You’ve probably read articles about managing your time or how to get more done during the day. Those articles offer a variety of tips and tricks that focus on how you can save time, do more in less time, find shortcuts, or automate decisions. But time management is only one component of being productive. We must help our teams become better at time and energy management.
Every leader wants a team full of employees who want to get better at their jobs, learn new skills, and further their careers. But how can you meet all of their needs at once? You need a replicable framework that’s consistent in structure but flexible enough for their unique needs. That’s where a professional development plan template can prove invaluable.
Jump Starting DEI Conversations With Whole Brain® Thinking/
Corporations worldwide are embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through changes to their culture, hiring and promotion practices, and other actions. Making this shift requires training and tough conversations with employees. But getting started can be challenging. Many people feel uncomfortable, even threatened, by the prospects of DEI-related conversations, and they resist these efforts. But without active participation by employees, DEI efforts can’t progress.
You see a meeting pop up on your calendar with someone you don’t exactly look forward to connecting with - and you groan. It’s not that you don’t like this teammate, but your interactions just never go as smoothly as you’d hoped. It feels like you’re speaking different languages, but if you’re each going to hit your success metrics, you have to work together.
Have you ever had that experience? Do you wish you could get some practical guidance on how to improve these collaborations?
If you ever get the sense that people just don’t “get you” or understand what makes you tick, especially at work - you’re not alone.
Believe it or not, this is a common problem. According to a recent State of Miscommunication report, a whopping 81% of employees say workplace miscommunication occurs very frequently, frequently, or occasionally.
The good news is, there’s a solution:
It’s called a Personal User Guide - and you already have one started with your HBDI® profile.
Stop & Think now available on Microsoft Teams app store!/
We are thrilled to announce that our application, Stop & Think, is now live on the Microsoft Teams app store!
Stop & Think is a new way for you to experience individual and team HBDI® profiles in the Microsoft Team app during the flow of work.
One of the best things about Stop & Think is that it's incredibly easy to use. Simply download the app from the Microsoft Teams app store, and you're ready to go. You can access the app directly from within Microsoft Teams' channels, chats, or meetings, so you don't need to switch back and forth between different programs.
Winning team cultures start with a group focused on the goal and trusts each other implicitly. Longtime college football coach Bronco Mendenhall has built winning team cultures — on and off the field — at two major universities by unifying his players and coaches around the Whole Brain® Thinking framework
How Your Job Can Shape Your Brain: The Surprising Impact of Your Career on Your Cognitive Abilities/
It's no secret that our jobs have a significant impact on our lives. We spend a large portion of our waking hours working, and our jobs can affect our physical and mental health, social lives, and overall well-being. But did you know that your job can also shape your cognitive abilities?
Meetings can make or break your team productivity. They’re an invaluable forum for people to discuss important topics, share ideas, and collaborate on projects. But it’s easy for these gatherings to become stale and unproductive. If that sounds familiar, you need to explore new team meeting ideas.
SOC 2 Type 2: Ensuring Your Company's Data Security with Herrmann/
As businesses increasingly rely on cloud-based services and third-party vendors to manage critical data and systems, the need for reliable and secure information-handling practices has never been greater.
At Herrmann, we strive for the utmost integrity in handling end-user data. We proudly announce our SOC2 Type 2 certification, reflecting our commitment to secure customer data with complete confidentiality and privacy standards. This certification verifies that the Herrmann technology platform meets rigorous standards for data security, availability, processing integrity, and the assurance of personal information rights. We have worked hard over these last 40 years to guarantee that Thinkers worldwide can rely on us to protect their data.
Leading the Way: Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion with Autism Initiatives/
April has been Autism Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a neurological disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. According to the World Health Organization, it's estimated that 1 in 100 children in the world are diagnosed with autism, making it one of the most prevalent developmental disorders.