The New Workplace Weekly Digest 8/22

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Every Friday, we prepare for you a short digest with news covering subjects related to employee engagementcollaborationorganizational cultureknowledge sharingleadership and the future of work.

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Here’s this week’s brief:

Working in a team brings you…

…better results than working alone, and now we have a study to prove it. Researches at Stanford University show us that people who believe that are part of a team are better at solving a puzzle even though each one is in a different place. Find out how the world together can boost employee motivation.

For a company that wants to pave its way…

…to success, HR departments needs to adjust themselves, and there are a couple of ideas. A company needs to know what gets its employees out of bed in the morning and what they do best. Here are other ideas.

I’m always saying I want to…

…improve my Spanish accent, but I never get that motivation I crave for, and people supporting me is not enough. If you’re like me, the article 4 Short Lessons on How to Learn a New Skill might be helpful. It talks about motivation, knowledge, application of knowledge, and feedback.

Just because a smartphone and email….

…help communication doesn’t necessarily mean that they help increase productivity and make you an overachiever. Michael DeFranco from Forbes believes that to make the best out of collaboration you need new solution, adapted for your business. Read all about it here.

Strength-based management is more…

…and more valued today. Business leaders focus on what people are good at instead of their weaknesses. “What are the things you could do all day, every day, and never get bored?” is the question that helps your company provide world-class solutions. Read the complete article about how to discover a job candidate’s strenghts.

“When you point a finger at someone else, remember…

…there are three fingers pointing back at you, ” says Charles J. Alaimo. He writes out of personal experience about employee that are not quite happy with their job and blame their companies. And yes, there is a bagel somewhere. Find out more.

Happy Knowledge Sharing! 

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