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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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What individuals are looking for in a company culture

Since 1980, the phrase “company culture” has been used in organisational literature more than any other time in history. The graphic below shows just how steadily the phrase “company culture” has been on the rise. In our digital age, companies and organisations have been using “company culture” liberally in everything from career postings and websites […]

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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 […]