Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset

Latest from the Lab: The Dark Side of Reassessing a Stressful Situation

By Ryan Curl, Ph.D

It can be helpful to reassess situations to regulate our emotions. But when we’re quite stressed, that reassessment could turn malevolent.

May 24th, 2022

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset | Inclusion

Hitting a Nerve: How a College Freshman Reminded the World That Change Is Hard

By Jessica Lewis

Transitions are tough. In this Q&A, we speak with a recent college graduate about what she’s learned about transitions, and why her viral video on the topic struck a nerve.

May 19th, 2022

DEI | Empathy | Growth Mindset

The Neuroscience of Napping

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D.

Recent research shows napping, when done right, can increase alertness, and enhance our cognitive performance, memory and training. Here’s how to get the most out of a midday snooze.

May 17th, 2022

Connection | Culture and Leadership | Empathy

Three Habits for a More Empathetic Workplace

By NeuroLeadership Institute

Forming quality connections in the workplace — in other words, practicing the three habits of empathy — creates a culture in which everyone wants to bring their best effort.

May 10th, 2022

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 | 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

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