Secrets Of America’s Happiest Companies | Fast Company

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Secrets Of America's Happiest Companies | Fast Company.

I’m always interested in this. What can you learn from this research that can make a difference in your workplace?

Also, if you are interested in more, here is the link to a New York Times book review of Anne Kreamer’s book, “It’s Always Personal.”

Women & Co. – Managing Your Career – 5 Tips to Being an Efficient Mentor (Yes, You Do Have Time!)

Some great tips here! Enjoy this short article:

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Women & Co. – Managing Your Career – 5 Tips to Being an Efficient Mentor (Yes, You Do Have Time!).

For Employee Wellbeing, Engagement Trumps Time Off

It’s easy to think of vacation and time off as the best way to increase employee well-being, but, in fact, in the long run, engagement is much more important to an employee’s well-being than the amount of time they have off of work.

The employee that is highly engaged at work, frequently enjoys a blurring of the distinction between work and play, and often finds themselves energized by things that occur at work rather than de-energized or depleted.

In addition, numerous serious research studies have shown that the more often people find themselves in the state of “flow”, (where they are so entirely consumed in what is happening in the moment that they lose all sense of time and of the other activities going on around them), the happier they are.

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For Employee Wellbeing, Engagement Trumps Time Off.

Coaching Tip:
Forget about long vacations, and consider what changes you can make to move more in the direction of “I love my work” and “I get a chance to do my best work every day.”

Go for more “flow.”

Exit interviews show top 10 reasons why employees quit « Blanchard LeaderChat

j0443405Managers will tell you that employees quit because of the compensation, but the truth is it’s not really all about the money.

In a study involving 19,000 employee exit interviews reported here, compensation was actually third down the list of the top reasons people leave a job. Take a look at the top 10 reasons people leave, and think about what you could be doing to better ensure that your organization hangs on to its best and brightest talent:

Exit interviews show top 10 reasons why employees quit « Blanchard LeaderChat.

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day | Inc.com

s_91[1]Wow! Isn’t this the truth? Consider posting this where you can see it on a regular basis. Happy Friday, everyone!

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day | Inc.com.

10 things you might not know about love – CNN.com

Couple Smiling at One AnotherNot a usual topic of this blog, but so fascinating I couldn’t resist.

Read Psychologist Barbara Fredrickson’s short list of new knowledge founded in scientific research about love — it will surprize you and change the way you think about this important subject. Even Dr.Fredrickson says she and learned some lessons in the process!

10 things you might not know about love – CNN.com.