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Employee Health Improves with Kindness

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 21, 2019

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that a $20 million gift is funding a UCLA institute studying the benefits of doing good for others. While skeptics might consider this just another California “woo woo” experiment, an interdisciplinary research approach is discovering that kindness to others alters genes that can lead to heart disease and certain cancers.  

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Three Dynamite Ways to Blow Up Employee Relationships

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, October 03, 2019

A sustainable, resilient organization needs employees who will hang in through changing times and put their talent and heart into the job.  Sadly, I’ve seen too many relationships disintegrate because of the actions of a manager. Worse—this isn’t rocket science but rather manager behavior that borders on everything from arrogance to just plain carelessness.  See how you would rate: 

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Five Tips to Unleash Learning Potential

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 06, 2018

A resilient, engaged workforce needs to constantly be learning and growing to stay ahead of the competition. However, it’s easy to shrug off learning when faced with limited time and budget constraints.Time to stop that old-school thinking. There are many options for learning that can meet the needs of a team.  Here are five: 

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How to Build Workplace Resiliency in Changing Times—Part Two

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 30, 2018

Resilient people are best able to deal with the demands placed on them, to “roll with the punches” and to cope under pressure. We all know the paradox of “too much to do and too little time”. When coupled with constant changes, looming deadlines, masses of email, and juggling a life outside of work, resiliency might seem like a “when-you-wish-upon-a-star” phenomenon. 

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How to Build Workplace Resiliency in Changing Times—Part One

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 23, 2018

According to a study released last year by the American Psychological Association, changes at work and uncertainty are linked to employee stress, distrust, and an intent to quit. The APA’s Work and Well-being Study reported that fully 50% of Americans say they have been impacted by organizational change and were more than twice as likely to report chronic work stress. 

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A Critical Workplace Skill Is Soft—which makes it HARD!

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, June 25, 2018

A recently released McKinsey Global Institute paper looked at 25 core workplace skills today and in the future for the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. 

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Forget parties and perks! Employee Experience Needs More.

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, April 23, 2018

In a war for talent, employee experience has risen as THE critical issue for this year. But make no mistake. It is not: 

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How to Craft a Key Retention Strategy: Mentoring

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 22, 2018

Recruitment of talent is one issue. But the retention of talent looms as an ever-larger concern for organizations seeking to be resilient in the future. According to a Deloitte study, 83% of companies are seriously worried about their leadership pipelines yet only 8% of companies have strong programs to build leadership skills in their millennial populations. 

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