• 5 Qualities We Should Encourage In Employees
    Switch and Shift - Sep 30
    Once upon a time we didn’t have supermarkets. Once upon a time you bought your groceries from a variety of shops. To do this you would often stand at a counter and the store assistant would fetch the items you wanted.... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • The Word Every Boss Should Ban
    Fortune - Sep 30
    There’s a five-letter word that’s rarely talked about that I suspect is probably common for young professional women to hear. It’s “kiddo.” When I was a young reporter, I got called “kiddo” often. There... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • What The NFL Can Teach You About Energizing Employees
    American Express - Sep 26
    With this fall's NFL football season well underway, gridiron fans are as committed as ever to cheering on their favorite teams—and will do so even through rain and snow as the season proceeds. It's the kind of dedication... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 6 Steps To Building A Collaborative Culture That...
    Forbes - Sep 24
    This summer, I had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of ExecuNet, an online membership community 300,000+ members strong, dedicated to supporting and enriching executives around the globe. The minute I stepped... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Why You Should Hire For Potential And Not Experience
    Fast Company - Sep 23
    An electronics retailer hires a CEO who seems to possess the ideal credentials and skills, only to find him ill-prepared to handle changing market dynamics. A small brewery, in contrast, picks a project manager lacking in... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Sexism In Startups: The Frank Conversation We Need To...
    Forbes - Sep 19
    “Hey G. I will not leave Berlin until having sex with you. Deal?” That’s an actual email that tech entrepreneur, Gesche Haas, received earlier this year from a man she had met briefly the same day at a professional... Read »
    1 week ago
  • To Change Employee Or Customer Behavior, Start Small
    HBR - Sep 19
    Across industries, organizations can greatly benefit from making tiny changes in their processes to take into account how employees and customers really behave — including not liking being told what to do. Our research and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Be Productive During A Day Of Endless Meetings
    Fast Company - Sep 19
    Few things can sap productivity like a day filled with meetings and conference calls. Conventional wisdom says to work on eliminating them, but sometimes, the organizational culture or nature of the work just lends itself to... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Keep Workers Happy-It’s Not What You Think
    Forbes - Sep 18
    Happiness in the workplace is something of a double-edged sword. Yes, having happy employees is critical to the success of any company, but there are plenty of ways that bending over backwards to put a smile on your... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Businesses Should Go Beyond Customer Service
    Mashable - Sep 18
    You can find just about anything on Wikipedia these days. Its more than 4.5 million articles include bios on every World Cup soccer player, a page dedicated to the Stone Mountain Memorial half dollar, a list of the largest... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How Do You Work Best?
    HuffPo - Sep 17
    When do you work best? Is it between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.? Or do you perhaps have the clearest head at 7 a.m. and trouble focusing in the afternoon? Is it only on Monday through Friday? Or do you sometimes struggle... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Prioritize And Really Get Things Done
    American Express - Sep 17
    Most of us have likely heard at least a variation of the "Big Rocks" principle made famous by author and educator Stephen Covey in his book, First Things First. The Big Rocks principle says that you choose a few “big... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Workers Don’t Have The Skills They Need- And They...
    HBR - Sep 17
    How do workers feel about the adequacy of their skills? Until now, few studies have examined their views. Today, a survey of employees is being released that provides strong confirmation of the notion that employees need... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Defuse A Workplace Conflict
    Inc - Sep 16
    Working out difference of opinion is an essential part of any group activity. However, when disagreements in the workplace explode into full blown-conflicts, it can ruin relationships and make working as team difficult or... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Most Important Question To Ask New Employees
    Fast Company - Sep 16
    When something isn’t working out quite right, CEOs are often the last to know. But not at Emerald Therapeutics. The biotech startup tasks all new hires with an unusual mandate: each new employee must fill out a... Read »
    2 weeks ago