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  • 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»


  • In 2 Minutes 18 Seconds… Spring Clean Your Life

    Written by: Bill Jensen | April 22, 2016

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    No big sermon here. No best practices. No How To listicle. (A thought if you’re really jonesing for that, check out Top 20 Motivational Tips by Zen Habits, Eight Steps to Continuous Self-Motivation by LifeHack, or 10 Ways to Recharge Your Motivation by Marc and Angel.) Just a Request… Give yourself 2 minutes and 18 […] Read moreRead More»


  • It Takes Guts to Build a Culture of Openness

    Written by: Arnaud Henneville | April 21, 2016

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    There is this peculiar thing leaders talk about; this so called ‘Culture of Openness.’ For the late-comers, the idea of an organizational Open Culture is dead simple: it is about allowing everyone to dare to talk freely (even when the going gets tough); it is about allowing not ‘failure’ but ‘experimentation’; it is about accountability. The self-evident rationale is: to accelerate the flows of information in every direction (top-down, bottom-up, sideways) so as to de-silo a structure. For what purpose? To speed-up everything: best practices exchanges, innovation, new product development, time-to-market, etc…. Read More»


  • Does High Executive Compensation Lead To Poor Business Performance?

    Written by: Irene McConnell | April 21, 2016

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    The relationship between executive compensation, performance and company performance could really use some therapy…. Read More»


  • How to Eliminate Cultural Distractions for Greater Business Success

    Written by: Jamie Notter | April 21, 2016

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    Everyone wants a strong culture. That’s a given. And there is no shortage of opinions about what makes a culture strong…. Read More»


  • Essential Mindsets of the High Performing Team of the 21st Century

    Written by: Dara Goldberg | April 21, 2016

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    Leadership teams. Project teams. Sales teams. Business start-up teams. Sports teams. Healthcare teams. Construction teams. Performing arts teams. And the list goes on…. Read More»


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