You spend 1/3 or more of your time at work. You likely want it to be more than a grind. In a study by DeVry University, 71% of millennial college students place meaning at work as a top career choice. Meaning at work transforms mundane into magnificent…. Read More»
A recent debate with a friend, over a Shakespeare quote led to changing a company culture for the better…. Read More»
People hate meetings. They just do. I don’t care what kind of survey you put out, you will get an overwhelmingly negative response if you ask people to respond with how they feel about meetings…. Read More»
Social business isn’t just about creating more ethical products. It isn’t about small tweaks that make a business less ugly. It’s about addressing the fundamentals of society and of a business within society. And nothing is more fundamental to business than pay. After all, nobody would go to the office without it. So what are […] Read more… Read More»
How Do Social Leaders Encourage Diversity and Acceptance?
As technology evolves our world is getting smaller. Doing business across the globe is not a crazy idea anymore. Your vendors and customers can be located anywhere creating a diverse marketplace. Even if you aren’t a global company, chances are your local neighborhood has started to become more diverse too. Which is why it’s incredibly […] Read more… Read More»
The workplace can quickly become a battlefield when employees breach previously unspoken boundaries and bosses respond with stone cold rule-setting. As a result, there is an increased need for soft skills in the workplace and for mutual understanding between employers and employees rather than overly restrictive formal parameters.1 Arbitrary rules ranging from the proportion of […] Read more… Read More»
In a business transformation, as a critical mass of leaders within the organization develops to a new stage, a tipping point is reached, enabling the system to make and sustain a leap from one level to a higher-order of the five levels of leadership and system performance: 1) Egocentric, 2) Reactive, 3) Creative, 4) Integral and 5) Unitive…. Read More»
Return on Investment (ROI), or the measurement of how effectively something will pay for itself, is a classic business metric. The calculation defines gain in financial terms. In today’s world, financial measures alone are too narrow. Revenue, profit, productivity, etc. are only parts of the picture. We need to consider intangible returns – gains in […] Read more… Read More»
Today is Earth Day, the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year. It is a day of action dedicated to changing human behavior and provoking policy changes to positively affect the environment.
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For the place we spend so much of our lives in, there’s a surprising number of myths floating around. From generational myths to work-life balance myths, there are a variety of untruths that have been spread. So what’s the truth and what are just plain lies?… Read More»