Authenticity: Free to be me

AUTHENTICITY: Free to be me

 A 5 minute read… A recent study found about 50% of people work in organizations where they feel the need to conform. [Gino, “Let your workers rebel” Harvard Business Review, 10/2016]. Only 50% of people feel encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Does that statistic surprise you? Which half do you belong to? […]

The Power of Empathy

The Power of EMPATHY

The second in a four-part series about the PEAK values, we shift from the obvious strength of persistence to explore the subtle power of empathy. In a recent conversation with a client, we discussed adopting empathy as one of their core values. Based on their business model and a deep understanding of the employees they needed […]

Persistence

PERSISTENCE: Taking it back

A 4 minute read… Tenacity. Perseverance. Grit. Determination. These are all words synonymous with Persistence. And yet, persistence is often negatively connoted. As was the case recently on the U.S. Senate floor, when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut down Senator Elizabeth Warren as she challenged the nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. “She […]