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Tips to identify and improve your emotional culture

Tips to identify and improve your emotional culture

What are the most common emotions at your workplace? Is your company's emotional culture documented? Every organisation has an emotional culture, even if it isn't clearly stated. What’s Emotional Culture? Emotional Culture is defined as the shared affective values,...

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How can companies improve their employees’ retention?

How can companies improve their employees’ retention?

Is your business losing some of its top employees? Do you fear that you will lose them in the near future? We've all heard about the Great Resignation, how people are quitting their jobs in droves lately, and how over 40% of them had planned to do so in 2020....

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7 Qualities Of Engaged Employees And How To Increase Engagement

7 Qualities Of Engaged Employees And How To Increase Engagement

How do you recognise engaged employees? How can you improve their engagement? And why should you care about it? Research suggests: Companies with engaged employees are 17% more productive.   Companies with high employee engagement are 22% more profitable.  Teams who...

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