Your Organizational Success Can Learn From Tough Love 

Sometimes tough love is what you need to break free from mediocrity. Just ask Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, who got a face-full of it from none other than Steve Jobs. Back in 2008, during a critical time for Starbucks, Schultz sought advice from Jobs and got more than he bargained for. Jobs […]

Jessica Kriegel on Chick-Fil-A’s Summer Camp

Have you heard about this week’s Chick-fil-A Restaurants “controversy?” Our Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture, Dr. Jessica Kriegel, was recently on NewsNation discussing Chick-fil-A’s summer camp for kids and the mixed reactions it has sparked. This camp gives children aged 5-12 a behind-the-scenes look at the fast-food industry. Social media reactions are up in arms, […]

Jessica Kriegel on Fox Business with Neil Cavuto

What’s the message that Nvidia’s CEO is sending about his work ethic and what does that mean to employees’ work-life balance? On Cavuto Coast to Coast on FOX News, our Dr. Jessica Kriegel weighs in.

I Don’t Want Loyal Employees On My Team

Loyalty at work no longer pays – and it’s employers are who to blame Old-school loyalty at work is dead and I say good riddance. I don’t want loyal employees on my team and neither should you.  Just as misguided leaders say work is like “family,” employers looking for loyalty are missing the mark. What […]

Quiet Vacationing

You’ve heard of “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing,” but a new trend is emerging this summer and that is “quiet vacationing.” Find out why so many members of Gen Z are trying out this new trend.

Quiet Vacationing

Our Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture Dr Jessica Kriegel spoke about how younger workers are beginning to try “Quiet Vacationing” instead of using their PTO.

Your Company’s Culture Can Benefit From Just One Word

From The Wall Street Journal this week, “The New Most Dreaded Word at Work: ‘Hey’” dives into how simple, context-free messages like “hey” are stirring up quite the emotional storm in the workplace. You can check out the full piece here.  The article does a great job exploring why these short messages can be so […]

AI: Big Tech Is Your Future Auto Maker, Healthcare Provider, and Oil & Gas Supplier 

How Traditional Enterprises Risk Becoming Mere Inputs to Big Tech The transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in shaping the future of traditional enterprises cannot be overstated. Dr. Lisa Palmer’s poignant analysis in this article unveils something huge: traditional companies risk becoming mere inputs to the expansive AI value chains of leading tech companies.  This […]

How a Change Management Expert Redefines Workplace Culture and Success 

A good friend of mine, Greg Satell, recently wrote an invaluable article on the often-misunderstood facets of change management. In his piece, “Here’s Why ‘Creating Awareness’ Is Usually A Waste Of Time”, Satell challenges the traditional approaches to organizational transformation and change management, which resonates deeply with the dynamics of workplace culture today.  Satell’s central […]

Don’t Strike Out When It Comes To Accountability 

Well folks, spring has officially sprung and while I’m focusing on the warmer weather and the flowers blooming, Major League Baseball is catching my attention and not for good reason.   On Monday, just 5 pitches into the A’s – Yankees game, the Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone found himself abruptly ejected by umpire Hunter Wendelstedt. […]

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