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Benefits of Creating an Employee Retention Strategy

September 28, 2023 in
An employee retention strategy is an organizational approach aimed at reducing turnover and ensuring long-term employee engagement and commitment. These plans often encompass a mix of practices, benefits, and engagement initiatives tailored to keep employees satisfied and motivated. There are many benefits of creating an employee retention strategy, from improved client satisfaction to enhanced...
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Dr. Angie Winter on Leading and Developing the 21st Century Athlete

High-performing athletes have much in common with high-performing CORPORATE athletes -- grit, resilience, adaptability, and high degrees of intrinsic motivation, ownership, and accountability. HigherEchelon's Director of Leadership Development Angie Winter recently participated in Culture in Sports's Roundtable Webinar to help participants break down and understand what motivates the 21st Century Athlete, including what they...
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Why Is Team Building Essential for Your Company?

June 29, 2023 in
In an increasingly interconnected business landscape, the importance of cohesive and collaborative teams cannot be overemphasized. Team building serves as a catalyst in this process, providing numerous benefits that enhance the overall productivity and work environment of your company. Team building activities are structured events or exercises designed to enhance relationships, define roles, and...
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How Is Virtual Reality Reshaping Sport Psychology?

Technological advancements continually reshape the way we view and interact with the world. One of these advancements, virtual reality (VR), has made significant waves across several industries, including sport psychology. Through VR, sport psychologists are reinventing how athletes train, improve, and overcome psychological barriers. What Is the Field of Sport Psychology? Sport psychology is...
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How Does Inability to Adapt Affect Team Innovation?

Author: Eric Bean, PhD Are you more comfortable adopting new strategies than a monkey? Apparently not. In 2019 research by Watzek and colleagues, the levels of cognitive complacency or laziness of capuchin monkeys and rhesus monkeys was compared with that of humans. (Before describing the results, I should warn you that capuchin monkeys are...
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