Autonomy | Burnout | SCARF | State of Discontent

The State of Discontent: Three Strategies To Create a Culture of Satisfaction

By Sherilyn George-Clinton, Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

It's incumbent on leaders to mitigate discontent. Here are three sustainable strategies based on science to help you retain your workers.

October 21st, 2021

Inclusion | SCARF

IBM’s Chief Leadership, Learning, and Inclusion Officer Created an At-Home ‘School’ for Inclusive Practices—Step Inside Bubb Academy

By Angelie Patel

Deb Bubb, IBM's Chief Leadership, Learning, and Inclusion Officer, is bringing her work home in an inspiring and transformative way. Here's how.

August 18th, 2020

Coronavirus | Leadership | SCARF

Restoring Employee Autonomy in a World on Lockdown

By Jay Dixit

Coronavirus poses an extraordinary threat to our sense of control. The solution is to give employees autonomy wherever possible.

May 14th, 2020

Bias | Coronavirus | Performance | SCARF

How to Have Performance Conversations During a Crisis

By Devon Brown, Ph.D.

Performance conversations are a critical moment for leaders to help their team members feel supported and keep engagement steady.

April 7th, 2020

Coronavirus | Inclusion | SCARF

The Science-Backed Case for Treating Your Vendors as Partners

By Susan Gogus

Amid the CV-19 crisis, work relationships can be complex. The science of social threat and reward can help us understand and fulfill our partners' needs.

March 26th, 2020