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The Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts On Twitter

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

In 2012, 70% of the American working population is either actively disengaged or not engaged - per Gallup's most recent report. Active disengagement i...

What Happens When You Hate Your Job?

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

The cumulative effect of daily stress is known to be a health hazard. But even more germane is our personal investment in a job that can pay the bills but sap the life out of us.

Douglas LaBier: Why the Workplace Is So Destructive to So Many People

Douglas LaBier | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Douglas LaBier

It's crucial that both hone in the key source of the destructive impact careers and the workplace have upon so many people today: The leadership and management culture of companies, and the practices that result.

3 Tips on How to be an Effective Student Manager

Uloop | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Uloop

Something important to keep in mind as you manage your fellow employees is that you are not more important than them. While you may have the title of manager, you need to be able to work as a member of your team in order to help your business run smoothly.

Why Things Are Never Good Enough for You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Life is really just a whole bunch of "right now" moments strung together. If this moment is not what we want, and we constantly find ourselves waiting for a better future -- minutes or years from now -- then we're really just accepting our own unhappiness all the time.

Jamie Kramer: Finding Synergy Between Work and Life

Jamie Kramer | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Jamie Kramer

We often are told that work and life should be separate and therefore balanced, like two objects on a scale. Over the years, however, I have discovered that greater fulfillment comes from finding ways to integrate these two important parts of my life, rather than thinking of them in isolation.

Marketing In The Digital Age: 5 Tips For CMOs

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.18.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Fauscette, Group Vice President of IDC's Software Business Solutions Group. Fauscette's group en...

When Managers Go Helicopter: How to Deal With a Hovering Boss

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The first step towards getting a boss to loosen her grip is to remove any possibility from her mind that she needs to be that way. Get to work on time. Meet deadlines. Be productive. Make clients happy.

Tackling management challenges at the Department of Homeland Security

Tom Fox | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is on the frontlines protecting the nation against terrorism and responding to natural disasters and other e...

Getting past the roadblocks to government innovation

Tom Fox | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Innovation can take many forms in government, from implementing improved work processes and more effectively providing critical services to the public...

Three Clues Your Group Is Dumb (And How to Fix It)

Edward Muzio | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

The research is clear: Groups working together in the right ways to solve shared problems produce clever, rational, highly intelligent solutions, surp...

Why Executive Communication Must Improve

Daniel Newman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Daniel Newman

Calling all employees, please see the attached memo that will communicate all good, bad and ugly for the past quarter. Now do what I say and no one will get hurt. Perhaps we will even sell something to someone.

The Manager Who Lost the North

Quora | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Sean Rose, Product Manager at Box Few TV characters have had a more prodigious fall from g...

Leadership Advice From An NBA Legend: Be A T.E.A.M. Player

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

I recently visited the offices of the Boston Celtics for a face-to-face interview with NBA legend JoJo White and Jay Wessel, Vice President of Technol...

Talking Presidential Transitions and Agency Leadership: A Conversation With Michael Leavitt

Tom Fox | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Michael O. Leavitt has served as governor of Utah, head of the Environmental Protection Agency and secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Leading People in an Anxious World

Karen Firestone | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Karen Firestone

As managers, we must be sensitive to our employees' fears and anxieties, which themselves reduce productivity and satisfaction, while also being aware of what that means financially.

Be the Name on Everyone's Lips

Rebekah Epstein | Posted 08.06.2013 | Small Business
Rebekah Epstein

Negative gossip can send your career into a downward spiral, but through your actions, you have the power to control the conversation about you, and keep that buzz positive. But how?

Kitchen Nightmares Leadership Lesson on How People Change

David Peck | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
David Peck

Whether you're a great leader, a dear friend, a drill sergeant, or even a celebrity chef, you can't force someone to change in any lasting way.

Innovation Is Dead

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

Once upon a time innovation used to be the most exciting word used in business; it is now one of the most boring. Innovation is dead and we killed it.

Our Veal Parm Story: A Cautionary Tale for the Brand-Conscious Entrepreneur

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

Whether you own a restaurant or any business, it's vital to make sure your team members are supporting rather than subverting your brand. You have many daily tasks to attend to, but your biggest role is to serve as brand steward.

Great leadership books for your summer reading list

Tom Fox | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

As summer approaches, there are a number of good books you may want to consider that will not necessarily make the top 10 lists but that will provide ...

Meet the new Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner

Tom Fox | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), within the Department of Labor, provides regular reports on the nation's unemployment, inflation, consumer price...

Dear CMO, Your Best Marketing Strategy Is to Care More

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Building customer advocates takes time and patience. If you are passionate about doing what it takes to create a culture that drives brand advocacy then you will get others to be passionate.

Are Women Sexist?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Many feminists have rejected the notion that women can be sexist towards men because women lack the institutional power than men have. Except we know that's changing.

Are You a Leader or Just a Manager?

Matt Tenney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

It seems that on almost a daily basis, I see or hear the words "leader" and "manager" used interchangeably. (In fact, I sometimes catch myself using t...