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Employee Engagement |
| January 12, 2017

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” — Albert Einstein We recently discussed the impact of a “growth mindset” on employee engagement. In contrast to the alternative — a fixed mindset — a growth mindset encourages seizing opportunities for transformation and improvement that… Read More

Employee Engagement |
| December 21, 2016

Do the elves suffer from the high levels of disengagement we see in the American workforce today? Not likely. Not only because they’re mythical, but because Santa has genuine elf engagement on the brain. Just like today’s organizations can’t function without their workforce, with high disengagement or dissatisfaction in the ranks of elves or reindeer,… Read More

Employee Engagement |
| December 14, 2016

Whether we ruminate on the status of personal milestones set in the past year or organizational goals with the closing of Q4, reflection of the closing year is a meaningful ritual before beginning a new one. In 2016, the team here at CultureNext shared many insights, suggestions, strategies, and findings on employee engagement, company culture,… Read More

Employee Engagement |
| December 8, 2016

A recent survey reported in The Wall Street Journal shows holiday bonuses are anticipated to increase from an average of $858 in 2015 to $1,081 in 2016. Approximately 75 percent of HR professionals stated they were increasing holiday bonuses this year. The holiday classic “Christmas Vacation” is woven together by the lead character — Clark… Read More

Employee Engagement |
| December 7, 2016

“The pursuit of mastery is an ever-onward almost.” — Sarah Lewis Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck broke ground with her research on “mindset” — what she called “the new psychology of success.” In her book detailing her research into the effect mindset has on our lives as humans, Dweck highlights two starkly contrasting views of potential. Dweck… Read More