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Research & Insights

5 min read | September 27, 2021

A new kind of leadership for a new world of work

Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve tracked over 10,000 BetterUp Members engaged in 1:1 personalized coaching. Our data provide a window into the unique differences,... Read More
Research & Insights
7 min read | September 21, 2021

Employees report greater creativity working remotely

Organizations worldwide are deciding whether to commit to fully remote, a hybrid, or require a return to the office. Data on creativity and innovation may be surprising. Read More
Well-being
6 min read | September 14, 2021

How to help working parents navigating back-to-school

Considering all they have on their plates, it’s no surprise working parents are feeling the pressure this fall. Yet many don't feel support from their organizations. Read More
Employee Experience
7 min read | September 1, 2021

How COVID made people feel about their employers, for awhile

Employee sentiment, eNPS, hit both its highest level BetterUp has on record and its lowest, all since the start of the pandemic. Read More
Well-being
6 min read | August 24, 2021

New data shows poor mental health impedes creativity

When we struggle, we can’t perform our best. We are less open and generate fewer and less-novel ideas. Stress and anxiety stall creativity and innovation. Read More
Research & Insights
5 min read | August 17, 2021

Why building a personal supply chain is key to productivity

The pandemic tested the resilience of supply chains – and many struggled to bounce back and keep up with consumer demand. But what about humans?  Read More
Well-being
8 min read | August 9, 2021

It's time to let go of the myth that pressure drives performance

Most of us know what it's like to perform under pressure for work. It's not uncommon for people to push themselves to deliver in high-pressure situations. But does it work? Read More
Research & Insights
7 min read | August 4, 2021

Simone Biles is not alone. 1 in 3 workers have taken a step back to prioritize mental health

While Simone Biles made headlines with her decision to withdraw from the all-around at the Olympics, new data from BetterUp labs shows her experience of mental health getting... Read More
Culture
4 min read | July 27, 2021

Hybrid work puts inclusive leadership to the test

In a new era of work, inclusivity is more important. Yet, what it means to be inclusive has shifted. How do we prevent “in-group” and “out-group” dynamics? Read More
Research & Insights
15 min read | June 29, 2021

How coaching improves mental health: New research from BetterUp

A new study demonstrates how coaching overcomes gaps in traditional well-being offerings to significantly move the needle on mental health. Read More
Diversity & Inclusion
7 min read | June 23, 2021

What do working parents need? A supportive manager is a good start

Working parents were crunched in the pandemic, especially women. But being a working parent is always hard. A supportive manager can help. Managers are in an ideal position... Read More
Well-being
6 min read | June 15, 2021

Did COVID-19 change us for better or for worse?

We asked people, “How much do you think the pandemic has changed you, as a person, for better or worse?” Here's what they said. Read More
Research & Insights
6 min read | June 8, 2021

Stay or go? Can belonging drive retention?

We looked at BetterUp Member data to better understand how one factor — feeling a sense of belonging — drives a person’s intent to stay with their employer. Read More
Research & Insights
6 min read | June 1, 2021

Did support seeking become "normal"?

The pandemic may have broken us in various ways but it also broke some barriers - like maladaptive mindsets - to individual support seeking. Read More