The State of Discontent: What’s Really Behind the Great Resignation

By Ted Bauer, Jay Dixit

Leaders are reeling from the impacts of the great resignation—but there's more to our workforce woes: a widespread state of discontent.

October 7th, 2021

Burnout | Culture & Leadership | Resilience | State of Discontent

Everyone is in Survival Mode. Here Are Three Things Leaders Can Do Now.

By Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T., Emma Sarro, Ph.D.

Resignations and job burnout are at a fever pitch. Here are three things managers and employees can do to make it through, according to science.

October 20th, 2021

Culture and Leadership | State of Discontent

The State of Discontent: A Look at Who’s Quitting and Why


People want–and expect– more from their relationship with work, whether it’s purpose, autonomy or status. As we navigate this new era of hybrid work, and […]

October 18th, 2021

Autonomy | Culture & Leadership | Culture Change Master Class | FLEX | Growth Mindset | Hybrid | Hybrid Work

The Power of Choice

By Sherilyn George-Clinton

A sense of control, or the power to decide, is a key human need. Here are several ways leaders can increase workers’ sense of autonomy and maximize employee engagement and performance.

October 13th, 2021

DEI | DEIA | Government | Neuroscience

Three Ways To Use Science to Implement Biden’s Executive Order on DEIA

By Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T., Jeanine Stewart, Ph.D.

Systemic change at scale takes time, effort, and an evidence-based approach. This executive order is a golden opportunity to follow the science, experiment with novel approaches, and follow the data about what works.

October 5th, 2021

Engagement | Neuroscience | Storytelling

The Neuroscience of Storytelling

By Ted Bauer

Humans love stories, and live their lives through them, from Netflix to work discussions. But what do we know about storytelling and the brain, why does it resonate, and why should it be a bigger factor at work?

September 30th, 2021

Allyship | Bias | Culture & Leadership | Diversity & Inclusion | Growth Mindset | Teams | Transformation

Here’s How To Make Diversity Training Better

By Ted Bauer

Diversity training can feel performative, and elicit groans from those asked to attend. But it absolutely can be impactful, and that’s through a mix of both delivery and measurement.

September 29th, 2021

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