Culture
Happiness is a Hoax! How We Waste Time on a Hollow Objective
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When I was a kid, my parents would say they “just want me to be happy.” While they were sincere, the reality is this sentiment wasn’t entirely true.
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Exercise is No Hobby, It’s Your Last Competitive Advantage
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If I could give you a magic pill to make you more intelligent, would you take it? What if this “pill” existed in the form of physical activity?
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Generating Employee Engagement in More Meaningful Ways
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I don’t enjoy going to Disney World. There, I said it. Please don’t tell my kids, but it is one of my least favorite places to spend a vacation.
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Drive
The Only Thing You Need to Know About Feeling More Productive
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Last week I wrote about how we overcomplicate the methodologies intended to increase our daily productivity. With all the advice offered, I suggested it’s
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Want to be an Engaging Leader? You Need One Trait
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Have you ever thought about your favorite teacher? For me, it was Mr. Wright, my 8th grade math teacher. Mr. Wright was not the most fun or the most jovial;
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Appearance
Judah Friedlander on Enclothed Cognition
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Since we were kids, our parents taught us that looks don’t matter, “it’s what is on the inside that counts.” While a nice sentiment, research is showing
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The 5 P’s of Culture Management
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As culture settles in as a legitimate business concern in the larger discussion of work management, so do methods for measuring and managing it.
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Lorne Michaels on Organizational Health
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How does a show remain relevant for almost 40 with a revolving cast of characters, an undesirable timeslot, and no overarching plot? Saturday Night Live
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Comedy
Jon Stewart on Out-boarding
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Many companies have an established on-boarding program, a process in place when people are welcomed “on-board” the team. What many are missing is a formalized
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Engagement
Employee Morale: What Leaders Learn From Putin, Fitbit and Game of Thrones
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Is great morale simply a symptom of success or can leaders and line managers actually do something to improve their team’s mood and motivation?
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