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September 4, 2020

There is no formula for feeling more balanced, or being more productive, or having better meetings. But, if there were a formula, I think it might look something like this:

When + Flow + Recover = Balance

One thing that feels v...

For most employees, going to work means being indoors for most of the day, isolated for the most part from the outdoors and nature. Yet, increasingly organizations are adopting new structural designs for their facilities that...

April 16, 2020

I have been working on a blog post about "recovery from work" and another about "how to be productive and get into the zone" (now that you are all ‘recovered from work’). These ideas seem a bit, not irrelevant, but less usefu...

April 7, 2020

Our newest episode of #HRTea is now live on iTunes and Google Play!  On this episode, Bethany sat down with Kelly Greenwood, Founder and CEO of Mind Share Partners, a national non-profit focused on changing the culture of wor...

There is a theory in psychology known as the construal level theory of psychological distance.  It has to do with how we construct mental models of future events.  The short version of this theory is that the closer an event...

March 25, 2020

Hi Villanova HRD Community!  We know this is a crazy and unprecedented time we are all experiencing right now.  Each of us is being impacted in different ways, but the constant is that none of us are experiencing the Spring s...

March 13, 2020

In our newest episode of #HRTea you will hear from Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, Patricia Grabarek and Katina Sawyer, CoFounders of WorkrBeeing.  The newest episode is available now on iTunes and Google Pl...

Over three decades of research demonstrates the central role of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) in workplace functioning. OCBs refer to discretionary behaviors performed by employees that are not explicitly recogniz...

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