• Don’t Be a Turkey About Showing Appreciation This Thanksgiving

    Written by: Paul White | November 21, 2016

    Team leaders are often encouraged to communicate appreciation to colleagues during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Expressing thanks for a job well done is sure to be received well, right? Not necessarily. At times, clueless managers are at risk for saying “thanks” in ways that won’t be received well…. Read More»

  • Weekend Disconnect: The Science Behind Working Less [Infographic]

    Written by: Switch & Shift | November 18, 2016

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    Studies show that Americans have a bad habit of taking their work with them when they have time off. If you’re one of these people, it may be time for a weekend disconnect. The Opposite Effect We all want to be successful. We want to impress the boss. Maybe we want to earn a few extra […] Read moreRead More»

  • Office Drama: Putting an End to a Poisonous Climate

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | November 17, 2016

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    None of us is immune to the effects of office drama at work. It doesn’t matter if it’s self-created or a colleague’s drama that sucks you into its vortex; it’s damaging to the work climate and culture. It also undermines your own morale and work satisfaction. The bottom line is office drama sucks…. Read More»

  • Change Management: Resistance to Change is a Myth!

    Written by: Chip Bell | November 16, 2016

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    The CEO was clearly exasperated. The HR director was reporting on the slowness of integrating two cultures from a recent acquisition. The change management consultant was pleading for leader patience. “Hell, I can’t afford to be patient,” barked the CEO. “I know people resist change, but they better get on board fast or we won’t […] Read moreRead More»

  • No Woman Left Behind: The Importance of Being a Female Leader

    Written by: Sandra Rayner | November 15, 2016

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    Over the last 18 years, I have been a leader in various organizations. As my roles became more senior, I began to feel more acutely aware of not only my role as a leader, but the importance of being a senior leader who was also a female leader and generally in the minority…. Read More»

  • 12 Entrepreneurial Culture Elements That Should Be Integrated Into Corporate Culture

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | November 14, 2016

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    Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Twelve entrepreneurs share which elements of their entrepreneurial culture they would insist on taking with them to a corporate job if they were to give up their position…. Read More»

  • 4 Recognizable Signs You Work for a Lousy Boss [Video]

    Written by: Chris Edmonds | November 10, 2016

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    In today’s Culture Leadership Charge, Chris Edmonds discusses lousy bosses and their impact on a company’s organizational culture. By recognizing these four characteristics of ineffective leadership, you’ll be better prepared to handle working for a lousy boss, and better equipped to become a catalyst for change…. Read More»

  • 3 Ways to Prep Your Company’s Internal Tech for Digital Natives

    Written by: Kevin Yamazaki | November 9, 2016

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    Tech-savvy and used to multitasking, people with the Millennial mindset are always plugged into some sort of device, and they are incredibly fickle and impatient when it comes to the design, efficiency, and user experience of a digital product. If they don’t like it, they won’t use it. But it’s not their fault. Hypercompetition and the power of choice are major contributing factors. There are multiple software-as-a-service products for any need you might have, and they’re only a click or two away (and often free)…. Read More»

  • Why You Need to Pay More Attention to Your Conscious Bias

    Written by: Thuy Sindell | November 8, 2016

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    We often hear about unconscious biases, why we need to be aware of them, how to discover them, and how to eliminate them. But what about conscious biases? How do we manage those? We focus on an unconscious bias because it sounds nicer than conscious bias. It’s not our fault; we’re not doing it on purpose. More interestingly, as a Skyline Group International colleague, Laura Taylor, put it: what about acknowledging you made your conscious bias unconscious because of denial or guilt?… Read More»

  • 12 Ways Leaders Can Help Their Team Overcome Culture Issues

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | November 7, 2016

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    Twelve YEC members advise how leaders can keep employees motivated and performing well when there are office culture issues…. Read More»

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