How Culture Affects Employee Engagement



In this guest post from Jessica Dahlstrum, she discusses how having a strong culture can increase employee engagement and productivity.

When employees are excited to come to work each day, workplace productivity significantly increases. At Zappos, they consider a company culture that is defined by clear values that are 100% committed to, one of the most important factors when it comes to a rewarding work experience. But how can you create a positive environment and culture at your own business? 

6 Ways to Build Employee Engagement and Relationships in your Company



At Zappos we strive to develop quality relationships and engage team members.  Building strong relationships makes communication easier, and increases collaboration and productivity. In this article we share 6 ways we build relationships and engage employees at Zappos.

Motivation is Not the Answer



My high school history teacher told me that nothing happens without inspiration. That deep down, when someone comes up with an idea, it’s because they were inspired. If that statement is true, then it may also be true that the key to motivating ourselves is to find out what inspires us. 

Make The Most Out of Your 9-5


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As a manager, does a good day look like a lot of faces glued to glowing monitors? Do you run a high-performing team? Is that performance driven by the fear of a strict boss, or by a connected and motivated team that works together to get the job done? Is your team working as much and as wisely as they can?