Give Employees Their Say

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It’s common these days for employees to have a say in improving the processes of an organization, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. If you want to create an exceptional team spirit that only the most elite organizations possess, give employees a strong voice in establishing all of the structure, even the HR policies and quality standards. ...

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What’s the First Step in Saving a Flailing Company (or Nation)?

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Boost the energy of its people.  All results flow from the energy of the people. When people are wrapped up in fear and frustration, they simply can’t compete. They miss opportunities, are unable to fully focus on their goals, and have poor judgment. In contrast, when people experience positive emotions and especially when they are heartfelt, they can see opportunities that others miss, focus on tasks with ...

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Test the Influence of Emotions on Your Performance

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Have you noticed that your emotional state has a huge influence on how sharp you are? You can test this for yourself.

First think about something that makes you angry or frustrated. Is there a person at work who really irritates you, a social issue that you find frustrating, or a personal problem that you’re struggling to solve? Let yourself feel the ...

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Which Emotions Facilitate Cognitive Performance?

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I recently had to identify the sharpest person on a team. I needed to choose a software designer, from a group of four, who would do the best job designing a solution to an extremely complex problem. I work with these designers on a regular basis, and I know they’re all super-smart and experienced, but I needed the one who was performing ...

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