14 results for tag: Michael Lee Stallard


Are You (and Your Employees) Protected from the Stress-Connection Gap?

The nature of modern work has caused stress to rise to unhealthy levels at a time when people are also struggling with increased isolation. When you add up the hours spent on the job, commuting and doing additional work at home on our laptops and smartphones, ...
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3 Steps to Improve Quality and Safety

Mistakes and accidents can literally be a matter of life and death in certain industries. Workers in healthcare, construction, aerospace/defense, airline and automobile manufacturing, for instance, must be highly attuned to eliminating mistakes and accidents. ...
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America’s #1 Health Problem is Not What You Expect

Many organizations today are interested in the wellness and wellbeing of their people. They promote wellness programs that encourage exercise and mindfulness. Few, however, address the number one health problem. In a 2016 interview with Politico, US Surgeon ...
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How U2′s Extraordinary Team Culture Helps the Band Thrive

Recently, U2 releases its 14th studio album, “Songs of Experience.”  The band has had a phenomenal run since it came together in the mid-1970s. U2 is comprised of four band members: lead singer Bono, lead guitar player “Edge,” bass guitar player Adam ...
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When Leaders Live the Vision

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, a part of Northwestern Medicine, is an elite performing healthcare organization in terms of patient satisfaction, employee engagement, and financial performance. Marianjoy is composed of a network of 500 inpatient medical ...
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3 Practices that Helped Costco Crack the Code on Corporate Culture and Become America’s Best Employer

Costco Wholesale moved in front of Google to earn the title of America's best large employer this year. To determine America's best employer each year, Statista and Forbes survey 30,000 workers at US organizations, asking them questions about their work ...
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Caring About People Without Sacrificing the Bottom Line

Burnout is a problem. We've all felt the signs at some point, but managing – even being aware of – burnout in our employees is a skill few of us really have. It's not as simple as telling them to, "Go home," "Take a day off," or giving them a pat on the ...
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Why We Connect

Peter DeMarco, a writer in Boston, lost his 34-year old wife, Laura Levis, following a severe asthma attack. Recently, The New York Times reprinted Mr. DeMarco's "A Letter to the Doctors and Nurses Who Cared for My Wife." It went viral. Take time to read ...
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How Do I Help Employee Showing Signs of Burnout?

There's an employee showing all the telltale signs of burnout. What do you do? connection culture Listen to Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder of the Connection Culture movement and a leading expert on what it takes to avoid personal and organizational ...
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The Super Power That Makes People Smarter, Happier and Healthier

That's right. There is a super power that will actually make people smarter, happier and healthier. It's called being connected, and it's the number one unmet need of Millennials. When people feel connected, vs feeling left out, unsupported or alone, it ...
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The 3V Leadership Model

The 3Vs are a great way to implement a Connection Culture. The first V is VISION. An inspiring Vision is when everyone in the organization is motivated by the mission, united by the values and proud of the reputation. You want to work for, or be, a leader ...
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The Surprising Way to Reduce Burnout Within Organizations

Research has found that in some fields more than half of employees show at least one sign of burnout and that burnout has a negative effect on organizational outcomes. Increased competition, 24/7 online connectivity and the explosion of information and ...
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