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The Dirty Dozen: Finding And Fixing Company Culture

The Dirty Dozen: Finding And Fixing Company Culture | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
As we grow up, we often get wonderful gifts from mom and dad. Gifts such as intelligence, passion, communication and leadership skills. We also get gifts from different mentors, which can complement the ones from our parents.
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Connectedness & Health: The Science of Social Connection INFOGRAPHIC - Emma Seppälä, Ph.D.

Connectedness & Health: The Science of Social Connection INFOGRAPHIC - Emma Seppälä, Ph.D. | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Social connection improves physical health and mental and emotional well-being. We all think we know how to take good care of ourselves: eat your veggies, work out and try to get enough sleep. But how many of us know that social connection is just as critical? One landmark study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure. On the other hand, strong social connection: leads to a 50% increased... Continue Reading
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Five ways to embed a culture of happiness

Five ways to embed a culture of happiness | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Just as every person has a personality, every single organization on the planet already has a culture. But what people really mean when they say they want to embed culture at work is that they want to create a positive culture.  One that, combined with the people and the products or services that are sold, […]
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Taking Collaboration One Step Further

Taking Collaboration One Step Further | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Workplaces should move from cubicles to serendipity to deep connections
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Why Do Companies Struggle to Foster Innovation?

Why Do Companies Struggle to Foster Innovation? | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Innovation is a hot topic and has been the theme of numerous conversations, postings and articles. The discussions include everything from how companies should innovate to how certain C-Level roles
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12 Behaviors of a Transformational Leader

12 Behaviors of a Transformational Leader | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
What types of leaders are there in businesses? What type of leader transforms an enterprise into a social enterprise? What characteristics should this leader have? Tell us in the comment section ;-)
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Brand Success – Learnings from the Psychology of Happiness / 2CV Research

Brand Success – Learnings from the Psychology of Happiness / 2CV Research | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Find out more about 2CV's thinking when it comes to consumer market research & get a deeper understanding of your market to make better business decisions.
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Fire Your Boss: How Companies Without Hierarchy Are Getting Ahead

Fire Your Boss: How Companies Without Hierarchy Are Getting Ahead | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
It used to be the man made the company. Great businesses were personified in the figures of their visionary bosses like Jack Welch, Michael Ovitz, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs, around whom a carefully constructed hierarchy of managers assembled to ensure maximal success. There has always been something aspirational in [...]
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Despite Your Best Efforts, Why Aren’t Your Employees More Engaged?

Despite Your Best Efforts, Why Aren’t Your Employees More Engaged? | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
By David Lee and Jacob Schneid
Despite millions of words written and millions of dollars spent on improving employee engagement, the needle has barely budged over the years.
From Gallup’s State of the American Workplace:
While the state of the U.S.
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Leadership in Social Enterprise

Leaders of social enterprises face manifold challenges: many leaders do not have a formal business education and were driven by the passion to solve a social cause. Their intrinsic motivation comes first and economic reasons rank low. But business procedures need to be implemented, teams built and money earned to run a social enterprise successfully. To support them, this manual sets out to answer the following question: What are the key challenges for social entrepreneurs when it comes to leadership?


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7 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Happiness is a state of mind. If you're willing to adopt a different approach to your actions, you can achieve it.
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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: WHY TRANSPARENT MANAGEMENT IS THE BOTTOM LINE

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: WHY TRANSPARENT MANAGEMENT IS THE BOTTOM LINE | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Effectively engaging employees as part of building a holistic and organic culture has emerged as a critical differentiator in business.
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Building a Strong Team: It Really Takes an Emphasis on Trust

Building a Strong Team: It Really Takes an Emphasis on Trust | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
To build a strong team, there has to be a high level of trust. Trust is the glue that holds people together and the lubricant that allows energy and passion to flow. Trust builds internal cohesion.
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Six Tips for a Happy Workplace

Six Tips for a Happy Workplace | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Here are some tips from psychological research for achieving workplace happiness and productivity: deal effectively with bad bosses, prefer intentions over fantasies, and value workplace friendships.
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The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died. Since then, books have been written and movies have been made. Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and holding [...]
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How to Manage At the Pace of Accelerating Change

How to Manage At the Pace of Accelerating Change | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Today’s managers face a difficult and unprecedented challenge: The world is changing much faster than their organizations. Every industry, without exception, has been overtaken by an accelerating pace of change that shows no signs of letting up any time soon. In a world where change is constant, it’s not surprising that many managers feel overwhelmed […]
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Why our startup has no bosses, no office, and a four-day work week

In 2008, my study partner Hernán Amiune and I had finished studying computer engineering at Catholic University of Córdoba Argentina. During our last years at university, we had done some internships in companies such as HP, IBM, and Intel. It was the moment we realized there was a mistake in their work methods. We couldn’t understand why...
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How Paying It Forward Can Help Your Company

New research says that companies that encourage generosity between employees score wins by generating ideas, sharing knowledge, and creating a better culture.
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Keep the Door Open Between You and Your Remote Workers

Keep the Door Open Between You and Your Remote Workers | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

Employees always appreciate a boss who is willing to listen.

 

This applies both in the “real” world, and in the virtual world where the remote working relationship exists. Employees don’t like being treated like anonymous statistics hired to simply carry out tasks.

 

 

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How to Achieve "Flow" in Your Work

How to Achieve "Flow" in Your Work | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
You want to be experiencing “flow.” It’s when you’re so wrapped up in what you’re doing that the world fades away: Flow is the mental…
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Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

The serial entrepreneur shares how you can increase productivity by boosting employee satisfaction.
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Why Happiness at Work Matters

Successful leaders know happy employees contribute to better profitability. Here are two easy steps to a happier corporate culture.
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The Obstacle Course of Employee Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

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It's hard to keep on top of employee engagement sometimes - people do say it can be an obstacle course.
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75 Inspiring Motivational Quotes on Leadership

Sometimes a little leadership inspiration is just one motivational quote away.

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