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Belonging starts with giving better compliments at work

A compliment can go a long way in the workplace, for both the receiver and the giver. It’s scientifically proven that verbal affirmations are neurologically processed similarly to financial rewards. Despite this, managers can have a terrible habit of staying silent when it comes to positive feedback. A sociologist explains how to give better compliments.

Contributor: Dr. Liz Kofman-Burns, Ph.D. Sociologist and Co-founder - Peoplism | Published: 23 February 2023

Shift to “anywhere” work has made connection harder

Simpplr, the leading AI-powered employee experience platform today released the results of its Anywhere Work 2023 Employee Experience Survey Report . The survey asked HR executives of organizations with more than 500 employees about their ability to effectively communicate, connect, and engage with their employees who work anywhere.

Contributor: Samantha Hird, Simpplr | Published: 15 January 2023

Can loving your country hinder international collaboration?

Having a positive attitude towards your home country is more likely to hinder you from collaborating internationally, according to new research from Durham University Business School. Whilst having a less positive attitude towards your country of origin means you’re more likely to engage in international collaborations.

Contributor: Peter Remon - Bluesky Education | Published: 6 November 2022

Fear of failure is paralysing decision making

“Fear of failure is not unusual, however it can be particularly dominant in organisations that employ ‘old school’ leadership practices”

Contributor: Robert Ordever, European MD - O.C. Tanner | Published: 1 June 2022

Spike in toxic workplace culture is taking its toll

61% of those who have experienced problematic workplace behaviour have had to take a period of long-term leave, according to recent research

Contributor: Gemma McCall, CEO - Culture Shift | Published: 24 January 2022