Guest blogger Brad Deutser is president of Deutser LLC (www.deutser.com), a consulting firm that advises leaders and organizations about achieving clarity, especially in times of transition, growth or crisis. He is an expert at leveraging culture to drive business performance, and … More
Need to get motivated on a long day? Here are a few ways to get your head in the game when all you want to do is go home. 1. Set a quit time. If you don’t have to answer emails … More
Yesterday, the country lost one of its most inspiring individuals, Neil Armstrong. We honor the man who motivated a generation and talk about career inspiration. More
“Be Proactive,” Stephen R. Covey has encouraged millions of readers. “Begin with the End in Mind,” he reminded us all. And my personal mantra, learned as a freshman in college who soaked up Covey’s advice enthusiastically, “Put First Things First.”
These are just the first three lessons in Covey’s influential book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. One of the most popular self-help books of it’s time, Seven Habits has sold over 25 million copies in 38 languages since it was published in 1989. Today, the man behind the habits, passed away at the age of 79. More
Imagine a bossless company where no single person is in charge, where each employee is responsible for themselves. It’s actually not my idea of an office utopia. Call me crazy, but I like having a boss. More
Who says work shouldn’t be fun? Companies like Marriott, Warner Brothers, and Victoria’s Secret are increasingly turning to work gamification, or the use of game elements in non-game functions, to make everyday business tasks more engaging and fun. But work gamification doesn’t just improve employee satisfaction: it can also have a major impact on your business. More
Hopefully, you’ve spent the past week thinking about your career goals for 2012. The New Year is such a great time to assess your current position and plan for your future professional aspirations. But that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to take those first steps and move away from the security of your 9 to 5 into a business all your own. Here’s a selection of business reads to inspire and motivate you in your journey. More
We’ve all been there, sitting through a seemingly endless meeting, thinking about all the productive things you could be doing if only your manager would stop droning on about nothing. And the funniest thing is that even though regular employees seem to the be the people who suffer through meetings the most, even high level managers tend to think that they waste time. In fact, according to Office Team’s Let’s Not Meet, 45% of senior executives feel that employees would be more productive if meetings were banned once a week! Those fun get togethers filled with donuts and coffee (hopefully) are widely disliked. And yet, most managers still use a meetings at least once a week to communicate and check in with their staff.
So if you’re the leader of these hated chats, how do you make the best of a generally bad situation? I say that we stop trying to be the coach, and try out the cheerleader role.
Mondays are rough. The weekend is over. It’s back to the world of responsibility and deadlines. Generally, I find myself burying my head in the pillows and trying to sleep in as long as humanly possible without being late. That’s my normal game plan. Apparently, I’m going about it all wrong.
Here are some tips for preparing for your work week that actually make Monday morning a little easier. More
The Inspiring Note Every Woman Should Read
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Guess Which Movie Star Knocked Up His Girlfriend?
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20 Men Who Get Emotional Over Dogs
5-Year-Old Girl Led Police To Kidnapper Who Dressed As Her Mother & Stole Her From School
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Faith Hill's Braces Are No Excuse For Her Dramatic Weight Loss
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