In 1964, Harvard psychologist Robert Rosenthal went to an elementary school in California and received permission to have the children take a new IQ test. In the results, Rosenthal came up with a list of children who were scheduled to “bloom” as a result of their intelligence…. Read More»
Here at Switch & Shift we strive to illuminate effective leadership practices. We pride ourselves on creating cutting edge solutions for employee engagement, communication and creating company culture to name a few.
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Companies are always looking for new ways to encourage employees to stay motivated on the job. Unfortunately, this motivation usually comes in the form of new rules or reporting procedures that ultimately feel like additional hoops to jump through to complete the same amount of work…. Read More»
Have you ever been prompted by your employer to fill out an employee survey? Been emailed a reminder? Maybe spoken to in a meeting about completing it? Then, when the results come in, you recognize that there is no real meaning to any of the data?… Read More»
In many digital breaches, the attacks target employee records and HR information in order for cybercriminals to easily commit identity theft. How do employees feel when the company they work for is the victim of a massive cyberattack and know they will have to weather an oncoming storm? Some might even wonder if their job is safe…. Read More»
Human metrics are important when designing anything that humans interact with. MIT’s Mobile Experience Lab studies how to connect technology, people and spaces; they look to the future of public spaces and what humans want. MIT is working to understand new technology, public spaces, and how humans want to sit, relax, or play – which is vital if you want to design anything humans can fully utilize…. Read More»
YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some folks about how they deal with generational divide. Here are their responses…. Read More»
Happy staff within the workplace is undoubtedly one of the most important elements of an organization. A company that keeps its workforce happy has the significant benefits of increased productivity, creativity, reduced turnover and an improved bottom line. To help your company get there, we’ve created this list of what we believe to be the ten most important factors in keeping your workforce happy and healthy…. Read More»
For those who abhor change of any kind, I believe there are an equal number of us who want to challenge the status quo, to move quickly and to leap ahead. Some of us might finish people’s sentences. We click “send” before we re-read our email and tap our foot while the microwave works. We have two speeds: full speed ahead and stop.
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We work in a time where our relationship with work is under intense scrutiny. Dismal employee engagement numbers for the last decade certainly intensify the need to look at what is not working in our relationship with work…. Read More»