• 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 »
    4 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 »
    4 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 »
    5 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 »
    5 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 »
    5 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 »
    6 days 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
  • What It Takes To Build And Sustain A Flexible...
    Fast Company - Apr 15
    Sara Sutton Fell had a three-month-old baby at home when she decided to take the leap and launch her company FlexJobs in 2007. Starting a company with a newborn wasn't her original plan. Fell had been laid off from her... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 7 Secrets To Employee Happiness
    Entrepreneur - Apr 15
    What do you get when you combine an entrepreneurial leadership style, a company vision that focuses on passion and positivity with a self-motivated group of employees that collaborate creatively? Success. But this... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 5 Traits Of Great High-Growth Hires
    American Express - Apr 14
    It can take great teams of great people for high-growth companies to achieve their ambitious goals. But not all great people are created equal. Workers who would be great for a steady, established enterprise aren’t the... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Engage Millennials In Your Corporate Culture
    Forbes - Apr 13
    You’ve probably heard that company culture is tied to bottom-line results, but how seriously do we take this? According to a new GlassDoor study, the data absolutely bears this out, and shows that company culture is... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Magnetism Of A Great Company Culture
    Mashable - Apr 13
    Culture is the soul of your company; it’s intangible but not nebulous. In fact, it’s all around you. While you can’t quantify culture like a headcount or swipe it like a touchscreen, you can feel it. It can be the... Read »
    1 week ago