Productivity

On this week’s podcast, my cohost Ardyn and I cover the biggest lessons we’ve learned from our experiments for the podcast, as well as our favorite nuggets of wisdom from the guests we’ve had on the show so far. Just in case you’re curious to dig into them, here are the 10 favorite interviews we’ve
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The seismic events of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the eruption of outrage and ongoing social unrest following the death of George Floyd have challenged employers in terms of how to meaningfully acknowledge the Pride Month of June, according to new data from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). As it has with very nearly
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If your organization’s “return to the workplace” considerations and preparations are limited to just those employees who were asked to work from home at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, you are missing an opportunity to lead meaningful cultural change. The latest research from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) found that among most larger
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Takeaway: Kelly McGonigal’s latest book, The Joy of Movement, is an ode to the value that movement can bring to our lives. Kelly shares how exercise of any kind and for any length of time can help us not only feel physically healthier, but also more connected with ourselves and our communities. She says that
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With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting not only the physical health of employees but also taking a considerable mental and financial toll in many cases, it’s important that organizations not lose sight of the benefits of a holistic well-being approach for employees. For example, high performance organizations are 2.5x more likely to design well-being programs to
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In a recent pulse survey, i4cp asked 385 HR leaders how long they anticipate that their organization’s employees will continue to work from home full-time as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.   Most (29%) respondents said their organizations are allowing employees to work remotely indefinitely, while 25% don’t know how long their employees will
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The pandemic has left even the most prepared, agile organisations scrambling in numerous and previously unimaginable ways. Consider how the coronavirus has blown up global supply chains. Many companies have focused on diversifying and adjusting supply networks to reduce risk and salvage some continuity. But are businesses giving the same consideration to the supply of
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The death of George Floyd and the subsequent eruption of grief, outrage, and frustration that has gone beyond the U.S. to become a global reckoning about systemic racism has had wide-ranging effect on culture, politics, business, and the workplace. Sentiment about the power and impact of the ongoing events that have unfolded since the Memorial
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Seattle – May 31, 2020 – In response to the escalated racial tensions following the death of George Floyd, i4cp’s Chief Diversity Board, which represents leaders from dozens of major U.S. employers, invites all interested parties to join an open call for Diversity and Inclusion on Tuesday, June 2nd at 1pm ET / 10am PT.
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Takeaways from Weekly Talent Acquisition Action Calls: COVID-19 Response 5/27/2020 Kristen Weirick, global head of talent acquisition and chief diversity officer at United Airlines, was the Q&A guest for this week’s Talent Acquisition COVID-19 Response series call, where talent acquisition leaders from companies such as Axogen, Federal Reserve Bank, Signant Health, and many more discussed
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The COVID-19 pandemic is exacting incredible costs on business continuity, productivity, and organizational survival. Moreover, it is taking monumental tolls worldwide on community health as well as the physical, mental, financial, social, and career well-being of individuals. This infographic highlights data from i4cp’s Next Practices in Holistic Well-Being: The Performance Advantage report and outlines the ways Holistic
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Building on lessons learned since early-March, most large organizations (those employing >1,000 people) are including contingencies for a resurgence of the COVID-19 virus into their return to the workplace planning, according to new data from the Institute for corporate Productivity (i4cp). The repeated warnings of health professionals and scientists that we should be prepared for
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High-performance organization embrace a holistic, “whole person” approach to employee well-being, widening focus beyond physical and mental health to a bigger, more inclusive picture. New research from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and Rob Cross, professor at Babson College, shows that these leading organizations look holistically at a combined six key elements that combine
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As we plan for an eventual return to work, executives need to recognize that the glue that holds organizations together is not the corporate headquarters or physical offices. It’s the more invisible qualities of purpose, culture, and brand. The interconnectedness of these three elements has always existed, but this equation needs to be carefully managed
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