4 Simple Steps to Stay Self-Aware, Even During the Craziest Day Ever. After conducting an in-depth study of seventy-two high-performing CEOs, Cornell University researchers reached a surprising conclusion. The key predictor of success for leaders wasn’t grit, focus, education, decision-making skills, a knack for strategic planning, or even IQ. Show More Summary
A New Guide to Clear Thinking in a Confusing World. During the early days of the Vietnam War, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara wanted to know if American military efforts in Vietnam were effective. He charted the numbers of weapons lost, enemies killed, and so on. Show More Summary
How Teams Can Help Leaders Overcome Their Blindspots. When you see a group of friends roar with laughter after taking a selfie, you can bet they used a warp app to capture the moment. Like the funhouse mirrors of yesteryear, the app stretches our bodies and squeezes our faces to hilarious extremes. We have to laugh because the reflection has nothing to do […]
The Enneagram Solution to Upgrading Our Outmoded Conflict Responses. Whether we know it or not, we all rely on a few basic strategies for moving through the social world. Different people adopt different strategies. Some try to be helpful and friendly; others aim for perfection. Show More Summary
4 Ways to Set Expectations for Collaborative Communication. Unresponsive people drive me crazy. I hate sending an email or Slack message to someone and then waiting days to hear anything back. (Admittedly, I have sometimes been guilty of this myself.) This is particularly maddening when you don’t hear anything at all. Show More Summary
What Organizations Must Learn From the Disconnect. Take a guess: What portion of the American workforce said they were “most productive” at the office during normal work hours? According to a recent FlexJobs survey, the number could be as low as 7 percent. Many more said they get some things done at the office “because it’s not an option to leave.” Whatever […]
A journalist at the forefront of the Panama Papers investigation in Malta was killed on Monday by a car bomb inside of her personal vehicle, which blew up near her home and sent pieces of the car flying into a … More » The post Panama Papers Journalist Killed In Car Bomb Attack appeared first on EveryJoe.
A 3-year-old girl from Georgia is dead after accidentally falling into a six-foot-deep in-ground grease pit behind an ice cream shop in Auburn. She reportedly fell into the pit while playing with her siblings and was trapped inside for between … More » The post Toddler Accidentally Drowns In Ice Cream Shop Grease Pit appeared first on EveryJoe.
Imagine how jarring it would be if there were a terrorist attack causing 200 or 300 casualties in Los Angeles, New York, London or Mumbai. And then read The Guardian article on the attack in Somalia.
This has become an Execupundit tradition:Kent Risley with a marvelous recitation of the poem.
Need gift ideas for your boss? Look no further. The key is to remember that your boss is not only your boss, but also a person. Get something that will appeal to both sides. Also, you have the alternative, which is … More » 10 Gift Ideas...Show More Summary
I get lots of questions that begin with “should I….?” Should I get an MBA? Should change my major? Should I quit my job? And I always answer, “I don’t know. What do you want?” Because people are always searching for that elusive “happiness”...Show More Summary
Forget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber. Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world. Here's 4 reasons why, my friends: 1--For starters, they've got a founder who is brilliant and unreasonable all at the...
Writing effective emails can be a challenge. You've written an important message that you know your audience could use. But they seem to ignore your emails. It may be time to step up your game. In this tutorial, we'll ake you through...Show More Summary
The trailer for the Beatles documentary.
Most solopreneurs undervalue their time.
Companies can help by hiring people and paying them well.
Three lessons that could help other health systems.
This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. Being a manager is easy; so says many hourly employees. “They get to sit in their offices and boss us around”. “They get the big bucks for doing nothing”. “What does he know about my job?” Seems like you need to improve your management communication skills. Show More Summary
A picture is worth a thousand trust falls.