This week, we explore how to teach emotional intelligence, review a two-step approach to giving better feedback, learn how to tackle employee dissatisfaction and hear what HR leaders have to say about benefits, health tech, and more.
This week’s growth quote:
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”-Bruce Lee
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Emotional intelligence (EQ) in the workplace is essential—improving or downgrading every interaction, project, or collaboration. And it can be taught, so learn how to upgrade your team’s EQ and get buy-in for EQ training.
Want to give better feedback? This article lays out a two-step approach that’s easy to implement and digest. Start with the specifics—what happened and when—then move to how it made you feel. Clear parameters help people lower their defenses and hear what we have to say.
If your employees are disengaged, look for the root cause. Following this trail will help you diagnose and respond to any deeper issues your staff is up against. Learn how to do this by opening channels of communication and creating a culture of transparency.
Employee Benefit News
HR leaders spoke to SHRM about the ten biggest trends in workplace culture. Read about which benefits employees really care about, the alternative to annual performance reviews, and the power of onsite clinics.
If you missed the last recap, read it here: Remote Work That Works and Why Outdated Performance Practices Hurt Managers More than Help