5 Reasons to Care About Employee Engagement

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 20, 2019

What’s your company’s most valuable asset? It’s not a trick question. Your most valuable asset is your team. Simply put, any success you have is ultimately going to come down to the efforts and outcomes of your employees. So, it makes sense—it’s an important investment, you might say—to keep those employees feeling purposeful, happy, and appreciated.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Reasons to Care About Employee Engagement

Managing 4 Difficult Personality Types

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 10, 2019

It takes all kinds.

You’ve probably heard that phrase before. And, you probably know how true it is. Take your professional team. Whether it’s tiny or its sprawling, I’m willing to bet that your team encompasses many different personality types.

And frankly, some of those personality types may be easier to get along with than others.… Read more...

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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