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Are Workplace Friendships The Key To Happier Employees?

A whopping 87% of employees worldwide are disengaged at work, resulting in sluggish productivity, increased healthcare costs, and skyrocketing turnover, costing U.S. businesses over $450 billion annually. As a result,…

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Do Women Make Better Managers Than Men?

While certainly equal in aptitude and ability, it’s widely acknowledged that there are certain personality differences between men and women. As we already know, our personality influences our working styles…

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The Far-Reaching Effects Of Workplace Loneliness

Think workplace loneliness isn’t an issue you need to be concerned about? Think again. Healthy workplace relationships are beneficial for employees in many ways. They help people to deal with…

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The Benefits Of Having A Work Spouse

While the terms ‘work wife’ and ‘work husband’ are typically used in a playful context, the benefits of having a work spouse are real. Research shows that workplace friendships are…

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The Recipe For A Truly Effective Team

The goal of every manager is to build an effective team. When things are running right, working on a team can be an amazing opportunity to connect with others and…

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The Shu-Ha-Ri of Personality Testing

Personality testing has been around for a long time: in its modern form, about a hundred years; in any form, more than two millennia. Humans love to classify things, including themselves….

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What Defines “Good” Company Culture?

Here at Good&Co, we’re passionate about helping companies create good company culture. But what is a good company culture? After all, “good” is a pretty subjective term, isn’t it? While…

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What The Heck Is Psychometric Testing?

To the uninitiated, the term psychometric testing may sound like something that probably should’ve been administered to Patrick Bateman. (It’s not – we promise.) In fact, you’ve probably already experienced…

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How Is Good&Co Different From Myers-Briggs?

Chances are, you’ve probably heard of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). It’s used in everything from corporate recruiting to conversation fodder on an awkward first date. In fact, you may…

The Secret To Picking A New Year’s Resolution You’ll Actually Do

A new year has arrived! Here’s what to expect: a 5 pound weight gain right off the bat, eerie cyborgs built by Google or Facebook, an epic season of your…