How Transformational Leaders Build Better Cultures

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 4, 2019

Company culture isn’t set by any one person. Rather, it’s something that emanates from the entire team.

 

With that said, leaders invariably set the tone and establish some of the core cultural values. One of the key aspects of being a transformational leader is seeking opportunities to strengthen your culture, building it into something that’s a little better each day.… Read more...

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How New Leaders Can Approach Team Building

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 1, 2019

Team building can be challenging under the best of circumstances. When you’re new to the job—for example, if you’ve just been promoted into the team leader role—it can be especially daunting. After all, how are you supposed to build unity among people you barely know, and haven’t yet had much chance to gel?… Read more...

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How to Include Remote Employees in Team Building Activities

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 21, 2019

There’s a lot of value in periodically bringing all of your employees together for a team building exercise. When done right, these activities can improve communication, foster cohesion, and bolster morale.

 

With that said, team building is harder than it used to be, and that’s largely thanks to the phenomenon of remote workers.… Read more...

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The Link Between Employee Engagement and Self-Esteem

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 14, 2019

Is there a connection between employee engagement and employee self-esteem? According to one new study, the answer is yes—and that’s something that could have big implications for how you think about engagement.

 

Employee Engagement Efforts are Coming Up Short

 

This new study comes not a moment too soon, as more and more companies are floundering in the employee engagement process.… Read more...

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How Leaders Can Help Employees Weather Change

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 7, 2019

The one constant in life is change. People change, relationships change—even companies change. And as your business goes through seasons of transition, it’s important to show some stabilizing leadership for your team members.

 

The thing about change is, it’s almost always unsettling—even when it’s good change!… Read more...

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How to Achieve a Culture of Connection

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 4, 2019

All of us want to connect with people—with friends, with co-workers, with clients and customers. Of course, connection isn’t something you achieve easily. It takes ongoing work and long-term commitment. What’s more, it requires a company culture that actually facilitates and promotes connectivity.… Read more...

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