How to Motivate your Team & Increase Productivity

The common societal conception that if you work hard, you will become successful, and once you become successful, you’ll be happy, is backwards. Instead, happiness leads to success. So the real question is: How can managers positively motivate their employees in order to increase happiness and productivity? Find out in this post.

What is Happiness & How Happy are you?

What is happiness and can it really be based upon simple practices? CEO, Rick Breden, tells a story about practicing happiness and shares his thoughts about the qualities, attitudes and practices that will lead us to a happier and more successful life.

How Posture Effects Your Performance

The way one carries and takes care of their body is a critical step, and is an often overlooked key to peak performance. Learn the benefits of a good posture and how you can practice good posture in this article.

Using Behavioral Role Benchmarks to get the Right People in the Right Roles

Learn how you can avoid hiring distress and determine if a person’s behavioral traits are right for the role before you hire them by using Behavioral Role Benchmarks.

Bringing Compassion into the Workplace

When we treat ourselves and others compassionately, we tend to come together in a collaborative manner that boosts the group as a whole. With this, deep relationships are formed, trust is established, and a willingness to collaborate on projects and shared visions is cultivated, which has a direct impact on a company’s bottom line.

Why a Positive Presence is Essential to Leaders

Sometimes maintaining a positive presence at work is much easier said than done. However, by being mindful of your own presentation and making a conscious effort to exude a positive energy and vibe, you can make an immense impact on your employees and the company culture.

The Costs of a Bad Hire

We know a bad hire can be a very expensive mistake financially, but have you considered how it can also have a significant negative impact within the organization as a whole? Here are our thoughts.

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Learn how to “wake up” to the countless miracles around and within you, return to the present moment, express gratitude, and reunite your mind and body in this mindfulness practice.

The Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace

Bringing mindfulness to the workplace has the potential to decrease people’s stress and anxiety through heightened awareness, which in turn leads to improved performance. Also, perhaps most importantly from a leadership perspective, mindfulness encourages engagement. Learn how being fully present as a leader— and allowing your team to be fully in the moment — will reap rewards both personally and professionally.

Why You Should Use Behavioral Assessments for Hiring

Technical Skills matter when you’re making a hire, but they’re only one piece of the puzzle. You don’t just want to hire someone who can adequately perform tasks without knowing if they will fit into your company’s culture, have the same values as the organization and generally be happy at their job. Fortunately, by utilizing a Behavioral Assessment in your hiring process you can predict those other pieces of the puzzle by looking at actual data on how prospective employees are expected to behave in a given role or a work situation.