According to a Wall Street Journal and NBC News poll, patriotism, religion and having children are not as important to Americans as they were decades ago. The change is driven by Millennials and Gen Zers, who don't rank those values as high as older generations. Despite the generational gaps,...
I ate lunch at Chick-fil-A yesterday. As I was eating my chicken tenders I noticed a teenager walking around the restaurant stopping at every table to ask if there was anything he could do to make that guest’s stay more pleasant. Be it refill their drink, get another packet...
Antonio Brown. An amazing NFL player who, at 30 years old, forced his way out of Pittsburgh, forced his way out of Oakland, and was fired by the New England Patriots after playing one game thanks to accusations of sexual misconduct. When the Patriots gave him another chance they...
As reported by Scott Mautz, author of Find the Fire and Make It Matter, 76 percent of bosses are considered toxic by their employees. How do you spot the worst offenders? A Harvard Study provides some tips, documenting two of the biggest red flags.
I read a fascinating article by Bill Murphy, author of The Joy of Quitting, in which he analyzes Mary Barra’s interview process. Barra, CEO and chairman of General Motors, has three questions that she always asks during job interviews.
IQ and EQ are familiar concepts to most people, but there’s a new Q in town: AQ – otherwise known as Adaptability Quotient. According to scientists, it’s becoming the X-factor for career success and can be developed over time.
According to RewardGateway, an effective recognition and reward program helps drive business results and increase employee retention. However, only 22 percent of managers strongly agree that their company provides them with the tools and understanding on how to recognize colleagues effectively.
I’m a fan of Southwest Airlines. Why? Because they get it. They put their people first, so their people feel energized, engaged, and motivated to put their customers first. And it shows.
We’ve all been there. The dreaded meeting that lacks a diligent start and stop time, leader, agenda, organization, and outcomes. It’s more than just a waste of time; it can be infuriating and disengaging.
According to a recent article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR), the negative label sometimes given to Generation X – slackers – may be holding them back in the workplace. New data reveals they are being overlooked for promotions at higher rates than employees from other generations.