Conversation Makes a Best Place Place to Work

Conversation Makes a Best Place Place to Work

Quantum Workplace is an expert in employee engagement and delivers the Best Places to Work contest for cities and communities across the country. For its home town awards in Omaha, Quantum Workplace CEO Greg Harris pointed out, “The most sustainable factors that truly...
It’s All About Relationships

It’s All About Relationships

I recently interviewed Palma Strand, cofounder of Civity, a national non-profit that supports individuals and communities in building authentic relationships across social differences. As we talked, if became clear that there were commonalities between the health of...
We can hear 1,276 square miles. So why don’t we hear employees?

We can hear 1,276 square miles. So why don’t we hear employees?

“I’ve heard sounds 20 miles away. If you do the math, that is the size of 1,276 square miles. Do you know what it’s like to listen to 1,276 square miles when the sun is rising?” – Gordon Hempton, acoustic ecologist Close your eyes. Close your mouth. Now try closing...
Millennials and a Conversational Workplace

Millennials and a Conversational Workplace

Millennials have a reputation. I’ll leave you to fill in whatever that means for you as many people, perhaps too many, have an opinion about Millennials (for what it’s worth, I rely on Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant for their excellent and sensible insights). Falling...
A Look at the Land of Inclusion from the Island of Isolation

A Look at the Land of Inclusion from the Island of Isolation

When inclusion is discussed in our workplaces it is often contextualized in categories, such as religious, ethnic, racial, gender or sexual orientation-based cohorts. That framing of inclusion then uses language that de-marginalizes perceived identities and amplifies...

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