While most of our speaking gigs are for client companies and therefore limited to only their employees, we also speak at some open events. If you want to see me speak about happiness at work, these are my upcoming international speaking gigs that are open to the public. June 9, HR Factory, Luxembourg June 14, … Continue reading More upcoming open international gigs ?
There is about a 100 percent possibility that in the course of your day you will be communicating with someone from a different country who has had a different cultural upbringing and who speaks a different first language than you do. As...Show More Summary
Last week we had our 7th annual conference about happiness at work in Copenhagen and this one may just have been the best one yet. We had 14 inspiring speakers and 350 engaged participants to help make it a great day and as always, we filmed all the speeches and will be releasing them over … Continue reading Our 7th. annual conference about happiness at work was a hit ?
Do you feel like you’re stuck in a career with no direction or chance of growth? Are you ready to leave behind that dingy cubicle for a new job, but don’t know where to start? Planning an effective job search can be a meticulous and time consuming task, especially if you’re still working full time. […] The post How to plan to get your dream job appeared first on Cube Rules.
“Raise prices.” – Marc Andreessen Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) is a legendary figure in Silicon Valley — and worldwide. Even in the epicenter of tech, it’s hard to find a more fascinating icon. Marc co-created the highly influential Mosaic Internet browser, the first widely used graphical web browser. He also co-founded Netscape, which later sold to […]
Let’s talk productivity. Productivity only works when you have the willpower to start moving. No matter how much work piles up, without the burning fiery need to get it done, the productivity engines can’t get started. Like pita without hummus, or Chandler without Joey, productivity falls flat without willpower. Show More Summary
Social media is defined as technology tools that allow people or companies to create, share, or exchange information. The information might be career related, ideas, personal interests, or pictures/videos. It can take place over public communities or private networks. Show More Summary
My son’s cello teacher is dying. This is the third time she’s had cancer, so this week is my son’s last lesson with her. He has grown to love her. He cried during a lesson a few weeks ago and she said, “It’s okay. Everyone dies. Now let’s work on Saint-Saens. You need it for the...
At their best, internships provide students with invaluable experience working alongside professionals in a “real” business. Yet they remain the butt of many jokes and the bane of many managers’ existence. If the thought of some snot-nosed...Show More Summary
The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Show More Summary
The average American commutes 24.5 minutes to work—that’s nearly an hour a day. Some may see their commutes as a hassle, but the truth is, a commute can be a great opportunity to dedicate time to activities you normally don’t find time for at home or work. In fact, if you use these in-between moments wisely, […]
If you have a minute, I’d love it if you would share your answer to the following question via my contact form: What are your biggest problems or challenges with respect to the way your mind seems to work? In other words, does your mind...Show More Summary
A successful content marketing strategy is important for your personal brand to establish yourself as an expert in your niche. Spreading your message across multiple channels will help create even more visibility. There are several platforms...Show More Summary
This episode is a role-reversal. I went to New York City and sat down with Stephen J. Dubner (@freakonomics) of Freakonomics. He GRILLED me. I was hit with all sorts of questions that I had never heard before and we had a blast doing it. Their team did an incredible job with post-production, and I wanted […]
It’s that time of year again. College grads are having their coming out parties. Careers are in the offing. Soft Skills Will Help them Get Hired Soft skills will get you hired too. By learning and using soft skills you will be able to set yourself apart in your career. Show More Summary
Is your organization struggling to improve employee engagement? If so, you’re not alone. Some organizations have become so frustrated that their efforts are failing to produce results that they’ve given up entirely on engagement. When it comes to employee engagement, programs won’t do it. Show More Summary
Everyone’s career journey is different, and it would be incredibly misleading to suggest that there is one skill that comes at the top of the list every time. But there is one trait does come pretty close: resiliency. The tenacity and...Show More Summary
I encourage you to watch this short video invitation to read an interview with Dr. Arnold Bakker, one of the foremost academic writers and researchers on engagement. Employee Engagement Zinger – Bakker from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
The New Employee Engagement is good work, done well, with others, every day. Engagement is not given to us. Engagement is not something done to us. Engagement is both our right and our responsibility. It goes with us. Each of us is responsible for own engagement while together we are mutually accountable for everyone’s engagement. […]
When the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, first passed, many speculated that there would be an increase in part-time employment. By reducing the work hours of existing full-time employees, or by increasing the number of part-time employees hired,...