

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 27, 2017

Employee stress is serious business, and it can lead to any number of problems. Employees who are stressed tend to be less engaged in their work. Their morale is lower, which means your employee retention can suffer. Stressed employees are also less healthy, which can mean more sick days and higher insurance costs.… Read more...

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How to Boost Productivity Without Boosting Stress

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 22, 2017

Productivity and stress aren’t necessarily two sides of the same coin, but they do go hand in hand, much more often than any of us would like. When you agonize over all the things you have to do, and make changes to your daily rhythms to help you accomplish more, it can take its toll on you; it can make you feel more anxious, more easily depleted.… Read more...

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How to Handle Hard Feedback

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 6, 2017

One of the signs of a truly great leader is a willingness to seek out feedback—and to accept it graciously, even when it’s less than positive.

Obviously, none of us like being reminded of our flaws, and we can all struggle to receive difficult truths.… Read more...

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How to Use Travel Delays to Your Advantage

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 22, 2017

Nobody likes travel delays, but they can be especially frustrating when you’re an entrepreneur or an executive with a lot on your plate. When you have a million things you need to be doing, sitting in an airport is about the last thing in the world you’d like to be occupying your time with—but wait: There are ways to actually use your flight delays to mark things off your to-do list.… Read more...

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How to Build a Company Culture That Helps Customers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 1, 2016

Why is culture so important? Ask any given leader and the answer you’re going to receive—as likely as not—is that culture helps retain employees and create strong teams. That’s certainly true, and certainly important. But remember, culture isn’t just your set of internal values; it’s your external ones, too, the values you put on display for the world.… Read more...

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