• Why A Corporate Culture Of Kindness Is Great For Your...
    Forbes - Apr 27
    Last week I wrote about how you can make employees proud to represent your brand, and part of that has to do with your culture. Some companies create an authentic culture that works uniquely for them. When other companies... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • How To Rekindle Your Purpose And Passion For Work
    Fast Company - Apr 27
    Remember when you were graduating college and you had to face the reality of your career head on? You likely stood at a crossroads wondering which direction would ultimately lead you to a place of balance in your life. After... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • Stop Trying To Attract The Best Talent
    Switch and Shift - Apr 27
    There is a generalized, low-level anxiety in the business world about attracting the top talent. It makes sense, of course: who wouldn’t want the best talent? And if they are the best, then obviously not everyone can have... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • 11 Simple Ways To Increase Happiness At Work
    Time - Apr 27
    Question: What is one simple practice I can adopt to be happier at work? Leave the Office “There are ample opportunities to get up and go for a quick walk throughout the day. Disagree? Then you need to learn to... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • 5 Things Your Employees Wish They Could Tell You
    Fast Company - Apr 27
    If your employees could change one thing about you, what do you think it would be? TINYpulse, a software company that measures employee satisfaction, asked 1,000 full-time employees what they would change about their... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • Office Designers Find Open-Plan Spaces Are Actually...
    Washington Post - Apr 22
    Innovations in the world of office furniture design have tended to serve one of two purposes. Some are designed to help the corporations who pay for them — open-plan offices are supposed to make workers more collaborative,... Read »
    5 days ago
  • How To Maintain Strong Business Relationships
    Open Forum - Apr 22
    A business lives or dies based on its relationships. I have always had the core belief that if you treat people as friends, and give everyone the opportunity to win and look good in their careers, that can set you up to... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Why Company Culture Is A Misleading Term
    HBR - Apr 21
    A great deal of ink has been spent over the past thirty years or so on the idea of corporate or organizational culture. Back in the 1980’s, I picked up a now-famous book, Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman’s In... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 5 Ways To Build A Stronger Workforce
    Inc - Apr 21
    As the economy heats up, so do employment opportunities. Tenured employees, when developed and engaged on a continuous basis, drive greater value than those who are simply passing through your organization. Engaged employees... Read »
    6 days ago
  • How Smart Companies Help New Employees Succeed
    LinkedIn - Apr 21
    You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired... turn them loose, right? Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is... Read »
    6 days ago
  • The Big Risk of Letting Employees Know Where They...
    Quartz - Apr 20
    It’s possible to rank employees in entirely new ways in the age of big data. People in sales are used to seeing their numbers compared. But now everything from how well truck drivers drive, to individual author web traffic... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How You Give Employees A Fantastic Friday
    Inc - Apr 17
    TGIF. You've worked hard all week, and so have your employees. As people start pondering what to rent on Netflix this weekend, production naturally goes down. But that's okay! As long as you acknowledge this fact and make... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Work Habits That Make People Hate You
    BBC - Apr 17
    Everyone office has that one person who just doesn’t seem to play nicely with others. Most of us worry about making big blunders at work, but it’s often it’s more subtle habits or behaviours that are the worst... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 37 Quotes On Handling Workplace Conflict
    Inc - Apr 16
    I've been studying workplace conflict since I was a shoe store manager in the 90s. And by "studying" I mean I've tried to figure out why I've experienced so much conflict. I'm an analytical person, so of course I always... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Colleagues Addicted To Tech
    NYT - Apr 16
    Before we get to your surfer colleagues, consider two morsels of big-picture context. First, as the digital era has injected more work responsibilities into personal time, many workers feel they have every right to take... Read »
    1 week ago