Newmeasures, LLC

Category: Leadership

  • To All You Loud-Mouths Out There

    To All You Loud-Mouths Out There

    I am extroverted, assertive, and often first to speak up in a group conversation. I get excited to brainstorm, toss around ideas, think through options and alternatives, and play devil’s advocate. These qualities often produce thoughtful conversation but can also make me that annoying person – too quick to speak, dominating the conversation, and taking […]

  • Stop sabotaging your engagement survey follow-up!

    Stop sabotaging your engagement survey follow-up!

    Each year at Newmeasures I have the opportunity to work with hundreds of leaders and provide guidance on how to respond to engagement survey feedback. After a year has passed from the engagement survey and discussions begin to plan for the next employee survey, it’s not uncommon for me to hear that leaders haven’t had […]

  • Wellbeing in the Workplace: Strategies that Work – Part Two

    Wellbeing in the Workplace: Strategies that Work – Part Two

    This is the second of two blogs that explores the topic of wellbeing in the workplace. Previously, we illustrated why having a multifaceted wellbeing strategy is essential in today’s world of work. We explained why it’s important to first get employee feedback about what they’d like to see before you go about designing or revamping […]

  • Wellbeing in the Workplace: Strategies that Work

    Wellbeing in the Workplace: Strategies that Work

    This is the first of two blogs that examines how employee wellbeing initiatives have become a key business strategy for organizations. Then, we discuss a critical step that is often skipped in the process of designing a robust wellbeing strategy. Employee wellness isn’t a new topic. For decades, employers have understood that having healthy people […]

  • 3 Super Simple Ways to improve Employee Engagement

    3 Super Simple Ways to improve Employee Engagement

    Employee engagement is top-of-mind for many leaders today, as research has found that organizations with a highly engaged workforce outperform those without by 147 percent (SHRM, 2018). The specific benefits of an engaged workforce include higher productivity, lower turnover, more innovation, and better customer service. Additionally, employees are typically happier when they are engaged—a win-win! While […]

  • Worried about Glassdoor Reviews? Here’s a Solution.

    Worried about Glassdoor Reviews? Here’s a Solution.

    Glassdoor: the Yelp of workplaces. Founded just over a decade ago, the website now hosts reviews of over 700,000 companies worldwide and has completely upended the balance of power between employers and employees. Workers now have the ability to speak their minds and vent about things like company leadership, office culture, and the competitiveness of […]

  • This Classic HR Tool gets a Makeover in the #MeToo Era

    This Classic HR Tool gets a Makeover in the #MeToo Era

    The world of work has been forever altered by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Since their inception in October 2017 with the publication of sexual harassment and assault allegations against now-disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein, #MeToo stories and calls for #TimesUp have come to touch every corner of the corporate landscape. As the movement has […]

  • What driving off a brick wall taught me about how to show up at work

    What driving off a brick wall taught me about how to show up at work

    I admit it. I am a rusher-arounder. I often find myself “kind of” doing several things at once, and none of them very well. I hurry from one obligation to the next: caught up in my calendar, the next meeting, deadline or phone call. I often leave the office with my head spinning, exhausted and […]

  • Get To vs. Got To

    Get To vs. Got To

    Stressed out? Try this to manage your to-do list. I recently had the privilege of spending a few days in beautiful Sedona, AZ where I got to explore the amazing land and learn from incredible teachers. One of the things I spent time discussing was how to keep up with the “busyness” of life. Like […]

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