Summer is already here and it is three months long. Unfortunately, most of us cannot go to vacation for three months but even if we are in the office, we can still enjoy the long summer days and bring summer into the office. Below you...Show More Summary
Some of you have seen it, some of you haven't. After all, you've got jobs to do right? Microsoft said Monday morning that it would acquire LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion cash deal. The acquisition, by far the largest in...
Managers have a tough job. First, they have knowledge or skill in their area of expertise that the organization relies upon. And, they have a responsibility to engage employees. I would contend that the responsibility to engage extends beyond their direct reports. Show More Summary
Connection is a bond based on shared identity, empathy and understanding that moves individuals toward group-centered membership. It’s an essential attribute of successful teams, departments and organizations. Groups with a high degree of connection have an assertive communication and leadership style. Show More Summary
There are many reasons why it is appropriate to name this post in this manner: 1) my good friend wrote a marketing book with the same title; and 2) this particular concept is very true. Whether you like to say, “show your love,” “pay...Show More Summary
I’m not a huge fan of team bonding activities, largely because I’m an introvert who hates games. Okay, not all games, but I don’t want to play volleyball or go rock climbing, or play flag football, and frankly, no one wants me on their team anyway. Everyone wants me on the other team, of course, because I’m […]
Where do you see yourself in five years? This is a common interview question, but a manager plays a huge role in an employee achieving the success that a candidate envisions. (After all, no one says, “In five years, I see myself doing this same job.”) If you’re a manager, how can you train your […]
There is a huge difference between job and career. A job is something temporary you use to pay for gas in high school or pay bills as you develop toward a career. As you start settling down, paying the bills simply isn’t enough, andShow More Summary
Think about your boss for a moment. What do you think are the reasons for his success? What are his qualities that inspire you? Why do you want to become like him? Let’s learn about the answers to these questions by taking help of the leadership books. Leadership has got multiple facets and each and […]
Do you have anyone whose messages immediately make you smile? For me, that’s Zee Cornelius. Zee is a brand designer whom I’ve had the privilege of meeting through The nuSchool community. She’s an absolute joy, beaming positivity andShow More Summary
If you don’t respect, value, and challenge your best employees; know this. They will look for other opportunities. Smart, talented people can find jobs anywhere. As a matter of fact, your best employees probably have two other companies beating down their door at this very moment. Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA Finals continue tonight with Game 5, as the Golden State Warriors look to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers and take their second straight NBA Title. What can you learn from the Warriors about talent? Pretty simple, actually...
Here’s a roundup of short tips from people who found fulfilling work. My contribution is #12 on the list. The post Happy People Share How They Found Fulfilling Work appeared first on Steve Pavlina - Personal Development for Smart People.
Last night, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton won just about everything it could at the 2016 Tony Awards-11 awards, only one short of the record of 12. It seems that everyone is enamoured with the story of a “bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the […]
Digital transformation is officially on everyone’s radar. According to an upcoming QuickBase survey, 45 percent of CXOs say it’s a top priority this year. “This is a time of increased business agility through digital operations,” said QuickBase, Inc. CEO Allison...
“How much do you weigh?” It’s a simple question, but it’s a sensitive one, too — whether you’re lean, overweight or somewhere in between. Weight is a thorny subject for many of us, and talking about weight loss can be even trickier. But high weights are consistently associated with long-term health problems, leading to higher […]
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
You’ve heard me talk a lot about how experience is everything to millennials, and in today’s environment unique experiences are the ultimate currency. In fact, three-quarters of today’s millennials would choose to spend their money on...Show More Summary
Everybody wants a better job. Not everyone knows how to go about getting that position. One of the biggest factors preventing many people from success is making very common, yet hurtful interviewing mistakes. These missteps act as...Show More Summary
Every new manager has that moment. After the promotion or new hire into a management role, they’re responsible for leading their team in accomplishing company goals. And they ask themselves, “Now what?” The reality is, managers have one job – to find and train their replacement. Show More Summary