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This month, we've collected a list of articles about employees and their productivity, performance, engagement and onboarding. Take a read through the four resources below for a deeper dive into the topics.
  • Great Companies Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency: Business leaders often think of “efficiency” and “productivity” as synonyms, two sides of the same coin. When it comes to strategy, however, efficiency and productivity are very different. At a time when so many companies are starved for growth, senior leaders must bring a productivity mindset to their business and remove organizational obstacles to workforce productivity. (Harvard Business Review)
  • An 8-Year Study Reveals the Key to a High-Performing Culture--and 8 Ways to Build It: Build trust and fuel organizational performance by focusing on these 8 components. Organizational trust is critical to performance and the article highlights the eight ways to build and quantify its existence in the workplace. (Inc.)
  • How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels: Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that they miss that their team’s emotional experience is suffering. Remember, safety + belonging + mattering = trust. The article shares a tool that can help forge greater emotional agility and sky-rocketing levels of employee engagement in your tribe. (Forbes)
  • Three Ways You’re Still Onboarding New Hires All Wrong: Some of the blame for high employee turnover can be traced right back to their first day on the job. There are small changes you can make–no matter the size of your organization–to make new hires’ first few days as smooth and positive as possible. (Fast Company)
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