Posts Tagged "Employee"

Emotions, useful? You bet – here’s the why and how

It’s not often I enjoy a “kid film” as much as I did this past summer’s Pixar hit, Inside Out. I laughed, I cried, I felt connected with myself (as things resonated with me) and also with my eight-year old daughter whose hand I squeezed all throughout. I kept thinking, “How wonderfully healthy for her and all other children to be watching this movie!” At some…

Cultivating Compassion in the Workplace (why bother & taking a first step)

  In the Fall of 2013, journalist Andy Fraser reported on his learnings at the Empathy and Compassion in Societyconference in London. He was interested in understanding more about why a recent Gallup poll had revealed that “just 13% of the world’s employees are engaged at work; about a quarter are ‘actively disengaged’ – unhappy, unproductive and liable to spread negativity to their colleagues.” He shared…