Extract value from every encounter

  • July 05, 2018

Listening to your employees involves more than running staff meetings and taking a few questions at the end. To maximize each encounter at work, try these four things.

Prevent learning decay at work

  • July 04, 2018

You invest a good bit of time and money on learning and development opportunities for employees at work. Make sure that the training sticks by following these rules.

Public speaking … just for laughs

  • July 03, 2018

Q. People can give me all the tips in the world about how to control my nerves before a speech, but they never seem to take. Want to take a crack at one?

Cash is still king for performance incentives

  • July 02, 2018

Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape among American employers, according to new research released last month by the WorldatWork...

10 seeds of hardy engagement

  • June 30, 2018

Whether you’re blogging to support a cause, share a hobby, market a business, or other reasons, reader engagement is an important part of that landscape. To grow a...

Hiring for a brand-new job

  • June 28, 2018

When companies expand, very often positions are created that never existed before. Those may be a little tricky to fill because the procedures have not been fine-tuned...

Steve Jobs v. George Lucas: The standoff

  • June 28, 2018

In late 1985, Steve Jobs had launched NeXT and wanted to buy a unit of Lucasfilm that made special-effects software for the movies. But finalizing a deal meant haggling...