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Bad Hiring Is A Choice

David B. Nast | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A mistake made once can be learned from. A mistake made twice is a choice. How many times have you interviewed a candidate you thought walked on wat...

Why Bad Employees Never Leave

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

I am often perplexed when a company that is clearly struggling recognizes there is a problem employee and some are not performing to the level they are looking for, but still retain them. There are often a variety of reasons for this

Working With Freelancers: 4 Steps For Success

Rishon Blumberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Rishon Blumberg

Over the course of placing hundreds of freelancers in contract positions at some of the biggest and smallest companies in the world, I've observed that certain companies know how to work with freelancers more effectively than others.

Empathy: One of the Keys to My Business Success

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

Empathy. It's one of the biggest things to which I attribute my success. It's the reason I believe that I am one of the great salespeople out there. What a lot of people don't understand about empathy is that it's not just about being caring, but it's also the ability to understand people.

What Is a Manager's Role in Work-Life Balance?

Jae Ellard | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

One role of a manager is to lead, and it's difficult to lead cultural transformation if managers are not willing to talk about some of the real blocks to building a sustainable, profitable organization. Change will not happen overnight. These types of behavioral shifts take time to interrupt, and can only happen one behavior, one authentic conversation at a time.

6 Stages of Digital Transformation [Research]

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Six Stages of Digital Transformation (Research) from Vala Afshar Definition: Digital Transformation The realignment of, or new investment in techn...

Engagement: Turn Mercenaries Into Missionaries

David B. Nast | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

I have met with over one hundred business owners in the last year or so. When asked what their biggest challenge is for the coming year, over 85 percent of them said it was related to the talent shortage.

The Current Interview Format is Dead and Here's Why

Andrew Lee | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Andrew Lee

The modern incarnation of the interview is out of date and no longer speaks to the needs of companies and the candidates they would like to hire. The current interview has outlived its usefulness and in many ways hinders the hiring process. Simply put, the current interview is dead.

True and Happy Stories of People Who Have Learned to Not Take It Personally

Rena DeLevie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Hey! Want to read some true and happy stories of people who have implemented the formula for Not Taking It Personally? They've set themselves free fro...

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

How to Stay Productive and Connected on a Remote Team

Marisa Morby | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Marisa Morby

The New Way to Work Quick: name three jobs you are positive can't be done remotely.Maybe you came up with marriage counseling, copyright law, and inve...

Open Dialogue and Sustainability Education

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

For academics, the month of May signifies the end of the year, a time to assess the work of your students, and the start of revising courses for the next academic year.

Popcorn Leadership

Javier Saade | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

Someone reached me out of the blue. It was a high-flying executive recruiter calling to get acquainted, no specific role in mind. She had heard from...

Breaking Through: Stories and Best Practices From Companies That Help Women Succeed

Martine Liautaud | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Martine Liautaud

I want to see more women challenging themselves and testing their mettle. When they do, companies prosper: Fortune 500 firms with the best track records in raising women to prominent positions are significantly more profitable than average.

Does Your Boss Want to Fire You?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You cannot shake that feeling that something is going on at work. And that something seems to have a lot to do with you. Your radar is up and it has you assuming the worst -- that your job may be on the line. You cannot ignore your spidey-sense, because it often proves to be right.

You may be taking things personally if...

Rena DeLevie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Last week I posted the article "You Can't Piss Me Off Anymore Because I Learned How to Not Take It Personally." A lot of people thanked me, and more t...

How a Micromanager Boss Can Let Go and Delegate

Diane Gottsman | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day, feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, ask yourself whether any of the following sta...

Data Literacy Will Make You Invincible

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Because the velocity of data is increasing and will always increase, the need for data literacy is increasing and will always increase.

You Need a Coaching Habit

Michael Bungay Stanier | Posted 04.27.2016 | Books
Michael Bungay Stanier

The essence of coaching lies in helping others and unlocking their potential. But I'm sure you're already committed to being helpful, and that hasn't led to your coaching more often. So let's look at why coaching others helps you.

What I've Learned From 30 Days of Videoconferencing

Cameron Craig | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

I recently joined a company where the majority of meetings are videoconferences. Sure, I've used videoconferencing at other jobs before but it was usu...

The Destructive Nature of Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Ah, nothing is perfect in this world; time to learn to live with it.

Frustrated With Your Non-profit Job? You Might Just Be a Mission-Driven Intraprenuer

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

The year was 2014 and I had just turned twenty eight. Having already been in the workforce for seven years I had a good sense of what I enjoyed and what I was good at. And my job wasn't offering me the space I desired to learn more.

4 Secret Fears That Leaders Have That Kill Their Potential

Timothy Parsons | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Timothy Parsons

Can I be completely honest with you? Is this a safe place? Is it ok for me to share some vulnerable stuff with you? Yes? Ok, good... I'm a fearfu...

Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2016

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

There is no better time than now to be a chief information officer (CIO). 2016 is the year of the connected customer and an opportunity for CIOs to he...

Leading Teams: You Can Deliver Bad News to Your Team Without Crushing Them

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Our job and the job of our tech consultants that we contract out to the world's best and most innovative companies, is to shoot straight. This often requires addressing issues and problems that people would rather leave uncovered.