The Goods: Engagement, Wellbeing & Business Success

What could be better? Yet more studies showing the links between employee wellbeing, engagement and business success… be still my beating heart! In study after study after study, having high levels of wellbeing has been shown to be good for people – and their employers. Yet despite the burgeoning global research in this area, it’s…

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The Ultra High Cost of Employee Disengagement: 10 Facts

The differences between a happy employee and a disengaged one are vast. Despite the differences in attitude, performance and value to the company, many HR professionals (and their bosses) struggle to justify the expense of programs targeted at improving employee engagement. Perhaps they’re just not up to date on the stats. What other reason could…

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The Goods: How to Increase Workplace Productivity (Hint: Happiness)

The chorus is growing. Happy people are more creative and productive. Recent work by noted psychologist and organizational expert Daniel Gilbert adds yet more heft.  The problem is that many managers believe that you have to keep people “on their toes,” perhaps even anxious about their job to make them more productive. Fact is that…