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October 5, 2022 SHIFT

How AI Can Bridge the Human Experience Gap at Work

Data, data, data. All organizations have it, but few leaders know what to do with it – especially when it comes to using the data to drive decision-making. Employee engagement data has come a long way in the past few years, and...

September 30, 2022 SHIFT

Are Leaders Ready for the Path Ahead?

  Since we are living through the greatest disruption to the workplace, why do we feel stuck between impossible decisions, no-win situations, and in an environment that lacks any forward momentum? Well, as Einstein said, "You...

September 16, 2022 SHIFT

Does Your Team Trust You?

  So does your team trust you, company leaders, and peers? In our increasingly polarized society, workplaces are now held to a higher standard. Leaders are expected to address societal issues in meaningful ways. Creating a safe...

September 1, 2022 SHIFT

Harnessing Momentum at Work

  We all crave momentum. It's the feeling of being on a roll – unstoppable. How do you create momentum? We asked some of our teammates to share how they think about momentum: "I think of how an object in motion stays in motion...

August 29, 2022 Joe Mechlinski

The Future of Work Starts With Questioning Everything

My high school (legendary) football coach, Roger Wrenn, would start every season the exact same way. At the first practice, he would say, "Hello everyone, my name is Roger Wrenn and I have been preparing my whole life to coach ...

August 25, 2022 SHIFT

The Hidden Truths About Burnout

Employee burnout costs the U.S. economy more than $350 million each year in turnover, sickness, reduced productivity, and low morale. Up 5.1% from 2020 to 2021, a whopping 34.7% of people are burnt out. The high amount of...

August 19, 2022 SHIFT

Today's Leadership Challenges Mirror Yesterday's Problems

  Have you heard of the "Quiet Quitting" trend sweeping social media? It's the latest way to describe how employees commonly respond to burnout – but the trend is far from new. "Quiet Quitting" is a repackaging and marketing of...

August 5, 2022 SHIFT

What Are People Leaders Tackling Right Now?

  Why should mental health be a critical part of your business strategy? Prioritizing mental health is fundamental to creating a healthy and high-performing culture. Leaders have the opportunity to use work as a vehicle to light...

July 26, 2022 SHIFT

Planning Your Next Team Event? Try This!

Imagine this all-too-familiar scenario... You've spent a ton of time planning a company event or important meeting only to find it was unproductive or forgotten about soon after. That stings. No need for that to ever happen...