culture | SCARF

Choose Your Own Manager? NLI Survey Shows It Could Help Motivate Employees

By Troy Hicks, Ph.D.

Allowing employees to choose who leads them can help meet their need for autonomy.

July 26th, 2022

DEI | SCARF

When Your Perspective Is Mistaken

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D., Sherilyn George-Clinton

By mistaking employees’ perspectives, leaders risk losing valuable insights and making employees feel unheard. Here’s how to do it right.

June 16th, 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

Culture and Leadership | DEI | Hybrid | Hybrid Work | Performance | SCARF | status

The New Rules of Return-To-Office

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D., Jessica Lewis, Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

Companies are finding it hard to bring people back to the office, despite luring them with everything from free lunch to free concerts with Lizzo. Here’s how to bring people back, in a brain-friendly manner.

April 26th, 2022

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