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How to improve boundary fluidity within your company

Today, we’re discussing the final trait among the five named as the most stand-out in highly adaptive teams, according to an article by Roselinde Torres. As a review, here are the traits we’ve already covered:   One Voice. “Adaptive teams take the time to get completely aligned about the organisation’s vision, values, and vital priorities, while […]

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3 important phases of succession planning

Continuing our series on succession planning (read part 1 here and part 2 here), today’s blog discusses some of the essential steps in the actual succession plan development process.   First, let’s take another look at what succession planning is: A “deliberate and systematic effort” designed to ensure the continued effective performance of an organization, […]

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4 things to do before starting the succession planning process

Last time on the blog, we discussed some of the benefits organisations could experience simply by having a succession plan in place. These benefits include a significant increase in employee engagement and a higher number of identified, well-developed leaders on board. You can read the full article here. Over the next few posts, we’ll discuss […]

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3 reasons your company should begin succession planning

Does your organisation have a succession plan in place? If not, you may want to consider developing one. Based on a recent report from Software Advice—an online reviewer of talent management technology—organisations that have succession plans in place tend to yield great results including: A higher number of identified, well-developed leaders on board A long-term commitment […]

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How to effectively motivate your employees, Part 3

As Daniel H. Pink says in his book Drive, “Management isn’t about walking around and seeing if people are in their offices. It’s about creating conditions for people to do their best work.” Using 50 years of research, he presents a trifecta of elements that must be in place to effectively motivate employees: autonomy, mastery, […]

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Building a positive culture in the workplace, Part 5

We have spent the past several weeks discussing positive psychologist Martin Seligman’s “PERMA Model”. It’s a model for lasting well-being that was widely published in Seligman’s influential book “Flourish” and serves as the foundation for principles that can lead to a more positive environment and culture in any workplace. We have discussed… Positive Emotions: Positivity […]

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Building a positive culture in the workplace, Part 4

Productivity. Teamwork. Happiness. Wellbeing. These are all things we want in any workplace. When we find ourselves in a work environment that embodies these attributes, we thrive. Creativity soars. Collaboration takes place more regularly and does so at enhanced levels. Team members build health relationships with each other and thereby make the workplace enjoyable. For […]

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Building a positive culture in the workplace, Part 3

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been discussing positive psychologist Martin Seligman’s PERMA Model, which was widely published in his influential 2011 book Flourish. The PERMA Model represents five essential elements that must be in place for us to achieve lasting well-being. In terms of organisations and the workplace, these five elements additionally represent […]

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Building positive culture in the workplace, Part 2

This month, we began a series on building positive culture in the workplace. We discussed Barbara Frederickson’s Broaden and Build Theory, which asserts that the more positivity we experience, the likelier we are to exhibit behaviors such as: discovery, awareness, and curiosity. In order to experience more positivity, then, it would behoove us to consider […]

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Building a positive culture in the workplace

Imagine a workplace where… you’re actually glad to come into work. collaborations with colleagues come easily your team brainstorms and develops phenomenal ideas all hands are on deck; everyone’s committed, focused, and enthusiastic about the work ahead as a result, the end-products you produce are game-changing for your company at the end of the day, […]