Why “Efficiency” Doesn’t Always Translate to “Productivity” in Leadership

Author: Rebecka Zucker Source: Harvard Business Review With ever-increasing demands at work for both mid-level and senior leaders, the ability to execute and get things done is a key driver of success. But it can ultimately become a leader’s downfall, resulting in unintended costs for the individual, as well as for their teams and organizations. …

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7 Striking Facts About Women in the Workplace

Author: Stav Ziv Source: The Muse Here’s a kicker: Women’s representation in the corporate world isn’t improving in leaps and bounds. Not even in leaps or bounds. It actually hasn’t improved much at all in the last few years. At least that’s one of the top-level findings of the 2018 Women in the Workplace report …

A Networking Guide for People Who Hate People

Author: Jamison Vann Source: Huffington Post Effective networking is a skill that every professional should attempt to improve on. Talking with strangers and making quick connections may come easily to some people but prove to be quite difficult for others. Unfortunately, I fall into that ‘other’ category... I will be the first to admit that I have a hard time talking …

The Only 3 Employee “Perks” That Matter

Author: Luke Smith Source: Brazen Ditch the bells and whistles. When it comes to employee satisfaction, these are the three things that actually matter. In today’s competitive job market, many companies are looking beyond salary and benefits to stand out to top candidates. Top-tier companies like Google and Apple have revolutionized the perks that employees …

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

Author: James Clear Source: Jamesclear.com It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece. Within a year, he had transitioned …