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7 Cutting-Edge Strategies To Optimize Employee Brain Capital

7 Cutting-Edge Strategies To Optimize Employee Brain Capital

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A Healthy Work Brain

In order to face the rapidly changing world of work, experts say the most important solution to the mental health crisis, The Great Resignation and hiring crisis is a strategic investment in human capital.

According to International Monetary Fund managing director

Your brain works 24/7. Even when you’re asleep, it never is. It’s listening, sensing and dealing with stressors to keep you safe and sound. It’s resolving solutions, making job decisions and thinking about career possibilities even when you’re not aware of it.

This “always on” or...

Companies that pigeonhole workers into narrow, tight roles force them to draw on their weaknesses and spend energy staying within strict confines that limit their brain capital and company growth.

Employees are demanding more from their employers. Research shows that when organizations in...

A study at the University of Toronto revealed that repeated listening to personally meaningful music cultivates beneficial brain plasticity improving memory and performance.

This research suggests ...

Your brain needs rest just like your body does. Scientists have discovered that taking short breaks helps your brain learn new skills.

Microbreaks of five or 10 minutes give the brain a much-needed rest during work hours and helps you recharge and reset. It’s important that workers are all...

Science backed studies show that when you spend time in nature it’s good for your brain and well-being. Brain scans of people who spent time outdoors showed they had more gray matter in their prefrontal cortex with positive effects on their ability to think clearly and self-regulate.

This...

The platform of a 21st century thriving company is one that encourages thinking outside the box, innovative ideas and employee individualism.

Studies suggest organizations that foster diversity, nonconformity and inventive ideas generate employee engagement and draw on employee strengths,...

Fear and uncertainty have been undermining performance and well-being in the workplace for as long as we have had workplaces. Under fear, the human brain focuses on how to avoid the threat instead of engaging with and producing work tasks—blocking success outcomes.

Fear-based leadership i...

A body of research has shown that various forms of meditation reduce stress. Mindfulness, in particular, keeps your mind from wandering and keeps your focus on work tasks.

Plus, if you meditate, even just for 20 minutes, it alters brain activity so you’re less error prone and make fewer m...

Researchers found that having someone around whom you know you can talk to and will listen is tied to brain health and cognitive resilience.

Social support in the workplace is critical to build brain resili...

Taken together these science-backed findings indicate that companies can reduce work stress and optimize employee brain capital by offering on-site meditation classes or providing quiet spaces for employees to meditate throughout the day.

Creating a psychologically safe and compassionate w...

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