EDITOR’S NOTE: Want to read the RECAP of this week’s events? See #TChat Recap: Leadership, Visible From the Inside Out
It’s a party! At least it’s a virtual party for TalentCulture World of Work. I’m very excited to announce … Read more
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”
No surprise here — the concept of lifelong learning is as popular … Read more
The other day, my friend couldn’t find her Droid. So we looked and looked until we found it. …in the back pocket of the pants she’d been wearing the whole time. And then there was last weekend, when I searched … Read more
We’ve talked before about how hot the theme of ‘innovation’ is. In the technology world, much of what’s filed under ‘innovation’ is related to cloud technology, or mobile, or ‘apps’. What isn’t so hot, in my observation, is technology that … Read more
Sometimes we find zen. A moment of harmonic convergence in our lives when all things family, friends, co-workers, employers, work and life become one.
Sometimes. Work-life balance. [sigh] Wait, who are we kidding, right?
We don’t time zone travel with … Read more
Many job seekers are now evaluating prospective employers based on company culture. Candidates want to determine how they will fit in and if the environment is right for them before they’re hired.
As you may know, company culture varies based … Read more
Everybody likes to be liked. Most colleagues and bosses that I’ve worked with do. To a fault, which makes it very difficult when dealing with those who need dealing with.
Those who need to be written up and eventually fired.… Read more
Written by Kirsten Taggart
I’m currently taking a course called Media Criticism where we students reflect on how news organizations responded to major historical events. Perhaps made obvious by the title, our main focus is geared towards moments where journalism … Read more
My husband, the love of my life, had brain surgery a few weeks ago.
The anticipation, wondering if it was benign or cancerous (it was benign), praying that the neurosurgeon would not suddenly get the shakes, being in a hospital … Read more
The majority of organizations today have employee support programs to help with workplace absenteeism.
Examples include sick days, short term disability, long term disability, return-to-work, workplace accommodation, vacation, emergency family care, and the list goes on. The goals of these … Read more
The term, ‘leader,’ can be such a broad word. According to Dictionary.com, the definition of ‘lead’ follows (I’ve bolded my preferred wording):
– To go before or with to show the way; conduct or escort.
– To conduct by holding … Read more
Written by Kirsten Taggart
How many times have you said “Yes” when you really wanted to say “No?” We strive to make our friends, family, and employers happy by doing favors when asked, but sometimes its okay – necessary, even … Read more
I grew up loving the Raiders. Before the 2010 NFL season started, I had a Silver and Black rock and roll attack!
But for the first four weeks of this season, I had nothing but Silver and Black heart attacks. … Read more