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Five Ways to Deploy a 21st Century Workforce

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Jamie Merisotis

In our dynamic and global economy, we need to ask whether our workforce is equipped to meet the increasingly complex demands of the 21st century. The answer, as it stands today, is a decisive no.

Human or Robot?

Danielle Posa | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

At the end of the day, when you lay your head down on your pillow... ask yourself "Was I a robot or a human today." The world needs the human in you.

5 Things You Should Know About Talent

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Daphne C Spyropoulos

From the first fight in the history of battlefields to a college application today, talent-famine is one of the few things that continue to flourish untouched by war, technology or social reformation.

What New Orleans Needs in the Next Post-Katrina Decade

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 08.29.2015 | Education
Jamie Merisotis

New Orleans became a symbol of American rebirth and reinvention in the face of senseless tragedy. From dramatically improving results in its public schools to rebuilding its civil infrastructure, the city has taken many impressive and forward-looking steps since Katrina.

The Surprising Science of Praise

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Joel Peterson

Reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, maybe. But, it may depend on the praise that's given, and certain kinds of praise can actually do harm.

On the Streets with Omar Robles

Brad Hobbs | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

If you are on Instagram, chances are you may have come across the amazing visuals from New York based photographer Omar Robles. After his recent ...

No Choice, Need A Voice

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Third Graders Performed The Jackson 5′s "I Want You Back" And It Went Viral Overnight! | Posted 08.14.2015 | Good News

Elementary schools around the country are pulling back on music education, but luckily there are still some amazing teachers and volunteers out there who know how important music is.

How To Honor Your Dreams So You Can Live Regret-Free

Ann Davis | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Ann Davis

Do you have a dream? If so, don't regret not chasing it; it's never too late. The cold, hard truth is that time is not on your side. So stop putting off chasing your dream.

Hat Tricks: Why They Happen

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Hat tricks -- three goals in a game, like Carli Lloyd's feat at the Women's World Cup -- occur because the athlete and the team are in the flow. Flo...

Scale the Summit -- The Odyssey Begins

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Scale the Summit, an American instrumental and progressive rock band based out of Houston, isn't your average cup o' joe.

What They Didn't Tell You About Pakistan: Seven Common Myths Dispelled

Sabreena Razaq Hussain | Posted 07.15.2015 | World
Sabreena Razaq Hussain

Pakistan. It may be one of the most misunderstood countries around and it is certainly easy to see why when you hit the layman's ceiling of knowledge in about ten seconds.

Why Recruiters Fail and What Leaders Can Do About It

Ian Sephton | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Ian Sephton

Have you ever met an amazing recruiter? Perhaps you met one during an employment search or one who works for your organization and brings you top-flight talent. If it's the latter, hold on to him or her tightly because these people are hard to find.

The #1 Predictor of Success in Your Business - The 60/30/10 Rule

David Bradford | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
David Bradford

Over my 35 years in business, I have seen lots of companies grow, scale and prosper but even more struggle, fail and fade into a distant memory. Over this period, I have developed a Rule that I believe is the #1 Indicator of a Company's potential success. I call it my 60/30/10 Rule.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

A Little-Known Leadership Lesson to Retain Your Top Talent

David Finkel | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Bob owned a successful industrial products company with sales of $2 million per year. Things were getting into a rhythm with small but consistent growth when two of his key people gave notice within a five month period.

What the Best Executives REALLY Want in a Job

Mark Wayman | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

My name is Mark Wayman, and for the last eleven years I have owned an Executive Recruiting firm focused on gaming and high tech. Reviewed 20,000 resumes, represented 1,500 candidates, and successfully placed 600+.

Finding Your Purpose: The Secret Sauce of Success

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ingrid Peschke

Not many people can say they've worked the same job for 75 years. Add to that such a deep affection for the work that it never grows old. This de...

Talent Analytics: Old Wine In New Bottles?

Ed Lawler | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

A day does not pass without my receiving multiple emails announcing webinars, publications, and workshops focused on talent analytics. Talent analytics has become an important area in both consulting firms and corporations.

Trick or Treat

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Talent Matters: Deliberate Practice Leads to Greatness

Stedman Graham | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Stedman Graham

"I am slow to learn and slow to forget what I've learned. My mind is like a piece of steel, very hard to scratch anything on it and almost impossible...

Women in Business Q&A: Susan Mills, Partner, Polachi

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Susan Mills is a Partner at Polachi, the leading provider of Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean tech, venture capital and private equity clients. Ms. Mills brings a wealth of experience in operational, organizational and financial operations to the Polachi team.

11 Economies Shaking Up the World of Work

Blair Forlaw | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Blair Forlaw

Did you catch the headline last week about Amazon Prime's new same-day service? Online shoppers in some markets who place an order before noon can now get their packages later that very day.

In Awe of Music

Christa Dowling | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Christa Dowling

"Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart'" -- Pablo Casals (Spanish/Catalan Cellist & Conductor 1876-1973) How rich is ...

The Circus Wonder Woman

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.08.2015 | Latino Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.