Every year in March, we celebrate the accomplishments of women on International Women’s Day. Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. However, much progress has been made, there are still setbacks. Show More Summary
I had it all — a great company, terrific coworkers and a short commute. The only problem was I really didn’t like my job. I spent most of my day alone, crunching numbers for data research. There was no creativity and little human interaction. I wasn’t happy, but I labored on, dejected and frustrated. One […]
My friend Ryan Eliason, who runs a very successful 7-figure business training conscious entrepreneurs, is giving away a new freebie today called The Visionary Entrepreneur Blueprint. It’s a 15-page PDF workbook that you fill out as you follow along with a video (also free). Show More Summary
(Editor’s Note: This series is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Show More Summary
New series at the Capitalist: The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be...
Here’s a mock conversation about getting started with a lifestyle transition, one that models many conversations I’ve had in the past. Friend: I really don’t like my job. Steve: Why not? Friend: The environment sucks, I don’t feel like my work actually matters, and I don’t feel connected with my coworkers. Show More Summary
I told this guy, Brendan, that I would write about his baby bottles on my blog. Well, first I told him he had to pay me. Then he sent the bottles to me, and I liked them, so writing about them on the blog didn’t seem like it would be that difficult. Also, Brendan has been...
This is something I shouldn’t need to say, but hang up before you go into the bathroom. Okay? Really, your conversation can wait 5 minutes. Or two minutes, if you’re fast. Also, being connected is a great thing. Having your boss monitor your heart rate is not a good thing. Show More Summary
Guest post by Steve Curtin. This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. Earlier this year I was asked for my opinion about which key performance indicator (KPI) was the most important. I think if you ask five different people you may get five different answers. Show More Summary
Managing a business is a challenge for many brands who need to get focused and generate more sales and leads. The key is to create a clear strategy with daily tactics in place. Having a passion for what you do is just one part of your success along with discipline and a well-defined goal. Show More Summary
A few years ago one of my colleagues at Microsoft used to say this all the time. “Working my plan.” He said it matter-of-factly and without much fanfare. This is what he would say every time someone asked him: How’s it going? What’sShow More Summary
What is your company’s mission? If you said it was to sell widgets or provide advice, you’re not going to be in the best position to attract millennial employees. That’s because many millennials are inspired to work when they know … [Read more...] The post Lead with the ‘Why’: How to Emphasize Purpose to Attract Millennials appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.
Having no motivation to work is one of the biggest issues that the average worker might have to tackle in their career. After all, what’s worse then going into your office everyday only to want to leave immediately? Learning how to stay motivated at work is an essential skill, and it’s an art, too. Show More Summary
Mothers always want to buy the best items for their babies. Their shopping expresses their love and passion. They don’t like to make a compromise at any point. When it comes to picking a shopping portal, mothers mostly prefer online baby stores. Show More Summary
Television shows, movies and much of what we read speak to the need of managing our reputation. In particular, it’s important to monitor our online communication. If in the heat of the moment, we were to post something that we laterShow More Summary
With so much competition for the same set of customers, savvy business people have to figure out how to cut through the noise to get customers’ attention. Customers today are able to do a quick search on products and services to access consumer reports, ratings and opinions. Show More Summary
Think about it... In case you missed it yesterday, Apple announced the iPhone 7 and the feature getting the most buzz is - no wired headphones. Why did they do it? Observe the high and mighty talk from Apple courtesy...
Poor Millennials. Never has any other group been written about as much. Of course, that’s just because they have the misfortunate of being the first group whose entire lives are online. They seem to struggle with management, though.Show More Summary
Many of my readers want to create a balance of doing what they love, making a positive difference in the world, and making good income. This is a challenge of course, and if often takes people years to achieve it, if they get there at all. Show More Summary
New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made headlines recently when he explained quantum computing during a press event. Quantum computing, despite its sexiness, is not all that new, but in this post, we’ll explore certain recent developments IT and Project...