By: Jena McGregor A leading Democratic proposal for a national required paid leave policy is getting some unlikely supporters: Business school professors who teach the future corporate leaders of the world. (Source: The Washington Post) Read more.
by Dan Oswald A few weeks ago, our company held its annual strategic planning session. In a meeting of our executive team, a consultant we work with shared an insight that I want to pass along. What did he say that I found so profound? He told us that successful leaders “make it clear which […]
According to a recent study by Randstad US, more employees leave jobs for career growth than for money.
by Dan Oswald Sometimes it’s not about how you win but how you lose. That was the lesson Coach Dave Belisle taught his Rhode Island baseball team last year when they lost 8-7 in a Little League World Series elimination game. This video clip shows the story of the team and the words the coach […]
Yesterday’s Advisor featured the future perspective of Marcus Buckingham; today, thoughts on management and negotiation from TV host Mika Brzezinski.
Yesterday’s Advisor presented expert Cory Bouck’s definition of “followership” and the roles a follower needs to fill in a dodgeball world. Today, Bouck shares the best career management advice he’s ever received, along with more skills necessary for good followership.
by Dan Oswald I recently saw two photos that caught my eye. The first, from 2005, was taken when Pope Benedict XVI was introduced as the new pope. The second, taken in 2013, was from the unveiling of Pope Francis. While less than a decade had passed between the two events, there is a notable […]
Speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Las Vegas, training and leadership expert Cory Bouck analogized a modern playground to the business world—business isn’t yoga, it’s dodgeball. The yoga kids will end up working for the dodgeball kids. So how can you succeed in a dodgeball […]
by Dan Oswald Have you ever seen a sign that says something like “lack of planning on your part doesn’t constitute an emergency on mine” hanging in someone’s office or retail establishment? If you think about it for a minute, it’s surprising how often an unplanned or unanticipated event for one person turns into an […]
When employees are dissatisfied at work, one of their most common complaints is a bad boss. But for employers interested in improving employee morale and workplace culture, the idea of “bad” is too general. What makes a bad boss? What exactly are the most common complaints about bad bosses?