Getting hired for a job can be one of the most tiresome processes. Often, it feels especially daunting when you don’t actually have a job and require it desperately. Moreover, the time taken could frustrate you, demotivate you, and in … Read more
Is it time to do a 180 degree shift on the subject of time management?
So much has been written on how to manage one’s time more effectively; I sometimes wonder if the guidance being offered by so many “experts” … Read more
If you’re an engineer, you’re automatically in a prime negotiating position when it comes to commanding a good salary–it’s a simple matter of supply and demand. But while a big check in the near term might seem like the best … Read more
The shift is happening. This year, Millennials will be the largest generation in the American workforce. One in three employees are Millennials, and more are coming. Preventing a generational shift is impossible. We have a choice:
- Do we demean
One of the more serious problems in society today is spacial separation; we are way too close to one another.
We find ourselves almost in the living room of our neighbor. Students sit shoulder-to-shoulder in classrooms and lecture halls. Sidewalks … Read more
It always amazes me the stories I hear about people who are new to the world of work.
The guys with jeans around the back of their thighs, the girls not dressed much better, headphones plugged in while they eat … Read more
What? You’ve never heard of it?
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It’s all the social media rage.
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And all the kids are doing it.
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Heck, not just all the kids … Read more
“We could not be happier to welcome LeBron James home. Yesterday LeBron, though his essay, told us he wasn’t going anywhere except Cleveland and that ‘Cleveland is where he always believed he would finish his career.’ These words and commitment … Read more
Written By: Mary Isabale
“What do you want to be when you will grow up?”- a famous question we all have faced and had to answer in our childhood days. With starry eyes full of ambition and heart full of … Read more
Office break rooms are often riddled with “you can do it!” style posters. You know, the ones that have a picture of Sequoia trees in California with something about how long they took to grow. These are great posters with … Read more
The “Be Different Or Be Dead” Show
Have you ever thought about what it truly means to “be different”? To look past the norm, to think and behave differently from the rest, without any fear of transgression. Some of our … Read more
Authenticity Is An Inside Job That Starts With Self
Everyday, there’s a flock of people who head to work and experience a daily dosage of empowerment, then there’s the other flock that experiences workplace dread on a daily-basis. Some people … Read more
The employee engagement survey results are in. Now what? You can collect data until you’re blue in the face, but if you don’t have a way to turn that information into actionable insights, it’s not going to make an ounce … Read more
I have a little confession to make. I find power to be delicious.
For most of my life I have worked as a kind of modern-day impresario. I produced events and media, everything from promotional videos to chamber music concerts … Read more
The Power Of Workforce Culture And Continuous Mobility
Time and time again, employers and organizations find their talent on the move. And why is that? What drives employees to leave? Instead of finding ourselves asking this question, we should be … Read more
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) often start with a good idea and then become successful when they learn to do it well. This often involves tight synergies amongst their early employees, who may have very similar visions, attitudes and specific … Read more
“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life he imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau
Do you have dream stealers in your life? … Read more
Create A Transformative Onboarding Experience For New Hires
There are millions of disengaged workers out there. Working day-to-day in what they feel is a never-ending cycle of the same old routine. But does it have to be this way?
Organizations … Read more
Dan Pink’s book “Drive: the Surprising Truth about What Motivates us” has thrown a major monkey wrench into how we think about motivation. For years it was assumed– and it certainly seems logical to believe– that the best … Read more
How To Visualize Real-Time Talent Alignment
Managing talent is an art form. It is a delicacy few have mastered, and even fewer, have come to understand. Essentially, managing talent is about managing people, and aligning their goals with your organization’s … Read more
For Babbitt, who never hurt anyone in his life.
Long ago, I remember hearing someone say that in life, suffering is mandatory but misery is optional. I agree but sadly, many of us (this writer included) live with more anxiety … Read more
Technology has given us the ability to stay connected 24/7 which is a blessing and also a curse. One of the downsides is that the lines between work and down time have become increasingly blurred. Many companies feel that employees … Read more