Return to Blog

Research & Insights

9 min read | January 27, 2022

Managers and individual contributors seek coaching in different areas. Here’s why

We used natural language processing to see how and why coaching topics differ between managers and individual contributors Read More
Research & Insights
17 min read | January 24, 2022

When the new normal is a no-show: Why future-mindedness is the mindset organizations need now

For organizations, the inability to plan in the face of uncertainty is affecting their leaders, employees, and customers. BetterUp's research reveals a key future-oriented... Read More
Research & Insights
8 min read | January 12, 2022

Language analysis reveals how coaching has evolved over the last 3 years

As we start a new year, we used language analysis to look back at how professional coaching has changed over the past three years Read More
Research & Insights
13 min read | January 11, 2022

Meet the Future-Minded Leader: Your organization’s answer to uncertainty

More than ever, the future feels uncertain and opaque. We have to move forward, but it’s harder to plan for what’s ahead. What does it take to thrive? We discovered one key... Read More
Employee Experience
4 min read | December 17, 2021

Psychological safety: We all know it improves teams, but it can boost careers, too

Psychological safety in the workplace empowers people to focus on their career aspirations, improving key skills so they can have broader impact Read More
Employee Experience
8 min read | December 15, 2021

Think your employees feel equally comfortable at work? Think again

Companies are embracing diversity and inclusion, but data shows that perceptions differ among minority groups about the climate of the workplace. Read More
Research & Insights
4 min read | December 9, 2021

What to get coaching on? Here’s what managers are saying

Wondering what to get coaching on? Coaching has been proven to improve a range of skills and abilities. Here are the areas managers say employees should focus on most. Read More
Research & Insights
7 min read | December 3, 2021

Gaps in empathy and self-compassion may explain workplace inequalities

Data reveals that the internal beliefs of those in leadership positions differ significantly from the people they manage. The impact may be damaging. Read More
Employee Experience
7 min read | December 1, 2021

Managers say men and women differ in these five areas: Is it true?

Men and women bring different things to the table. But are these differences really due to gender? The science may surprise you. Read More
Well-being
8 min read | November 19, 2021

Why women aren’t returning to the workplace

High unemployment threatens to wipe out a decades’ worth of economic advancement for women. Here’s how organizations can help Read More
Research & Insights
4 min read | November 17, 2021

Managers have a strong effect on team performance, for better or worse

Thriving managers improve team performance. But what about managers that are struggling? How team outcomes are impacted when leadership is lacking. Read More
Research & Insights
8 min read | November 10, 2021

How keeping employees connected may actually keep them committed

Employees are feeling less favorable about their employers over time, but it may be related to feeling less connected to each other Read More
Research & Insights
7 min read | November 4, 2021

Covid disrupted the way we work, but it turns out that change can be good

Despite some initial challenges, changing work arrangements leads to several long-term benefits for employees and their companies. Read More
Research & Insights
6 min read | October 28, 2021

Leaders are prioritizing well-being over leadership skills in the post-Covid workplace

BetterUp member data reveals that leaders are continuing to focus inward at a time when their employees need them the most Read More