Have You Been Tricked by the Line Crossing Illusion?

Imagine this situation: a manager asks an employee if they can come in to work on Saturday. The employee might take offense to the request. “Why did you ask me? Is it because of [fill in the blank]? You don’t think I have a life outside of work?” The manager might then take offense to a no. “You think you’re […]

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The Bottom Line: Effective Employees are Worth Money

Employees impact the financial success of organizations. Decades of data have been collected from thousands of organizations across virtually every industry, and the results are clear: The average value that an employee adds to their organization varies by about 40% of their salary. In practical terms, this means that high-performing employees add more value to an organization than the typical […]

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The Keys to Effective Communication in the Workplace

Over the last few months I’ve written extensively about communication in the workplace and I figured that I would combine my recent posts into an article with major take-aways. I hope this will be useful. In a recent study of more than 1,400 employees surveyed by Salesforce 86% cited a lack of communication and collaboration as the primary reason for […]

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