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Growing the Global Economy Without Destroying the Planet

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Green
Steven Cohen

Despite the growth of global communications, culture and corporations, national sovereignty and indeed the drive for community-based governance, remain as strong as ever. How can we create an international regulatory regime in the face of these strong national and local forces?

Are You Emotionally Connected With Your Work? Does It Matter?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Some new research about workplace behavior caught my attention recently. It highlights -- by omission -- the important link between an organization's management culture and the psychological experience of working within it.

10 Management Practices to Drive Results

Daniel Horgan | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Daniel Horgan

From managing student organizations to launching and turning around nonprofit organizations to investing in communities across the country, these lessons represent parts of my management philosophy that I challenge you to reflect on and test drive in your own management practices.

Follow the Leader: Shaping Organizational Culture

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Cristina M. Regalado

When rain splashes on the pavement water quickly spreads in crevices finding spaces even with the tiniest receptacle -- it does not stand still.

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.

5 Tips for Dealing With Difficult Clients

Adam Davis | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Adam Davis

It really doesn't matter what line of work you are in, at some point, there will be a business relationship in conflict, a difficult client, or some type of negative situation involving a client. If your goal is relationships before revenue, these situations may be an opportunity to develop a strong, long-term, positive business relationship.

2015 State of Analytics - 20 Key Business Findings

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.20.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

A 2015 PwC survey of 1,300 CEOs in 77 countries, ranked data mining and analytics as the second most strategically important digital technology and organization capability, only behind mobile technologies for customer engagement.

Dear Manager: A Manifesto for Conscious Employees

Susan Bernstein | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Susan Bernstein

My heart ached. I read about the hostility, chaos, internal competition, bullying, lack of clarity, and a host of other toxic situations that many of you are facing. I wanted to fix your toxic work problems. But how?

#1 Cause of Unhappiness at Work: Bad Bosses. Here's What We Can Do About Them

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

Given that bad bosses are the most common cause of unhappiness at work and given the negative effects they have on employees and on the company's results, we clearly need to do something about this problem.

Auditor Conflict of Interest

Joseph B. Kadane | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Joseph B. Kadane

The partner in charge of an audit of a client company has two functions; (1) as boss of the auditors who will check the company's records to ensure the accuracy of its accounting statements, (2) to manage the relationship between the auditing firm and its client, the management and audit committee of the board of directors.

5 Ways to Improve Employee Development at Your Company

David Hassell | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
David Hassell

Employee development is a long-term initiative, but it also leads to short-term benefits like increased loyalty and improved performance and engagement.

Are You Built for Scale?

Bob Gower | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Bob Gower

In the early autumn of 2013, Fab Founder and CEO Jason Goldberg called his executives into a conference room and told them that two-thirds of the comp...

Bringing Humanity Back into the Workplace: Lessons from the Rwandans

Jenn Lyons | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Jenn Lyons

On a recent humanitarian trip to Rwanda, I discovered a country that has been through the absolute darkest times, yet is now filled with the kindest and gentlest people I have met. A mere two decades after a horrific genocide that left no citizen untouched, Rwandans today exemplify kindness, strength and resilience.

5 Awesome Questions Great Bosses Ask Their People

David Peck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
David Peck

When the possibility of asking them comes up in discussion with my coaching clients, I hear a spectrum from, "No way I'm going to ask this," to "If I ask this, I'm going to have to do something about it," to "This is a great question."

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?

The Paradox of Uncompassionate Management in Institutions Built on Compassion

Rena DeLevie | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

The HuffPost LIVE segment on Compassionate Management was a powerful experience for me. It validated what I believe, and do, and gave me the chance to...

PDC Communication for the Compassionate Manager

Rena DeLevie | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

I've heard many clients say they have an idea but it's not their place to share it. I say - Yes it is! Regardless of your level, title or expected ro...

The Human Experience

Daniel Horgan | Posted 11.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel Horgan

"Hey, how are you?" Many of us have muttered these words as we pass someone by, not waiting long enough to hear the response. We have a meeting to g...

5 Must Do's in Writing Your Self-Evaluation

Daniel Horgan | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Daniel Horgan

Many colleagues and friends have asked for advice on preparing a self-evaluation that stands out. Here are five tips to support your self-appraisal, demonstrating the unique value that you contributed and your forward-thinking development approach.

When Pastors Become Janitors: Tyshawn Lee and Beyond

Julian DeShazier | Posted 11.11.2015 | Chicago
Julian DeShazier

This is an absolute mess of cultural and systemic proportions -- a mess churches and gangs used to be able to work together and prevent. Now, an institution that used to sit as a community's anchor is part of the cleanup crew.

Can Your Team Truly Stand the Test of Time?

Sarah Deane | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Sarah Deane

While at an event the other night, I got talking about this challenge with an accomplished colleague of mine, Tiffany Liu, whom I have always admired for her leadership qualities. She had a lot of valuable insights from her experiences, and a unique take that was different to what I usually heard in leadership meetings or summits.

Are You a Micromanager? How to Tell

Ellevate | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Ellevate

The reality is there are few reasons to micromanage, and it is meant to be done in the short term. Some micromanagers simply need to learn a new style.

What Leaders Communicate With 'The Little Things'

Dianna Booher | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

No doubt, leaders spread their message by taking the microphone at a major conference. But just as with games, movies, apps, and ideas, leaders grow in popularity and reach a tipping point in their influence when employees share their observations of that leader by word of mouth.

Managers: Practice These 4 Habits

Daniel Horgan | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Daniel Horgan

As managers, there is often a lot on our plates and it can be challenging to keep everything in motion. We often find ourselves trying to operate in ambiguity while simultaneously providing clear direction for others.

5 Types of Bad Bosses to Avoid

Aaron Hurst | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Aaron Hurst

The number one reason people leave a job is their manager. No manager is perfect, but the better you are at spotting these traits during the interview process, the better chances you will have of finding a job and a manager that are a good fit.