• When Optimism Fails and What to Do About it

    Written by: Eileen McDargh | May 12, 2015

    403,564 soldiers, or 52%, scored badly in the area of optimism, agreeing with statements such as “I rarely count on good things happening to me.” What has gone wrong?… Read More»

  • A Practical Way To Bring More Meaning In Your Work And Personal Life

    Written by: David Penglase | May 11, 2015


    This is not an article about the search for the meaning of life. Rather, it is an article about how to practically bring more meaning in your life. .. and the really good news is you don’t have to have saint-like qualities or have found a ‘calling’ to change the world in some way…. Read More»

  • How to Win the War for Talent with Stacy Feiner

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | May 10, 2015


    What exactly is the key to creating a great workplace? Could it be boiled down to one thing? It’s doubtful. Too many factors play into the creation of a great place to work. That said, a strong talent management strategy is absolutely one of the key factors. Without a strategy to acquire, develop, and deploy, according […] Read moreRead More»

  • #SocialLeader Chat: “Your Voice as a Social Leader: Are You Inspiring Action?”

    Written by: The ExchangeGain Team | May 8, 2015

    Find Your Voice

    Don’t miss our next chat: Monday, May 11th at 8pm ET when we look inward for, “Your Voice as a Social Leader: Are You Inspiring Action?”… Read More»

  • Why Change Hackers Are Needed In Today’s Business

    Written by: Arnaud Henneville | May 8, 2015


    While the idea of the participative leader and the empowered employees have been around for some time, one can still wonder why is it that employees still come to work with “half of their brains tied behind their back”?… Read More»

  • Transparent Employers Will Win the Talent War

    Written by: Janine N. Truitt | May 7, 2015

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    Employers say there are few qualified candidates to choose from and jobseekers claim they aren’t being contacted in the numbers they would expect, so where is the disconnect? Perhaps, a lack of transparency is the culprit…. Read More»

  • Horrible Bosses: How to Help the Anti-Social Leader

    Written by: The ExchangeGain Team | May 6, 2015

    Two nights ago, the #SocialLeader community gathered to talk about something we’ve all had to face at one point: the “Horrible Boss”… which we referred to as an “Anti-Social” leader…… Read More»

  • Stop Protecting Your Employees From Getting Stressed

    Written by: Nicole Pallai | May 6, 2015

    Seeking out a performance-oriented use of stress might be more productive than trying to defend against it altogether…. Read More»

  • 14 Must-Follow Pieces of Leadership Advice

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | May 5, 2015

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    YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some more folks about the best leadership advice they’ve ever received. Here are the responses…. Read More»

  • The Big Picture of Small Wages

    Written by: Mark Lukens | May 4, 2015

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    Low wages are an increasingly prominent subject of public debate. Whether it’s the movement for a living wage, debate over what the minimum wage should be, or attention paid to low-paid foreign workers and illegal immigrants, a link has been made between the cynicism expected of business – what some would label pragmatism – and […] Read moreRead More»

  • There’s a more human way to do business.

    In the Social Age, it’s how we engage with customers, collaborators and strategic partners that matters; it’s how we create workplace optimism that sets us apart; it’s how we recruit, retain (and repel) employees that becomes our differentiator. This isn’t a “people first, profits second” movement, but a “profits as a direct result of putting people first” movement.

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