Jalapeño Insights

Our team provides you with a collection of our best content with easy to understand and actionable employee engagement tips and tricks. Our goal is to share content that helps you and your team be more effective with your time, energy and money to achieve your true potential.

Dream Big, Aim Small: How To Set Up Your Goals For Your Success

Not having a full sense of what your goal is or what achievement feels like can be enough of a nuisance to stop you from trying to change before you’ve attempted to start.

Psychological Impact of Rebound Effect & Excuses! How Do They Play a Role in Self-control?

In the first part of our series, we discussed what self-control is and why it is so critical to in achieving high performance and well-being. In our...

How an Octopus Became One of Our Secret Sauces to Adapt & Grow?

Ever since the COVID-19 crisis hit us, the demand for leadership and people management has been growing rapidly. Now more than ever...

Self-regulation & Attention Management: Why is it so difficult and how we can improve it?

We discussed in our previous article what self-control is and why it is critical in high performance and higher well being. We also left...

How to Manage Your Team and Your Finances During the COVID-19 Crisis?

In this article, we provide you with a guideline on: How to communicate the change and the uncertainty effectively in order to expect high...

Self-Control: The Secret Ingredient of High Performance & Well Being

“I am at work, sitting down, and working on a report. While I am analyzing data, I get a Slack message from our marketing team: “Hey your article...

Waterfall-Agile Spectrum

One of the hot topics in the field of project management is Agile methodology. There are many discussions about Waterfall vs Agile and which one...

Thanks AI, for Making us work more like a Human and NOT a Machine!

Picture this, the Chief Marketing Officer of your company sets up a meeting with you to strategize a new marketing campaign for the...

What is “Parentship”​? and why it should be part of your workplace culture.

During my first year at the University of British Columbia, I was intrigued by the concept of the parenting license. This is the idea that people...

Let’s Change how we Think About Change — With Neuroscience

“Understand that commitment to a major change is always expensive, and that you either pay for achieving it or pay for not having it. A couple...

Client Stories: Why Work With a Small Company Like Jalapeño?

At Jalapeño, we don’t like to be trendy. That’s why this won’t be a top-10 list clickbait article. You are about to read a series of real accounts of anonymized ...

Fighting The System: What’s Preventing Your Company From Growing?

As managers and change makers, we want to be generating solutions. We want to be as efficient as possible. We want to find a problem, fix it, and...

Distinguish Between Employee Engagement and Satisfaction — or else

If you’ve ever taken a psychology class, you may have done the passing the ball challenge. This study was an excellent way to show that we can have...

Bridging The Gap: How to Unlock Untapped Potential in the Workplace

When thinking about my career journey, one image always pops into my mind: a white, vanilla sheet cake. ...

I’m Taken, Sorry: My Experience as a Retained Employee

Everything related to employee retention; onboarding, continued training, mentorship, feedback, rewards, challenges, job crafting, ...

Jalapeño In The News — Forbes

Companies are constantly fighting to attract and retain intelligent tech talent. The simplest approach to attracting and retaining talent is to ask ...

No More Painkillers for our Employee Engagement Pains!

Workforce problems are becoming more complex, and managing this complexity is becoming more important than ever. ...

What is “Parentship”​? and why it should be part of your workplace culture.

During my first year at the University of British Columbia, I was intrigued by the concept of the parenting license. This is the idea that...

The Challenge of Employee Engagement: Ready, Set, Engage?

What is REALLY challenging about employee engagement? Why is it so difficult? Your organization is investing so much time ...

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