It’s not appropriate for people to return to a workspace that hasn’t changed since March 2020.
Depending on the organization, intrapreneurs can be successful and find meaning by thinking differently and contributing to a larger whole.
As more teams continue to work remotely, we must find new leadership methods that can ensure productivity without relying on visibility without context.
In a just world, the shift to remote work over the last two years would reward productivity and expose the slackers. But as corporations have been returning to business as usual, guess who can’t wait to get back to the office? Suck-ups, the co-workers we love to hate.
Rotation can’t be used as an excuse to shuffle mediocre performers around just because it’s easier than exiting them, or as a tactic to keep truly unhappy or poor culture fit employees from quitting for a few more months.
In poker, there is a saying that goes like this: “Play stupid and win smart.” Likewise, in a competitive negotiation, your opponent might attempt to get you to underestimate his or her negotiation skills by asking amateur or obvious questions.
Lead investors can be challenging to find, particularly if you are a woman business owner.
Not unlike the habits that formed cultures 70,000 years ago, we can think about culture at work as a common set of behaviors, and underlying mindsets, that shape how people interact.
Our true motivation is knowing we will see our colleagues.
As the excitement of the Winter Olympics fades in the rearview mirror, we reflect again on the rewards and risks of striving for excellence.
We all love watching people strive to do something they’ve never done before: Progress a category to new levels or overcome adversity to accomplish a new high.
Eventually, the business scales to the point where no single person can see everything happening (even the CEO), let alone be involved in it all. And a shift happens.
Healthy tension can be a really good thing for an owner, leader, manager or employee. But when that tension crosses over to anger, emotional gut-wrenching anger, it can destroy relationships, teams and even a business.
Published surveys on workplace relationships report that more than 50% of business professionals have participated in a workplace romantic relationship, and that more than 15% met their spouse or partner at work.
The results indicated that providing a larger quantity of information (six cues) increased consumers’ perception of their own knowledge and understanding of the product.
A great way to get ahead at work is to brag more, not less.
A single job doesn’t have to be everything to everyone anymore. Fractional employment lets employees work part time for several different employers—able to flex their interest muscle in one role, their accumulated expertise in another.
Management is a skill that can’t be learned in sprints; it’s learned through a marathon of consistent, focused practice on improvement. Consistency is the key.
As we begin 2022, it’s important for all of us to reexamine the definition of the word “collaboration.” Not only is it the action of working together to create something, but it also includes making yourself a resource to your collaborators—your co-workers.