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April 25, 2019

How We Onboard New Team Members

We designed our onboarding to embrace new hires and help them feel a strong sense of clarity, confidence, and connection. It works for us, and we’re excited to share it with other HR leaders. I hope you can use this to create transformational onboarding programs within your organization.

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March 14, 2019

Four Strategies to Turn Your Culture Around

In 2015, 23% of people reported that they would leave their jobs for a 10% pay increase. The researchers asked the same question in 2019 and found the number had nearly doubled: 43%. The reason for rapid decrease in loyalty? The study pointed to poor culture.

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March 5, 2019

The Only Thing That Makes Work Meaningful

The job is not what creates meaning. Instead, meaning comes from reflecting on and linking experiences. In other words, we create meaning when we connect our experiences to feelings, patterns, and insights about ourselves.

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February 14, 2019

Does your organization lack connection?

What is holding back the growth of your business? Talent. You can’t hire fast enough and your employees are constantly being recruited to join other organizations. This challenge is not going to get easier - in fact, it is expected to get much harder: By 2030 the labor shortage will cost the economy $8.45 trillion a year

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February 5, 2019

How to Scale Growth Mindset In Your Company

Adopting a Growth Mindset requires more than just acquiring knowledge. Frankly, that’s the easy part. Adopting a Growth Mindset requires a change in identity. You have to let go of many false notions about who you are as a person and work on your sense of self.

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January 30, 2019

The Airbnb Approach to Talent Development

In 2017, the average employer spent 34.1 hours and $1,296 per employee on learning and development initiatives. That’s a lot of time and money, and with the accelerating demands on organization to retain employees and close the skill gap, total hours and dollars are likely to increase.

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January 22, 2019

New Research: Peers Key to Growth

As it turns out, the career advice I have been dispensing all this time may be wrong. When asked what to look for in a new job, I often tell people to focus their attention on the manager: What can you learn from them?

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December 26, 2018

AI, #MeToo and the New World of Work

The conversation about work is changing - have you noticed? Ten years ago the conversation was focused on engagement, efficiency, and innovation. Now the tone has become much more, well, human.

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December 13, 2018

The New Competitive Advantage: Employee Fulfillment

What is holding back the growth of your business? Talent. You can’t hire fast enough and your teams are constantly being recruited to join other organizations. This challenge is not going to get easier - it is expected to get much harder.

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