It’s the manager. No really, it’s the manager. In their State of the American Manager Report, Gallup attributes 70% of the variation between great workplace engagement and poor workplace engagement to the quality of the manager or team leader.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on adults over 50 adds to the rapidly growing body of scientific evidence showing that a sense of purpose in life positively influences our overall physical and emotional wellbeing — as well as our longevity.
While most of the publication focuses on what colleges can do to get their students ready to have a successful, purposeful life, their findings extend past higher education audiences and also contain important information for organizational leaders and talent managers.
In this webinar, featuring world-renowned leader in the field of purpose-driven behavior change Vic Strecher, PhD, you will learn the latest developments in the groundbreaking field of purpose science and take away some simple steps to help you and your organization unlock the power of purpose.
You might have noticed it in your own workplace. Someone higher up the ladder introduces a new performance measure and immediately, everyone prioritizes that measure – often with unintended and at times bizarre consequences. A classic anecdote of this in action involves a nail factory in the former Soviet Union.