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What People Really Want From Their Boss

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

A recent Forbes article revealed that 65% percent of people would rather have a different boss than a raise. Take that in for a moment, people would trade money for a better boss.

Don't Engage, Elevate

Dov Seidman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Dov Seidman

Inspirational leaders extend trust and allow others to live up or fail to meet their example and expectations on their own merits. This extension of trust is the key enabler that inspires others to take the risks that are so essential to spurring innovation.

Why Don't People Communicate Up in an Organization?

Dianna Booher | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

The CEO and the CFO set in opposite corners of the room. But both stuck their hands into the air just as I called for questions at the end of my keynote. "Why don't employees communicate upward in an organization?" the CEO asked with a twinge of frustration.

How Does One Cultivate the Skill to "Pick Your Battles"?

Quora | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business

How does one cultivate the skill to "pick your battles"? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are a...

How To Be A Great CEO- (Chief Encouragement Officer)

Shawn Doyle | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Shawn Doyle

Often when I'm traveling on planes, the person next to me asks me what I do for living. When I tell them I am a professional speaker, their next quest...

How To Know If You're A Bad Boss

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

We've all worked for bad bosses at some stage of our careers; I know that I have, and I remember the detrimental impact that it had on my enthusiasm, ...

3 Undervalued Practices of Successful Managers

Heather Younger | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Heather Younger

{This article was originally posted at the Customer Fanatix blog. You can head there for similar content and other freebies!] Leaders must be close ...

The Third Era of Management and Why Empathy Means More Than Ever

Cameron Conaway | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Cameron Conaway

"Empathy is the quintessential skill for the 21st century workplace." -- Roman Krznaric *** Gray skies filled with the black noxious waves of smokesta...

"No, I'm not Coming to Your F***ing Meeting"

Michael S Solomon | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

For managers, meetings are mission critical. It is during meetings that we plan, mentor, hold accountable, align, check-in, etc.. But for the 80% of people in an organization who actually do the heavy lifting (sorry, low blow -- especially coming from a manager), most meetings are time lost.

London Revealed as the European Volunteering Capital

Adi Gaskell | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

The London Olympics in 2012 were so successful in large part due to the tremendous efforts of the 70,000 volunteers that helped the event run smoothly...

8 Massive Mistakes Companies Make About Leadership Development

Shawn Doyle | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Shawn Doyle

I believe that most companies make massive mistakes when it comes to how they handle leadership development in their organizations. I see it at every size company, in the world of nonprofit and in government agencies.

Attracting Tomorrow's Workforce: 5 Management Styles, Workplace Cultures And Benefits

Ahmad Raza | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

A strengthening U.S. economy leads to job creation, and as more jobs become available, the competition to find, hire and retain top-talent begins to heat up. So how do companies compete for a 21st century workforce?

Why the "Perfect Life" Isn't Always Good for Your Health And What You Can Do to Change It.

Sharon Rossignuolo | Posted 03.11.2016 | Women
Sharon Rossignuolo

The Perfect Picture Successful career woman (award-winning manager in a huge multinational company no less!) Mother of two children who wouldn't lo...

The Leadership Wisdom of Sheri Thompson

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Mrs. Sheri Thompson *** Sheri Thompson assumed her current leadership role as Chief Operating Officer of Prudential's Agency Lending Group approxi...

Infographic: Should You Allow Remote Work At Your Company?

David Hassell | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
David Hassell

It's no secret that remote work arrangements have become more prevalent over the last decade. These scenarios range from employees working from home o...

Overcoming Worldwide Employee Engagement Crisis by Engaging the Heart

Reiner Lomb | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
Reiner Lomb

Worldwide, only 13% of employees working for an organization are engaged, according to a January 2016 Gallup report. This is shocking because it means...

Feeling Stuck? How to Gain Momentum

Daniel Horgan | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Daniel Horgan

In a world that sometimes feels overwhelmingly focused on the negative, it is easy to find comfort on the "woe is me" team. We can deflect responsibility by blaming others for not getting us what we need. We can create excuses for why something is impossible.

A Feisty Guide to Meditation From a Half-Assed Practitioner

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.09.2016 | 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 03.09.2016 | 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 03.09.2016 | 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 03.08.2016 | 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 03.07.2016 | 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 03.03.2016 | 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 03.02.2016 | 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 03.01.2016 | 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 ...