How can business leaders cope with uncertainty? It takes visionary leadership, rapid response to change, flexibility, versatility, and resilience – in other words, it’s not easy. However, integrating agile project management frameworks across departments can give your organization an edge in today’s dynamic business conditions.
Every year, more employers are recognizing the importance of offering an employee wellbeing program. In fact, a report from the National Business Group on Health from 2018 discovered the average amount spent on employee incentives for these types of programs have increased to $784 per employee (a 50% jump since 2013), and 67% of employers plan to expand their wellbeing solutions over the next three to five years.
Organizations today face unprecedented challenges when it comes to engaging and developing their most valuable asset: people.
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.