Making Promises Can Boost Productivity, and Other News

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  • Consider making more promises you can keep at work: “Leaders who ask for solid commitments have more engaged teams and see better results,” reports Fast Company.
  • Inc. rounds up the world’s coolest office lobbies.
  • NYT reports on the importance of leaders investing more in their employees as people: “It’s no wonder that the highest drivers of employee satisfaction and engagement on the job include ‘my supervisor genuinely cares about my well-being’ and ‘I have the opportunity to do what I do best at work.’,” writes Tony Schwartz. “Feeling valued and valuable is the optimal fuel.”
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