Category: Mind

Our Product Explainer Videos, In One Place

We offer a slate of science-backed solutions for organizations including: GROW: Helping your team achieve a growth mindset DECIDE: The science behind better team decisions INCLUDE: Help unlock the performance of diverse, smarter teams ALLY: How to advocate for others in your workplace CONNECT: Increasing the quality of communication across your org FOCUS: How to navigate through major workforce crisis…

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Begin From Here: Our Key Work As 2022 Approaches

2020 and 2021 have been some of the most remarkable years for work on record — certainly in the last century. As a wholly unique two years comes to a close, with COVID still not fully under control and workers consistently reconsidering their options, here’s some of the biggest areas we’re focusing on. The Public…

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How Government Agencies Can Avoid the Traps in Biden’s Executive Order on DEIA

In June of 2021, President Biden continued his series of executive orders designed to strengthen the largest employer in the nation, with this one focusing on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA). Noting the depth of research and the importance of DE&I in organizational success, the order includes requirements for action, a timeline for milestones,…

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Insights: What are they, why do they matter, and how do you generate more of them?

Defining “insights” NLI’s research has found that organizations should be designing learning programs to maximize the insights that participants generate. Insight, here, is defined as that moment during which the learner goes from no-solution to solution — from “I don’t understand this” to “Aha! I got it!” Insights are essential for sparking long-term learning because, as neuroscience…

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Government agencies: The path to diversity and equity

This post originally appeared on Federal News Network in June 2021. The moment for government agency diversity initiatives is now. The State Department recently created a chief diversity officer position, reporting directly to Secretary of State Antony Blinken. This is a sea change, because the previous administration had directed federal agencies last year to end programs deemed…

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Working from home absolutely does NOT destroy creativity

A version of this post appeared in late June on David’s LinkedIn, and also on Medium. How to approach research on different working models Seen this over the summer in New York Times Upshot? “There’s no evidence of innovation being boosted in the office.” We keep hearing the opposite, however, and it’s arguably been the…

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