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How to Foster Inclusivity in The Workplace

There's more to inclusivity than simply meeting certain benchmarks, or being able to check a 'box'. Companies who commit to inclusivity participate in creating fair workplaces, representative, and offer equal opportunities for all. Keep reading to learn more about the concept of inclusivity, why it's so important, and what you can do to create genuine inclusivity in your workplace. What is Inclusivity? To understand inclusivity, you really need to look at two terms. The first is diversity. This is the variety of ways...

4 Counterproductive Behaviors Team Leaders Must Address

Not every employee is a superstar. And not every employee is a superstar every day. Normally, some people may slack occasionally. But if such tendencies are left unaddressed, this mild disengaged can grow into consistent counterproductive behaviors. And here things get problematic: “State of the American Workplace” study found that only about 33% of workers are consistently engaged while at work. The rest are either just somewhat engaged or have behaviors that damage the productivity of others. Team leaders need to...

How to Become a Better Facilitator

Facilitator. It's a common buzzword in the corporate world, especially in the contexts of organizational goals and employee effectiveness. But what is a facilitator? We can look at the Oxford Dictionary facilitator definition. It’s short and simple: “A facilitator is a person or thing that makes an action or process easy or easier.” This is a good start, but, in the workplace, that definition has more far-rearing implications that we are going to explore in this post. The Role of the Facilitator at...

6 Steps to Set Up an Employee of the Month Program

Employee engagement is closely tied with with regular recognition. Here’s proof: 84% of highly engaged employees say that they received recognition for the last time when they delivered superior work compared to only 25% of actively disengaged employees. Feeling that your team isn’t doing their best work lately? Perhaps, you’ve been taking them for granted for quite awhile and it’s time to change that with an Employee of the Month Program. Why You Should Start an Employee of the Month Program Disengaged...