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The Nature Of 1-on-1s Are Changing For The Better

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Although the pandemic has triggered massive shifts in our day-to-day lives and even our long-term view, it isn’t without silver linings.

6 Ways To Build And Maintain High Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement is something that all leaders strive for but can be an ambiguous metric to measure.

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How Does Employee Engagement Impact Your Bottom Line?

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Click here to download the PDF! Check out 15Five’s employee engagement feature, Engagement+ , to learn how you can boost the type of engagement that drives performance.

9 Ways To Give Effective Employee Feedback

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Employee feedback is an incredibly powerful tool. If offered properly, it has the ability to grow and develop the people of your organization, improve the levels of trust and communication, and strengthen bonds between employees and managers.

How To Have Clearing Conversations At Work

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Tough conversations are a constant—and necessary—aspect of building a strong, connected, and diverse workforce. When you bring together different backgrounds, opinions, and priorities in the workplace, friction sometimes can’t be avoided.

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Why Should Leaders Measure Employee Engagement?

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Click here to download the PDF! Engagement employee engagement employee experience leading people motivation team performance

5 Employee Engagement Trends In The Era of Coronavirus

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The term “employee engagement,” isn’t a new one. But since its original concept in 1990 and now, the way we view engagement in the workplace has shifted dramatically.

Should Your Employee Engagement Surveys Be Anonymous?

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As a psychologist focused on changing the world of work, my goal is to help organizations learn how to create psychologically safe environments for their people.

4 Elements of Leadership That Are As Impactful In The Office As On The Battlefield

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“What?!”. We couldn’t believe what we were hearing. This officer wanted our team of mentor-Marines to patrol the route that held the record for greatest number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) ever found in our area of operations. On foot. At night.

Why 2020 Is The ‘Year Of HR’: A Conversation With Josh Bersin

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Perhaps now more than ever, demands on People Operations roles are incredibly high. Handling just the administrative side of HR while establishing a remote workforce can be a full-time job, let alone the all-important human element that requires your attention and resources.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Remote Employees To Keep Them Engaged

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Building and maintaining a strong company culture can be difficult when you only see your team for several minutes each week and can be especially challenging if these moments aren’t optimized to be high-impact conversations.

Creating An Inclusive Company Culture Begins With Psychological Safety

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Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, people across the nation, and the globe, have been experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions.

Your Team Needs 1-on-1s, Now More Than Ever

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Friends, we are in unprecedented times. If I’d written this post in March, when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the U.S. hard and many companies suddenly pivoted to having employees work from home, that statement would have been true.

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

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Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough.

4 Tips For Transitioning Your Teams To Remote Work

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There are many reasons to shift to a remote team. For some employers it’s a way of life; they’ve found that providing a remote option gives them the flexibility to hire and retain the best people without limiting themselves to a geographical area.

Has COVID-19 Propelled Us Into The Future Of Work?

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I caught a glimpse of the new wave of work as the world was recovering from the global financial crisis in 2008. In the decade that followed, I joined a movement of forward-thinking individuals and companies trying to inspire the world to a “new normal.”

The 5 Questions You Need To Ask Your Employees Every Week

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What makes a great coach? . This age-old question has generated many different theories over the years; even researchers have joined the conversation and taken their shot at solving it.

Keeping Your People Connected And Productive While Working Remotely

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Whether you’ve worked at home for years or are just making the transition, now is the time to commit to certain behaviors that will ensure the entire team stays productive and connected.

Will Your Organization Thrive In The New Normal?

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To say “a lot has changed this year” would be a massive understatement. The uncertainty we face both short- and long-term has caused us to think differently about how we live and work. One way of thinking that remains relevant despite our new normal is NoW of Work’s four archetypes model.

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How TargetX Manages Engagement, Performance, And Culture In A Remote-Work World

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As companies around the world have faced off with COVID-19 and its implications, they have quickly had to shift how and where they work. For some companies, however, managing and collaborating with distributed teams is nothing new.

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Revamp Your Employee Engagement Survey with 15Five’s Engagement+

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Today’s business leaders want to understand what truly matters to their people and what really impacts their performance. 15Five’s Engagement+ and its Full Potential Index templates provide unparalleled insights into the elements that build an energized, inspired, and passionate workforce.

How To Maintain Employee Engagement During A Crisis

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As we step into the “ new normal ,” HR departments across the world are being asked to ramp up employee engagement efforts as a new frontier emerges in the state of work.

6 Practices That Make Every Day Feel Like Employee Appreciation Day

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Every year on the first Friday of March, companies across the world have a chance to recognize the hard work of their people by celebrating Employee Appreciation Day. But just like so many important holidays, it shouldn’t be celebrated just once a year.

How To Have Transformational 1-on-1 Meetings With Your Employees

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Did you know employees are three times more likely to be engaged at work if they have managers who hold regular meetings with them? While many managers do hold 1-on-1 meetings with their direct reports, it’s far too common that they are rushed, tactical, and transactional.

15Five Launches Updated Manager Soft Skills Training With Worst-Self Academy

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“Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” ~ Michael Scott, Dunder Mifflin. Those of us in the tech and innovation space understand that there’s a sweet spot for providing businesses with solutions to their most pressing problems.

Remote Work: The New Normal?

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Telecommuting and working from home have been hot topics for several years now. According to a recent study conducted by Flexjobs, the number of people working from home at least part time has increased by 44% over the last five years.

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Adopting The Mindset Of A Resilient Organization

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Resilient organizations are positioned to perpetually grow and evolve. They have the ability to bounce back in uncertain and exponential times and are more likely to achieve business results, attract investors, and retain top talent.

The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 2: Individual Work Practices

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It goes without saying that while there are a number of great benefits of working remotely, there are also many personal challenges which can arise for people that include loneliness, family distractions, the psychological implications of not having distinctions between your work time and home time, and an inability to focus or procrastination.

Developing A Growth Mindset During A Pandemic

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It goes without saying that businesses around the world are going through one of the most radical changes in the history of work.

The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 4: Shifting Your Mindset

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The world has entered an unprecedented moment in history, and organizations around the globe have had to adjust quickly to a new way of working. For some leaders, remote work was something they were forced to do, not something they embraced.

Podcast Recap: Leading Organizational Transformation

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In recent years, we’ve seen the employee engagement/performance management software market explode. Along the way, we’ve come to realize that success takes more than just providing people with the software tools they need.

Podcast Recap: How Belonging At Work Improves Your Team’s Performance

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Research indicates that trauma can show up in our systems even if we haven’t personally experienced it, because it can be passed along through our genes!

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7 Unconventional Ways To Build Connections With Your Remote Teams

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In the new normal that we live in, many employees and teams are forced to blur the lines between work and home life. Such a large and impactful shift means that the focus on increasing employee engagement is now greater than ever, but old methods may not carry over into a remote workplace.

How Feeling Identification Can Help Managers Become Impactful Coaches

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In moments of extreme happiness or sadness, how easy is it for you to match words to your emotions? Are you able to precisely describe what it is you’re truly feeling? This exercise is called feeling identification.

The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 3: Company-Wide Practices

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As a primarily work-from-home, remote CEO of a company honored to have won multiple awards for its culture, I’ve gained a lot of hard-won expertise over the last nine years building 15Five as a remote-first company, now over 200 employees.

Beyond Workplace Communication: Cultivating Relational Mastery

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Slack, email, this blog… the myriad ways of communicating have no end. But what is the point of all this communication software if we fail at effectively conveying our message, building authentic relationships, or winning at work. Has our technology surpassed our humanity in this realm?

The Importance Of Relational Mastery At Work

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“The quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives, but equally so, the quality of relationships at work determines the quality of our work and our overall ability to succeed,” says well-known psychotherapist, Esther Perel.

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Podcast Recap: Willie Jackson Discusses Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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We are at a pivotal moment in American History.

7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”. A fireman! A rooster! (I I actually said this.). As children, we were asked this question over and over again. Even now as adults we ask the same question to the kids in our lives.

Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy

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Despite all we’ve written on the subject over the years, micromanagement continues to plague organizations everywhere, and at some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve experienced some form of it.

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