Have you ever hunted for the perfect stock photo for a presentation, flyer, or poster? We occasionally do, and it usually ends up with at least a few outbursts of laughter as we peruse Getty Images or iStockPhoto. And if we happen to be seeking something regarding business teamwork, expect a few groans as well.…Details
The key to success lies in getting to the top, yes? Well, not always. And certainly not for all folks. Yet management books and many organizations focus on the definition of “success” as being the top dog, the CEO. Which is what makes Richard Hytner’s new book, Consiglieri: Leading from The Shadows, so interesting. Consiglieri questions why the…Details
Please, please don’t try this at home.
But at the office? No problem. : )
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Think you’ve got quite the fancy-pants desk? Well, check out this baby at The Barbarian Group. 4,400 square feet, made by vintage automotive-robots, with a surface created by a continuous pour of resin. A continuous, seamless surface that they say helps them get things done faster and more collaboratively. Take a look – just try not…Details
Did you know that between 56% and 70% of us suffer from some form of speech anxiety? That means millions of Americans are affected by a fear that negatively impacts their lives, whether they are giving a toast at a wedding or making a presentation at work. And even if you don’t experience outright anxiety…Details
The year 2020 sounds kind of far away, doesn’t it? But it’s actually right around the corner. An interesting study sponsored by University of Phoenix Research Institute reveals what employers will be looking for as the workplace continues to change between now and 2020. While many studies attempt to predict specific jobs of the future,…Details
Every once in a while we come across a little diversion-from-your-workday content to share with you. And if it makes us laugh until we cry, you can bet it’s from The Oatmeal. Today’s diversion is his take on email, and what drives him nuts about how we use it. The excerpt below is our favorite…Details
Do you have a big, audacious goal? Ours is to help people find a career that suits their strengths and matches their natural behaviors as much as possible. A job that doesn’t require them to play chameleon 24/7 in order to merely survive. Because that kind of situation creates great stress and eventual burnout. In many cases, it doesn’t…Details
Did you ever expect to feel bad for the postal service? Well, take a look at their expected job decline of 170% and you just might. Using data from government studies and resources listed in Forbes, the folks at Affordable Online Colleges created this infographic showing the jobs with the fastest projected growth & decline rates between…Details
Yes, I’m partial to The Onion – I’ve been a fan for years. Even before their online presence existed, when the only way you could get their onion-y goodness was via their yearly desk calendar full of fake news stories. Here’s their latest: “More Office Workers Switching to Fetal Position Desks”. Show it to a…Details