A Google (GOOG) search of the term ï؟½talent shortageï؟½ turns up 7 million results, yet ask any job-seeker what heï؟½s finding on the job search, and your eardrums will bleed. Employers stewing over talent shortages are likely not aware of how muchï؟½
Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders? The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent itï؟½s often not even recognized as problematic... [ It saddens me to articulate this next thought ï؟½ corporate leadership is rapidly becoming an oxymoron. Think of those you know in a position of leadership, and if you know what youï؟½re looking for, youï؟½ll find they are...]
Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet, the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much. He co-founded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008, Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular real estate information site. Wondering how the Zillow CEO has achieved and maintained his success? His weekend routine has something to do with it... [Here are 14 things successful people do (or should be doing) on weekends:...]
To get more out of your team, first figure out how your employees (and you) work best--and then assign tasks accordingly. There is nothing more frustrating than listening to people haggle over different definitions of what constitutes "work."... [I'd like to steer you away from this all-or-nothing dialogue ("I work all the time and you never work") to a more...]
This set of inspirational thoughts for the new year will galvanize you into action. At the start of every year, I create a list of quotes to guide and inspire me for the next 12 months. Here are the quotes I've selected for 2013:...
You need to create chemistryï?½with your staff as a manager, with your team as a project leader, with your boss, with your customer, with your strategic partners. People believe people they like... [Just as many roads lead to success in the workplace, many different personalities attract followers. But the following traits seem universally to attract people and open their minds and hearts...]
A 2012 study by the Social Media Examiner found that 83% of marketers said social media is important to their businesses. These folks have almost all initiated social marketing initiatives to connect with customers, prospects, and influencers via social media like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google , and LinkedIn... [Here are ten main reasons a social initiative falls flat on its face:...]
Technology changes at such a crazy rate ï؟½ advancing and linking and driving us forward faster ï؟½ that it feels like weï؟½re risking digital whiplash. All of this instant access means that, from now on and into the foreseeable future, companies will have to...