5 Tips for Leading Team Meetings People Won't Hate

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When was the last time you multitasked in a meeting? Drifted off? Got annoyed? Wished you were anywhere else but there? Or come down with a case of Zoom fatigue you just couldn't shake?

If any of that rings true for you, you’re not alone. In a Verizon Conferencing study, 91% of respondents admitted to daydreaming during meetings, and 39% said they’ve napped in them. Overall, research shows that employees waste a staggering 31 hours of unproductive time in meetings every month.

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Creating Resilient Leadership Development Programs to Navigate Change

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If creating better team management wasn’t already a priority, investing in resilient leadership development programs appears top of mind for more organizations this year. Companies realize the need to create resilient leadership to help guide teams through the year’s challenges and uncertainty.

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4 Ways the Herrmann Platform Keeps Thinkers Engaged After a Debrief

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As Certified Practitioners, one of the most common questions we ask is, “What’s next?”

After our Thinkers have taken the HBDI® and we go over their results and help them experience their own personal ‘AHA’ moments in a debrief session, where do they go from there? How can we help them continue on their journey of awareness and application of Whole Brain® Thinking on a daily basis?

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Resilience for Growth: Decode It, Build It, Sustain It

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These days, resilience is something that’s on all of our minds. We often hear it talked about in the context of how well we can “bounce back” from a setback or crisis. In some ways, though, bouncing back implies that we’re at the mercy of everything that’s going on around us. Or as Ann Herrmann-Nehdi put it in a recent LinkedIn post, “It feels like I am in a pinball machine.”

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How to Win With Customers: Leverage Cognitive Diversity as a Competitive Advantage

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This article is a guest post from Susanne Duke the founder of MARNI&Co., a consultancy that helps small and medium-sized companies sell and market like big brands.

Cognitive diversity is the inclusion of not only people with different ways of thinking but backgrounds, skills, strengths, and opinions. Teams that come together from differing departments encourage collaboration and innovation, creating a competitive advantage with customers.

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Mind Hacks: Grow Beyond What You Know

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It's vital to continue to learn — however you can, wherever you can. In other words; challenge yourself to be a learner and not just a knower. But what exactly does being a learner really look like and entail? 

Keep your growth mindset active doesn't have to be as taxing or heavy as you may think. Make it simple! Here are some quick mind hacks to keep you learning and growing on a daily basis.

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Edurom Now Offers Whole Brain® Thinking in Romania

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Management consulting and human resources services group Edurom today enters a new partnership with Herrmann, global leader in the application of cognitive science to talent management, learning and development. 

The partnership between the two companies means Edurom is now an official provider of Whole Brain® Thinking, a scalable framework built upon understanding of individual thinking preferences.

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The Opportunity of Disruption: Post-Pandemic Inclusion

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This article is a guest post from our partners Dr. Jay Chopra, of Making Shift Happen, and Damian Costello, of Decode Innovation. View their blog series here.

The tumultuous period that we are currently going through not only threatens the survival of businesses from a fiscal perspective, but also threatens the formation of inclusive work cultures that provide the conditions necessary for optimal individual and team performance. It may seem like a million years ago at this point, but pre-COVID-19, many businesses were already struggling to form inclusive work cultures, and managers were challenged to create inclusive teams.

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Why Hiring for Culture Fit No Longer Fits

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This is a guest post from Tiffany R. Frasier, Co-Founder and Change Strategist of Peopabilities, LLC.

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Feeling Stuck? Think More!

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Understanding how you think is important. It is just as important as taking time out of the daily whirlwind to really think. Uninterrupted thinking time is one of the most essential ingredients for a more creative, productive, and satisfying life. (We like to think so, at least! Pun, semi-intended.)

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