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3 Traits for a better workplace – By Optimist Performance

3 Traits for a better workplace – By Optimist Performance

How would you describe the culture in your workplace? Perhaps you have a culture of fun, in which everyone is constantly joking and messing about, or maybe you have a culture of fear, in which everyone is worried or afraid to make mistakes or try something new? Every...

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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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