Bias | Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Hybrid | Hybrid Work | Performance | SCARF | SEEDS | status

Why Putting People First Helps Leaders Achieve Their Goals

By Jay Dixit

Studies show that power leads managers to focus on goals, not people. Here’s how to make employees feel cared for in a time of disconnection.

May 5th, 2022

Bias | Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Hybrid | Hybrid Work | Performance | SCARF | SEEDS | status

Performance Punishment: The Reason You May Be Losing Your Best People.

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

When bias mixes with exploitative business practices, the result is performance punishment. Learn more about how to not give all your hard tasks to one person.

May 3rd, 2022

Bias | Culture and Leadership | DEI | Inclusion

Five Ways Workplaces Can Become More Neuro-inclusive, According to Neurodiversity Advocates

By Jessica Lewis

We spoke with three neurodiversity advocates about how to create more neuro-inclusive hiring practices and workplace cultures.

April 28th, 2022

Bias | Hybrid Work | SEEDS

The Five Biggest Biases Holding Workers Back

By Ted Bauer, Emma Sarro, Ph.D.

If you have a brain, you have bias. Some biases create bigger blind spots for decision-making, however. We’re seeing that a lot now as organizations try to redefine work and the employer-employee relationship.

October 26th, 2021

Allyship | Bias | DEI | Growth Mindset | Teams

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

Bias | Growth Mindset | Leadership | Performance

Four acronyms to help understand work and motivation: SCARF, SEEDS, AGES, and TAPS

By Ted Bauer

NLI has worked for years to develop "sticky" acronyms to help people understand the brain science behind performance, learning, motivation, feedback, and dealing with bias. Here's a brief summation of that work.

September 7th, 2021

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