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The Impact of Mindfulness Training on Organizations

Mindfulness training is being recognized for its potential in business by improving decision-making, lowering turnover, increasing productivity, reducing stress, enhancing engagement and creativity, and resulting in a more empathetic and satisfied workforce.

Building Our Skills as Citizen Developers

As citizen developers, we become a part of the application development and delivery process—we have the opportunity to shape the applications our learners will interact with and manifest our designs, with no coding required.

Developing High-Potential Talent at Farm Bureau Financial Services

Most organizations today understand the importance of formally, or informally, identifying high-potential talent. The challenge comes with creating development opportunities that are meaningful and engaging, and that prepare talent for future leadership roles. After all, why go to the effort of identifying emerging leaders if you don’t do anything to differentiate their development?

Ensure Effective Communication

The key is awareness: that people have a particular communication style, and that navigating between styles is a learned skill.

Sticky Notes: Management from a Distance

Would you rather have an employee: a) in a certain place during certain hours; or b) an employee who gets lots of work done well, fast, and with a great attitude but who has flexible hours?

All in the (Work) Family

According to Work-Family: How Business Owners Perceive Work Relationships, many employers are willing to do a lot to ensure their employees’ happiness, livelihood, and well-being in attaining a work-life balance.

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