Game rooms, onsite massage, unlimited vacation, endless snacks to name a few. Companies have tried all sorts of ways to keep employees happy and productive. But it turns out there’s a more impactful way to reduce stress in the workplace: mindfulness. By observing and accepting thoughts, sensations and feelings, employees are able to be more aware of the situation at hand and have higher levels of emotional intelligence.
With younger employees embracing faster technology adoption in the workplace, companies need to show they are forward-thinking in their digital transformation strategies, while providing training to older employees.
Research shows optimism can help you live longer, perform better and boost your energy. In Greg Bowen’s experience as a leader at Dell Technologies, he feels that optimism could have a similar effect on organizations. Learn how and why this SVP and CTO of Dell Digital helps others see the bright side of digital transformation.
The myth of the complete leader—the person at the top without flaws—builds on a 2007 Harvard Business Review article on how executives can build teams that lead, innovate and succeed with a distributed leadership model, outside connections, “X-teams,” and more.
While a digital guru may know how to create a brand-new digital business, existing companies may benefit more from the leadership of an insider who understands the needs of both the customers and the company, has existing relationships, and most importantly, knows what still needs to be learned.
For employee owners at the fourth largest craft brewing company in the U.S., culture isn’t about what you say; it’s about what you do. New Belgium Brewing’s culture is strongly based on sustainability and workplace wellness, and continues to be an example many companies strive to emulate.