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TheFuturein5 Episode 16: Are You Ready for the Shrinking Employee Tenure?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The Future in Five is a regular video series where best-selling author, speaker, and futurist Jacob Morgan shares his ideas, insights, and commentary around the future of work in five minutes or less!

40 Essential Tips for Cubicle Dwellers

Michelle Combs | Posted 04.25.2015 | Comedy
Michelle Combs

We cubicle dwellers have our own subculture. We are among the working class who don't get to go outside and blow stuff up. We can identify each other by the hollow looks in our eyes and the standard defeated shoulder slump. I am here to help you, my cubicle dwelling brothers and sisters.

Business Etiquette: Touching in the Workplace

Diane Gottsman | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

What may be appreciated by one employee as an authentic gesture to connect may be rebuked by another. The golden rule when it comes to touching an employee is "hands off.

4 Lessons I Learned From Being Bullied at Work

Luisa Zhou | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Luisa Zhou

It was just a few months into my first job out of college, and already, the starry-eyed enthusiasm I'd started with had mutated into depression and fear.

Hugging Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts of Showing Affection In the Workplace

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Jacqueline Whitmore

Hugging and touching someone, especially in a business setting, can oftentimes be misconstrued and lead to controversy or confusion. Before you go in for the big hug, consider the following seven tips.

CEO Engelbert's Selection a Big Deal for Gender Diversity

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

Too many times, women get promoted to the next rung of the corporate ladder and they forget about the other women left behind.

We Have to Stop Meeting Like This

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Lisa M. Sodeika

So many meetings, so little time. We've all been there -- from the PTA to the corporate board room -- we're drowning in ineffective, poorly planned meetings, frustrated that we can't get better organized to save ourselves precious time for innovation and implementation.

Creating a Great Corporate Culture: Inside The Offices of Mulesoft

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

MuleSoft is another organization that was recently ranked by Glassdoor as one of the best places to work in America and they have also won plenty of other awards for being a great place to work.

Wellness in the Workplace Is Contagious

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Following these tips will help regardless of your work setting, and wellness will become contagious because people want what others have. You will also find that a wellness attitude follows you home.

Conference Room Conflict: Office Densification Creates Need for Flexible Meeting Areas

Frank Chalupa | Posted 04.08.2015 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Employers were quick to embrace open offices, believing they would help them attract young professionals who value teamwork and collaboration. But, in doing away with private, individual workspaces, many companies took the open office concept too far.

10 Things More Important Than Being Liked

Gina DeLapa | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

Have you noticed lately how our culture all but worships likability? Often at the expense of higher values. If we're not careful, we can spend so much time making ourselves likable, we forget to ask if we like who we're becoming.

The Workplace: Furniture, Fabric and Software Design?!?!

Sarah Deane | Posted 04.06.2015 | Technology
Sarah Deane

The workplace is changing. Expectations have changed. The role of real estate teams, IT teams, and HR teams have all changed. Now, they have to work cross-functionally to deliver engaging, productive and enabled workspaces that employees want to use.

Building Brand Advocacy From the Inside Out

Gabrey Means | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Gabrey Means

To engage employees and inspire them to become ambassadors for your brand, approach them as you would your most valued consumers.

The Key To Happiness At Work That Has Nothing To Do With Your Actual Job

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living

As we spend more time at the office, we search even harder for better ways to achieve the mythical "work-life balance". From taking lunchtime walks to...

#TheFuturein5 Episode 12: Why Am I So Passionate About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I'm constantly asked why I am so passionate about the future of work. In this video I share a few personal work stories, which I have to say were not always very good. I realized that many people struggled with similar negative experiences.

It's Time to Stop the War Against the Open Office

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Blake Zalcberg

Bashing the open office is getting a little too easy. It's not destroying the workplace or trapping America's workers on the dark side, and it doesn't need to die.

Employers, Here's Your 2015 Wake-Up Call

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

The typical cost to a company to replace an employee is about 20 percent of the employee's annual salary. Simple programs that support women employees -- programs such as flexible work schedules and family leave; mentoring and coaching programs -- can be much cheaper.

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.

3 Tips for Year-Round Thanks and Giving in the Workplace

Melissa Garvey | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Garvey

So here are three tips to help you continue that holiday spirit of thanks and giving in the workplace throughout the year.

Leading Well: Know When and How to Be Tough

David Peck | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
David Peck

A tough message and tone -- used sparingly, privately and deliberately -- is a necessary leadership tool.

Leaders Take Time Off for Children. What About the Rest of Us?

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

When high profile dads take time off for family, or at least say that's the reason, a host of headlines typically follow. It's big news when a head honcho makes such a decision.

6 Steps To Finding To Finding The Right Career For You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Got the Sunday night blues? You're not alone. Plenty of people aren't in careers they love, and because work takes up so much of our time, that's a hu...

New Year, New Chance to Tackle the Old Problem of Workplace Inequality

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Susan Bulkeley Butler

January always presents a fresh start to tackle old problems. And unfortunately, we still have our work cut out for us going into 2015 when it comes to tackling the problem of gender inequality in the workplace, according to a just-released report from Pew Research.

The Case For Giving Your Brain A Break

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny Dearborn

Because of the way the brain's neurological network builds connections, each of these things helps our memories grow stronger. Giving our brains a break, it seems, is actually one of the best things we can do.

15 Exercises to Pump Up Your Leadership Skills

David Peck | Posted 03.21.2015 | Business
David Peck

You take yourself to the gym... so why not strengthen your leadership "muscles" too? Coaching executives and aspiring leaders across many roles, industries and geographies over many years, I've prepped for you a quick-hit list of 15 exercises to help build your leadership muscles.