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Marcia Liss | Posted 03.25.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


5 Proven Strategies for Scaling Without Losing the Personal Touch Your Clients Expect

Ahmad Raza | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

Building a business is a brutal undertaking. With a 90% failure rate for startups in the United States, you have to be a mix of crazy and overly optimistic.

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.

Letting Go

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.24.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


How to Look Like a Leader

Jan Sharry | Posted 03.23.2016 | Women
Jan Sharry

There is no need to run to the gym and start lifting weights or to try and wear those 4-inch heels that hurt your feet. Work on the qualities of leadership and exude the power that you are meant to have.

Dear Furniture Industry, Love Coworking

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The coworking craze is infiltrating American work life in a big way. According to a report from the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, re...

The De-Emphasis of Writing in the Workplace

Gabrielle M. Peterson | Posted 03.22.2016 | Education
Gabrielle M. Peterson

I suppose I'll just have to grin and bear the typos and grammar and awkwardly phrased sentences that no doubt have been born from an era of career-orientation, emoticons, and economic pressures. After all, if there was no bad writing, there'd be no opportunities for people like me to make it good.

Putting #FamilyFirst With Employee Benefits

Julie Stich | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Julie Stich

The recent story of Chicago White Sox slugger Adam LaRoche walking away from a $13 million season contract after being told he had to limit the time his 14-year-old son, Drake, spent with the team (his father's place of work), got us thinking . . . What are typical workplace policies for bringing children to work?

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.

Do You Want to Go to Timeout? Leadership Lessons from Disciplining a Two Year Old

Mary Ila Ward | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Mary Ila Ward

The path of least resistance is often found with consistency. Once you establish that consistency, you don't have to keep fighting the battle over and over again.

How Difficult Decisions Build Strong Culture

Pam Ross | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Pam Ross

Culture is not about values posted on a wall. Culture is about living your values even when it's extremely difficult. It is about using your values and purpose as a filter for decisions and daily actions.

"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.

Minister of Change: 3 Business Turnaround Lessons from My Preacher Dad

Mark S. Casady | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Mark S. Casady

My father was an Episcopal minister in the Midwest and, for my money, the best preacher I've ever seen in a pulpit. He was a masterful storyteller and...

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 You're Not Getting Promoted

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women
Susan Steinbrecher

Think you're the perfect contender but still getting passed over? The following points may shed some light on the subject.

The Evolution of the Home Office

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The office is not the only work space that is evolving; a new level of electronic mobility -- coupled with intense electronic dependence -- is leading to changes in how homes are designed and how workspace is integrated into home life.

Lookout Workplace, Here Comes Gen Z

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

In 2016, 3.6 million baby boomers will retire, one fourth of millennial workers will become managers, and "Generation Z" (those born in 1994-2010) wil...

Why You Need Feminine Energy in Your Masculine Profession (Hint: There IS Crying in Baseball)

Kristen Knepper | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Kristen Knepper

My friend Luke went to a personal development seminar recently. Being a self-help junkie myself, I was eager to debrief with him. "What was your ah-ha...

Work Problems: How to Deal With Coworkers and Bosses

Rhonda Milrad | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Milrad

Not every professional relationship can be smooth sailing, but if you can calm the waters using the above tips, you'll reduce your stress and make your workplace a much more pleasant one.

Memo to Corporate America: Flexibility Programs Work. So, What's the Holdup?

Erin L. Kelly | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Erin L. Kelly

What would your life be like if you--not your boss--got to choose where, when, and how you worked?

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...

Strengths At Work

Dan Collinson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Dan Collinson

Human strengths The psychology of human strengths is becoming increasingly popular in organisations and it is becoming an important approach to increa...

Blind Man's Bluff

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.09.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Invest In The Future - But Don't Give Up On Workers of Today

Dennis Yang | Posted 03.08.2016 | Technology
Dennis Yang

There's been a lot of talk about how public schools in America are in desperate need of an upgrade, and Silicon Valley is starting to show interest in applying technology to solve the problem.

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.