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A Feisty Guide to Meditation From a Half-Assed Practitioner

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Rena DeLevie

I say "practice" because that's what the gurus call it. They know it's an ongoing method of connecting with ourselves without any outside data. No words or visuals or comparisons or feedback. It's just you hanging out w

The New ROI: Return On Individuals - Chapter 1: The Value of the Workforce

Dave Bookbinder | Posted 03.09.2017 | Business
Dave Bookbinder

"People are our most valuable assets." Said every chief executive officer of every company everywhere. Right? But how do you really know that's ...

3 Things Managers Can Do for Gender Equality (Leading to Better Teams and More Profits)

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 03.10.2017 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

While it must be recognized that there are systematic barriers and HR policies that formally contribute (or don't contribute) to gender equality, here are three practical tips that managers can employ if they want to start removing gender bias from their organizations

Innovation Toward a Better Quality Life

André Borschberg | Posted 03.09.2017 | Impact
André Borschberg

As leaders we must ask ourselves, with the pace of technology and information growing exponentially, have we considered the implications for humanity? And if knowledge has doubled every 11 hours, will our sense of responsibility keep up?

A Serious Plea to Stop Doing This Immediately

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Putting ourselves down can be a tempting habit. It makes us seem humble. It fills the dead air of conversation. It gets ahead of others who might put us down first.

Did Someone Just Hand You a Hot Bag of Poop?

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.04.2017 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Years ago I was working in a toxic company. The culture was one of backstabbing and sneakiness and misery. So I left and everything was roses and ...

The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence

Amy Brann | Posted 03.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Amy Brann

From all this, it becomes obvious that, based on empirical evidence, the definitions of emotion must be questioned along with current ideas regarding their role in our behavior and our ability to recognize, change and manipulate them.

Communicating: Building Consensus - The Art of Successful Disagreement

Jeffrey Sharlach | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Jeffrey Sharlach

You're in the midst of a business meeting listening to an idea you think is completely the wrong approach. You're about to speak up but you remember ...

The 3 Management Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.02.2017 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Entrepreneurs have a lot to manage, and how they manage can mean the difference between success and failure. Time. Products. Cash. Employees. When i...

How A Little Madness Can Help Us Go A Long Way

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

Ever heard the phrase "there's method in their madness"? Well, what is being referred to here, is something which looked absolutely crazy to start with, but that might actually not be such bad idea after all.

2016 STATE of IT - 20 CIO Budget, Technology and Digital Business Findings

Vala Afshar | Posted 02.28.2017 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Gartner recently advised CIOs to consider 10 New Year's resolutions for 2016 including improving relationships with CMO and board members, exploiting ...

5 Red Carpet Secrets to Changing Your Attitude toward Millennials

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 02.28.2017 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

You can't open your laptop these days without learning something new about millennials. If we are to believe what we read about this generational tsu...

The Leadership Wisdom of Larry Lawson

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 02.28.2017 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Larry Lawson assumed his current leadership role of Chief Executive Officer and President for Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. in 2013. In this role, Mr. Lawson leads an organization of roughly 15,000 employees across the globe through his eight direct-reports.

Design Philosophy -- Leading Creatives

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.28.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Managing creative professionals for breakthrough innovation requires finesse beyond traditional management since pressure, micro-management and extrin...

The New ROI: Return on Individuals

Dave Bookbinder | Posted 02.26.2017 | Business
Dave Bookbinder

As someone who's regularly involved in the valuation of intangible assets, I'm often asked which intangible asset is the most valuable to a company. I've always believed that it's the people. Sometimes it's just hard to quantify.

The Leadership Wisdom of Larry Lawson

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 02.22.2017 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

What do those who work for Larry Lawson say about him? "He encourages people to set a high bar so that when they clear the bar, they've really accomp...

7 Tools Every Product Management Team Needs

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.24.2017 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Product managers have mostly been ignored by software vendors. Historically, there were very few purpose-built tools available for them to set strateg...

Future Management: What Will it Look Like?

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

The manager of the future needs to be a real leader of people.

On Bad Communication

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

You have probably heard this complaint before. And probably more than once: the decision was poorly communicated," "No one really understood what was decided," etc.

How to NOT Be Oprah

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I used to want to do great things. I mean REALLY great things. Sometime around the age of nine I decided that I was put on this planet to do truly a...

3 Habits of Managers that Get Results (and Earn Their Team's Trust)

Daniel Horgan | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Daniel Horgan

We have all had them...managers that don't have our backs, that lack interest in our success, that are disconnected from reality and that seem to alwa...

Tuck School Professor Writes Playbook on Developing Talent

Lisa Chau | Posted 02.21.2017 | Business
Lisa Chau

I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.

No, You're Not Needy

Rena DeLevie | Posted 02.21.2017 | Business
Rena DeLevie

I am continuously dumbfounded that fear-based managers think shutting down employees is going to improve anything. It's counter-productive. Fear-based management results in disengaged, resentful, low productivity employees.

14 Things Every New Leader Needs to Know

Gina Soleil | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Gina Soleil

All too often new leaders are thrown to the wolves and expected to survive with nothing more than a quick go get em' sentiment from the powers that be.

Performance Reviews: I Don't Care, and You Shouldn't Either

Edward Muzio | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Edward Muzio

You have to love workplace trends. An edgy, trendsetting company tears down the cubicle walls; a second one follows suit; next thing you know everyon...