How to Build a Culture of Gratitude



Presenters: Alan Medinger, Workhuman Analytics and Research Institute; and Sharon Pollard, Workhuman

Original Program Date: July 2019 (available for on-demand viewing through October 2019)

Program length: 60 minutes

In positive psychology, there’s a term called “flow state.” It’s used to describe when a person is so focused on a specific activity that they actually lose sense of space and time. Carry that concept to the organizational level and imagine how much innovation would result from a collective flow state – a sense of teamwork and camaraderie across teams and departments in your organization.

For many companies, gratitude is the secret ingredient that makes this possible. In this program, Alan Medinger, data scientist for the Workhuman Analytics and Research Institute, and Sharon Pollard, organizational psychologist and HR business partner at Workhuman, will share key tips for building a culture of gratitude. Using real examples from Workhuman and results from our customers, you’ll learn how gratitude can be built into every people process, from recognition and performance management to service milestones and life events.

In this program, you will learn:
  • Data points on why individuals and organizations need more gratitude
  • Success stories from companies like yours that have made gratitude a cultural priority
  • Practical tips people managers can use to instill more positivity and connection in their teams

Learn about our speaker About the Presenters: Sharon Pollard is an organizational psychologist and HR business partner at Workhuman. In her work, she strives to bring humanity back into the workforce with a modern approach to HR strategy. Prior to joining the Workhuman team in 2017, she was an HR generalist at Attivio, and also held positions at Cassidy Turley FHO and Standard Life Investments.

Alan Medinger is a data scientist for the Workhuman Analytics and Research Institute. Prior to joining the Workhuman team, he was a statistical consultant at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Recertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by Workhuman




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