company culture

The Impact of Employee Engagement on Productivity, Retention & More – Productivity Article

Two-thirds of the American workforce is considered below average in terms of employee engagement. That might not seem like that big of a deal at first glance. But consider the fact that the right culture in the workplace has been proven to have a positive impact on employee wellness, profitability, and productivity. It turns out that happy, healthy employees are an invaluable resource for companies of any size in any industry. Investing time in employee engagement is a smart move.…

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Ben Horowitz — What You Do Is Who You Are >> Lessons from Silicon Valley, Andy Grove, Genghis Khan, Slave Revolutions, and More (#392) – Self Improvement Article

Photo by Elisabeth Fall “One of the key insights from Bushido is that a culture is not a set of beliefs, it’s a set of actions.” — Ben Horowitz Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) is a cofounder and general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, and the upcoming Harper Business book, What You Do Is Who You Are, available October 29th. He also created the…

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Why is an Entrepreneurial Mindset a Hot Quality in Talent Today? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

When I tell people that the career management course I teach at Cabrini University incorporates lessons on emotional intelligence and entrepreneurialism, people ask me what that means, though most of them recognize the problems when entrepreneurial mindsets are lacking among their teams. In my experience, advanced learning institutions want to promote entrepreneurial mindsets, but may think that promoting actual entrepreneurship is at odds with a liberal studies education. Back in 2005, I made plans to earn an MBA in Entrepreneurship.…

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The 4 Tips You Need to Breathe New Life Into Your Onboarding Process – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Finally, you’ve made it! After going through hundreds of resumes, screening applicants, and conducting interviews, you’ve selected a candidate who is the best fit for your organization. After managing extensive hiring efforts, you think the hard part is done, but sadly, it’s not.Welcoming your new hire into your organization is a critical component in making sure they feel welcomed and supported during the first couple of months of being in their new role. Without a proper onboarding experience, 25% of…

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