- More than Management: The Secret to Extraordinary Leadership
We live in a results-based world. We’re judged by what we produce and what we contribute to our families, organizations, and communities. In recent years, there’s been a lot of focus on developing management skills, because we’re told that good management skills produce good results. Although this is not untrue, it’s not the full stor...
- Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation?
Innovation is the currency of progress. In our world of seismic changes, innovation has become a holy grail that promises to shepherd us through these uncertain and challenging times. And there isn’t a more visible symbol of innovation than the iPad. It’s captured the hearts and minds of disparate subcultures and organizations.
- Sometimes Colleagues Are the Best Coaches
Article from: Harvard Business Review
Author: Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
By the age of thirty, our personalities have stabilized and behavior change becomes relatively difficult. It’s especially hard for senior executives, who have got where they are thanks to the way they behave. Although others may think their beh...
- What to Do When You Lose Your Job?
Your boss is becoming more distant.
Your project is put on hold and you notice your team in meetings without you.
You’ve seen this happen to other people who were laid off but you don’t believe it will happen to you.
You ignore that sinking feeling because you’ve always done what you were suppose to do and have even gone above...
- The Ten Happiest Jobs
his is an interesting article I found quite interesting. Do you agree with the list?
In my article on the Ten Most Hated Jobs, there were some surprises. There are also some surprises in the ten happiest jobs, as reported a General Social Survey by the National Organization for Research at the University of Chicago.
1. Clergy: The l...
- Science Reveals Why We Brag So Much
Talking about ourselves--whether in a personal conversation or through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter--triggers the same sensation of pleasure in the brain as food or money, researchers reported Monday.
About 40% of everyday speech is devoted to telling others about what we feel or think. Now, through five brain imaging a...