• 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 day 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 day 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 day 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 »
    2 days 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 »
    2 days 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 »
    3 days 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 »
    3 days 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 »
    3 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days ago
  • The Myth Of The 40-Hour Workweek
    Inc - Sep 16
    Gallup recently released the data from their 2013/2014 Work and Education Polls, which states that only 50% of "full-time" workers in the US work 40 hours or less (on average). As you might expect due to overtime wages, this... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 7 Ways To End Every Meeting On A Positive Note
    Inc - Sep 12
    So often meetings feel like yet another necessary evil of doing business. At the end of a meeting, we observe quick exits, zoned-out looks, and the whispered utterances, "Well, that was a waste of time" or "Thought it would... Read »
    1 week ago
  • When Loose Lips Sink Companies
    BBC - Sep 12
    A company is planning to go public sometime in the next year and I know everything about it. I know management’s strategy, which board members they are planning to "dump", which employees they are going to ease out and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Counterintuitive Office Rules We Swear By
    Mashable - Sep 11
    When you launch your own business, it is equal parts exciting and daunting to realize that you get to start from scratch when determining how to structure both your company and your workplace — that environment that can... Read »
    1 week ago
  • A Better Way To Business
    Switch and Shift - Sep 10
    For the last few decades we’ve become increasingly trapped in thinking of business as all about profit. That has become the driving purpose of most businesses, with all other considerations being trampled by concerns for... Read »
    1 week ago