• When Not To Treat A Colleague As You’d Want To Be...
    HBR - Mar 3
    Roger was a young rising star. He had always been successful, and prided himself on his brains, speed, and ability to deliver impressive results. His company had just appointed him to take over a troubled country operation... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • How To Stop A Presentation That’s Going Badly
    Forbes - Mar 3
    I learned at Skip Barber’s racecar driving school that “when you spin, put both feet in.” This means that if you’re on the racetrack and your car spins out, press the clutch and brake hard, fast and simultaneously.... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Why Your Workplace Culture Sucks And How To Fix It
    Fast Company - Mar 2
    You evaluate your employees annually? Great—now why don’t you do the same for your office culture? For one thing, office culture is a lot harder to measure than employee performance. Your employees might not be... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 5 Actions Of An Open-Minded Leader
    Switch and Shift - Mar 2
    How many times have you heard someone use the term, open mind? “I am keeping an open mind.” “Let’s approach this with an open mind.” “I would definitely describe myself as someone with an open... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Is Innovation More About People Or Process?
    HBR - Feb 27
    What’s more critical to producing a breakthrough innovation – finding creative people or finding creative ideas? This is a question Pixar head Ed Catmull has asked a great many people, and he says they tend to be pretty... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Strategies To Build A More Inclusive Workplace Culture
    HuffPo - Feb 27
    In my last post, I shared reasons why it's important that inclusive cultures become the norm rather than the exception, both in corporations and the world. An inclusive culture, as defined by the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Set These 3 Boundaries For A Sane Balance Of Work And...
    Fortune - Feb 26
    Stepping away from work to enjoy personal time is stressful if you’re an extreme A-type personality. Taking time away to enjoy the holidays, vacations or weekends with your family and friends can seem like an overwhelming... Read »
    5 days ago
  • 5 Types Of Toxic Employees (And How To Deal With Them)
    Switch and Shift - Feb 26
    We’ve all known them – bad employees that are either out to ruin your day, or the company. These creepy-crawlers lurk around, spreading their infectious toxins everywhere they go putting a serious strain on employee... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Office Humor: 6 Surprising Places Where It Actually...
    Fortune - Feb 24
    The head honchos in the C-suite aren’t exactly pounding on the boardroom table demanding that their employees be funny. Yet research reveals the many ways humor helps business. Some companies, notably Southwest... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Conversation Could Be The Key To Beating Stress
    Switch and Shift - Feb 24
    New research from Harvard and Stanford Business Schools has found that stress-related health problems are costing us $180 billion each year in healthcare expenses. More alarmingly, health problems stemming from job stress... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Reasons Why CEOs Should Have Their Own Web Presence
    Chief Executive - Feb 23
    Increasing brand awareness. The names Richard Branson, Mark Cuban and Guy Kawasaki are instantly recognizable as leaders in the business—perhaps even more than the ventures they lead. Their online presence has been... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Difficult Coworker? One Quick Way To Turn The...
    Forbes - Feb 20
    Do you fight at work? Fist fights are rare but toe-to-toe yelling matches, stonewalling, passive resistance and backbiting are all too common in the workplace. Do you think that if so-and-so weren’t so stubborn or... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Difference Between Work-Life Balance And...
    Fortune - Feb 18
    When I read the news last week that Japan’s ministry of health, labor and welfare was about to order its own employees to call it quits by 10 p.m. as a way to counter workaholic behavior, I glanced up from my laptop and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 8 Expert Tips To Having A Healthy Company Environment
    Forbes - Feb 18
    Arguably one of the most important elements in motivating and engaging employees is by having a healthy company environment. But, how exactly can you make an environment where team members are productive, happy, encouraged... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Gender Balance And The Link To Performance
    McKinsey - Feb 17
    I am firmly convinced that gender balance is more than a moral imperative or a “women’s issue.” Gender balance is at the core of what we stand for at Sodexo, where each of our 420,000 employees must have access to the... Read »
    2 weeks ago