October 28, 2013
Cultivate Social Inclusion

This week, add an element of fun to a stale meeting or redesign a work process so it involves more creative collaboration. A study conducted by Harvard University researchers showed that coworkers who trust and enjoy each other are more likely to be resilient in the face of setbacks. When your staff members feel a sense of social inclusion and affiliation within their work teams, their motivation, performance, and engagement improves.


Amabile, T., & Kramer, S. (2011). The progress principle: Using small wins to ignite joy, engagement, and creativity at work. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press.


What Is Your Workplace Stress Level?

Workplace social stress is the brain and body's natural response to threatening behavior by other people or undesired interpersonal interactions.  Unprocessed social stress builds up in our bodies and becomes anxiety, decreasing our ability to be creative and problem-solve.  Read more.
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