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Treat Your Employees Right or Big Government Will Step In

Cards on the table here: I’ve worked part time since my first child was born, in 2003. For the first five years, I worked for a big pharma company, in a job share. I would have happilystayed in that job, had my husband not received a too-good-to-refuse job offer over an ocean. So, I quit that job and […]

Bootstrapping? Bert Jacobs Says Focus Efforts in 1 Area

Life is Good co-founder Bert Jacobs explains how he partnered with suppliers rather than go straight to venture capitalist.

3 Ways Terrible Writing Can Kill Your Business

Can you diagnose a company's problems by the way it abuses the English language?

Got Mojo? Why Work/Life Balance is NOT the Answer

If you're a business owner, striving for work/life balance can actually sabotage your mojo. Learn what to do instead.

Got History?

Anderson Layman's Blog has some great observations about history. One of my favorites is by Michael Crichton. If people read as much about history as they do about celebrities, we'd be a better nation.

Treat Your Employees Right or Big Government Will Step In

Several cities and the federal government are talking about part time worker's rights. This could end up negatively affecting your business.

Your Company Can Benefit If a Top Politician Is Your Friend

The stock of companies whose top executives or major shareholders were friends of Nicolas Sarkozy outperformed other firms’ stock by 3% after Sarkozy’s election as president of France.

One Remark

One remark can boost a person's spirits for years, even for life. Conversely, one remark can ruin a day, a week or a month and may be remembered many years later. Our capacity to affect, for good or ill, is huge. We would not swing our arms around if there were the chance of striking someone and yet the potential impact of our words is often ignored. Show More Summary

Why Impatience is a Virtue: Stop Planning and Start Doing

Impatient? It’s time to stop viewing that as a character flaw. Here’s how your impatience can actually benefit you. The post Why Impatience is a Virtue: Stop Planning and Start Doing appeared first on Brazen Life.

Quote of the Day

Crises can destroy a company's reputation in a concentrated time frame. - John M. Penrose

Keep Me Honest

When I make a commitment to you I will do everything in my power to make it happen. However, Please, Please, Please … feel free to remind me. Send me a note with a reminder of the things I committed to do. Does this mean I’m lazy? IShow More Summary

Knowing How to Use Your Technology – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s Time Well Spent is brought to you by Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Kronos recently added Certify, a leading cloud-based travel and expense management solution to their marketplace. Show More Summary

Is Your Friends’ Advice Ruining Your Career?

Is your friends' advice actually working or ruining your career? Here's the golden rule of advice that you NEED to use if you want to succeed. The post Is Your Friends’ Advice Ruining Your Career? appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Why And How You Should Always Be Job Searching

If you are serious about advancing, it is imperative to constantly be looking for opportunities. Here's why (and how!) you should always be job searching. The post Why And How You Should Always Be Job Searching appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Top 8 Career Choices For Women

Are you looking to break into a field, get back to work, or change industries? Go you! Before jumping in, check out these career choices preferred by women. The post Top 8 Career Choices For Women appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Why Employee Engagement Matters: An Infographic

Why does employee engagement matter? Check out this handy infographic for key reasons why every organization should care about this important topic. Feel free to share with your leadership team! The post Why Employee Engagement Matters: An Infographic appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

To Do Things Better, Stop Doing So Much

Greg McKeown, author of "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less," on the importance of being "absurdly selective" in how we use our time.

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