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Productivity

3 Ways to Regain Control of Your Day

You may have great instincts — a knack for spotting talent, a drive for self-improvement, and a talent for empowering people — but unless you can get your priorities in order, you’re not likely to be much help to anyone, much less yourself. With…

Productivity

Pilot Your Program the ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ Way

“Ready, fire, aim. Do it! Make it happen! Action counts. No one ever sat on their way to success.” – Tom Peters, American business writer In the business literature, especially in articles written by academics lacking practical experience, you occasionally see…

Strategic HR

Long Live Human Reconnection!

Lucy Lloyd doesn’t like the name “Human Resources.” She says it, “Evokes this idea that people are some kind of capital asset to be bought and sold; to be traded and downsized.” So what does she think it should be…

Legal - Compliance & Policies

Giving Workers Time Off to Vote Is Good Business

If civic responsibility isn’t reason enough for you to give employees time off to vote Tuesday, try these two: Employees who do get time off are more loyal and supportive of their employer. It may be the law. Since compliance…

Workplace Stress

C-Level Burnout: A Problem No One Talks About

When Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne recently passed away, the corporate world mourned one of the greatest turnaround leaders of the modern business era. Marchionne was one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected CEOs, who took over…