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THE TRUTH ABOUT WORKING FROM HOME (IN 24 SHOCKING CHARTS)

The problem with the work from home (WFH) debate is that it typically lacks hard data from real-life WFH employees. And that’s why this present study provides. Leadership IQ surveyed 3,706 employees currently working from home to discover the truth about their WFH experiences. And these 24 CHARTS will surprise you!

Posted by Mark Murphy on 03 September, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_29, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

When Your Employees Are Remote, You Have To Stop The Butt-In-Seat Mentality

There's an insidious attitude permeating many companies; that when employees have their butts-in-their-seats, it means they're productive. But if you've ever seen studies on actual employee productivity, or if you've ever forced yourself to sit at your desk for eight straight hours, you know that having a butt-in-the-seat does not equal productivity.

Posted by Mark Murphy on 27 August, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Leadership Development In 2020

A new study reveals that leadership development has NOT adequately prepared leaders to navigate the most challenging economy in 100 years. With a pandemic, recession, and racial justice protests, leadership development must equip leaders to seek innovation, communicate transparently, align their vision, and constructively solve problems. But when we asked 21,008 employees how well their leaders were performing in those leadership areas, the results were troubling.

Posted by Mark Murphy on 22 July, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Stop Asking Interview Questions That Candidates Are Prepared To Answer

The reason why half of new hires fail is that most interviewers ask softball questions that candidates are prepared to answer! If you really want to make great hires, you need to eliminate the questions for which candidates have scripted responses. Make sure that you're NOT asking one of those terrible questions...
Posted by Mark Murphy on 23 June, 2020 about, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance occurs when someone holds two psychologically inconsistent beliefs (or attitudes or opinions) that create an unpleasant mental tension.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 17 June, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7 | 0 comments | Read more →

Discrimination In The Workplace: New Study Reveals That Many Leaders Don’t Want To Hear About It

A new survey of 5,778 Americans shows that employees do not feel like their corporate leaders are listening to their concerns about discrimination in the workplace.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 16 June, 2020 about, no_cat, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6 | 0 comments | Read more →

Resiliency Test: How Do You Respond To Adversity?

Resiliency is your ability to quickly bounce back from failure, adversity, rejection, etc. But how do you handle these situations? Take the Resiliency Test and find out...

Posted by Mark Murphy on 18 April, 2020 about, no_cat, no_recent, Quizzes, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Remote Employee Productivity Hack

The top remote employees (e.g., writers, creatives, freelancers, etc.) have long known the best way to be productive when working from home. And it's a technique that you need to teach your 'suddenly remote' employees now!

 

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Posted by Mark Murphy on 08 April, 2020 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

Types Of Power Quiz: Do You Use Referent Power, Reward Power, Coercive Power, Legitimate Power, Expert Power or Information Power?

Ambitious employees and aspiring leaders often ask “what are the various types of power?" and "how do I get more power?" Beginning in the late 1950s, psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven famously identified 6 types of power: Referent Power, Reward Power, Coercive Power, Legitimate Power, Expert Power, and Information Power. Before we explore each type (and their pros and cons), take the quiz to see which types of power you tend to use most frequently!

Posted by Mark Murphy on 02 March, 2020 about, no_cat, Quizzes, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →

Optimism: Definition And Research

Optimism reflects the belief outcomes of events or experiences will generally be good or positive. Dispositional optimism (Scheier & Carver,1985; 1993) refers to broad, stable individual characteristics that are influenced by interactions between environment and genetics.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 25 February, 2020 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_25, sb_ad_5, sb_ad_6, sb_ad_7, sb_ad_8, sb_ad_9 | 0 comments | Read more →
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