Articles

Do you suffer from ‘workism’?

March 21, 2019
There has been some decrease in the workweek’s overall average, but wealthy, college-educated people are working more than ever.

8 quotes about innovation you’ve never heard

March 14, 2019
From the editors of Leadership Briefings.

Meet the new boss, humbler than the old boss

March 14, 2019
Q. I’m taking over a company and soon I’ll have to get up before 400 people, greet them and explain my vision. But what is the very first thing I need to say up on that podium?

When it all seems so empty

March 14, 2019
Q. I recently had a health scare, followed by that moment of realizing how meaningless so much of the pursuit of business success is. Now I’m looking for a way to care again about work before my performance slips further. What should I do?

5 apps to run meetings more efficiently

March 14, 2019
“We could have wrapped this meeting up with an email,” is a phrase often uttered by exasperated employees whose productivity has taken a hit after spending a part of their working day stuck in meetings. Here is a list of five apps that can assist with hosting a successful and productive one.

Beware the sinister trap of circles

March 14, 2019
Dr. Jan Souman, of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, studied what happens to us when we have no map, no compass, no way to determine landmarks.

How to deal with face blindness

March 14, 2019
Not remembering a face, especially after repeated meetings, can be interpreted as a sign of disrespect or carelessness. To avoid these situations, face blindness sufferers lean on some key compensatory skills.

Time to monetize yourself?

March 14, 2019
In Entrepreneurial You, Dorie Clark offers practical, inspiring suggestions for more expansive monetizing of your product and reaching a wider audience.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 419

March 14, 2019
So someone just made a mistake … Reinforcing the goodwill you generated when you gave someone a raise … Did you just get asked a question you can’t answer?

Overwhelmed? There’s a crutch that rarely fails

March 7, 2019
Consider this a reminder that when things get hectic, there’s one friend an admin can always rely on.