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  • Promising Perks of Meaning at Work

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | April 26, 2016

    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»


  • You Do Not Need the Answers. You Need the Right Questions

    Written by: Jay Steven Levin | April 26, 2016

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    A recent debate with a friend, over a Shakespeare quote led to changing a company culture for the better…. Read More»


  • Make Your Meetings More Effective [Infographic]

    Written by: Mark Babbitt | April 26, 2016

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    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»


  • Should We Cap Executive Salaries? Pay in the Age of the Social Business

    Written by: Mark Lukens | April 26, 2016

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    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 moreRead More»


  • How Do Social Leaders Encourage Diversity and Acceptance?

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | April 25, 2016

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    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 moreRead More»


  • 6 Workplace Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy [Infographic]

    Written by: Amy McCloskey Tobin | April 25, 2016

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    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 moreRead More»


  • Five Levels of Leadership

    Written by: Bob Anderson and Bill Adams | April 25, 2016

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    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»


  • How to Increase Profits Without Sacrificing Culture and Values

    Written by: Deborah Mills-Scofield | April 25, 2016

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    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 moreRead More»


  • 5 Strategies to Clean Up Your Work Environment

    Written by: Susan Mazza | April 22, 2016

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    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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  • 7 Workplace Myths Disproven by Research [Infographic]

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | April 22, 2016

    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»


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