Davenport’s Posts

2111, 2019

Five Ways to Build Trust Between Employees and Gig Workers

By |November 21st, 2019|Tags: , , |

How is interpersonal trust like a butterfly’s wings? It’s compelling and functional: beautiful to behold and good at providing uplift. It’s also difficult to create – just ask the caterpillar – and fragile, more easily destroyed than built. Infusing trust into [...]

3103, 2019

Humor at Work

By |March 31st, 2019|Tags: , |

When the American Psychological Association studies stress in the U.S., their findings routinely identify work as one of the top three sources of elevated anxiety. The other major sources vary, from money worries to fear of being abducted by zombies from [...]

2306, 2018

Workplace Culture and Stress

By |June 23rd, 2018|Tags: , |

A career in banking can seem very attractive: high salaries (for some anyway), good working conditions and prestige. But beware. Employees in corporate banking jobs across 26 countries experience higher stress levels than people in other finance careers, according to a recent study.¹ One person described a job in banking this way: “You will be required to work very [...]