These 3 Leadership Styles Can Define a Company’s Culture

Think back to your old managers. Maybe one boss was like a strict military general who expected orders to be followed without question. Perhaps there was the boss great at being liked – but not so great at making tough decisions. Or maybe you had a manager so stingy with […]

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18 Ways You Can Make Your Employees Feel Empowered

Are your employees able to make their own decisions about how they work? The answer to this question may have deeper implications than you think. One study surveyed 1,168 employees from 31 different foundations and found that “foundation staff members are most satisfied in their jobs when they feel empowered […]

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Treat Talents like End Users for a better Employee Experience

You might not think of yourself as a designer. Maybe you can’t draw. Even if you’ve never won a game of Pictionary, however, you can still design experiences. In an effort to address striking employee disengagement numbers (85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, according to […]

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5 Questions to Uncover Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

It can take up to 20 minutes to recover from an emotional encounter. As hard as we might try to be rational operators in the workplace, our emotions seep into our everyday tasks. Businesses are ultimately made up of people, with human weaknesses and strengths. A person who can moderate […]

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How New Hire Orientation Fuels Employee Engagement

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. That doesn’t just apply to meeting your partner’s parents–an employee’s first day at a new job either confirms or contradicts their preconceptions about their company. Walking through the doors of a new workplace triggers a […]

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It Goes Both Ways: Implementing Feedback from Employee to Manager

Which way does feedback flow in your organization? Laterally, from peer-to-peer? Or do you take a more traditional top-down approach, with managers delivering performance reviews? When you assess the productivity, performance, and quality of the work your company produces, you may be overlooking one other direction–upward. Upward feedback turns the […]

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Employee Turnover Is Devouring Your Profits – Here’s How to Stop It

Like every manager, you know that your employees are valuable–after all, you discovered them. But now that you’ve succeeded in hiring your top talent, it’s easy to assume that your employees look forward to coming into work every day, find satisfaction in their projects, and clock out feeling accomplished. This […]

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9 Unusual Ideas to Increase Employee Productivity

Employee productivity can be a tricky topic. Managers today understand that people’s work output is affected by many factors beyond earning a good salary in exchange for time. In fact, productivity is higher among engaged employees. Therefore you could say that it makes no sense to address productivity without thinking […]

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Big news: Meet the new Honestly

We’re really excited to share with you what we’ve been working on for the past few weeks. Since the beginning of Honestly, we have invested all of our time and energy into creating meaningful relationships between companies and their employees and customers. Honestly’s purpose and mission is best described as […]

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5 Onboarding Ideas To Inspire Your Team

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when hearing the word ONBOARDING? Orientation, of course. Whether you’re a freshman in high school or college, the first day anywhere can be overwhelming and nerve-racking; yet, very exciting and productive. Getting your new hire acquainted with the company goals and values […]

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The Millennial Revolution – Myths and Truths Exposed

In a world of continuous updates and information being processed faster than other generations (thanks to Snapchat and Instagram), Millennials are considered the first “global” generation with the development and improvement of the internet. Also known as “Generation Y”, Millennials are currently the center of all present analyzes, surveys, debates […]

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