1954 Psychology Experiment Provides Clues for Cooperative Work Among Distributed Work Environments

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Magazine for having growers in California and Mexico, processing in Washington, bottlers in California, warehouse in Wisconsin, customer service in Philippines, accounting in India and headquarters in San Francisco. Both large and small companies are moving toward more distributed workforces. A small juice company was recently touted in Business 2.0

Pile People are from Pluto, Neatniks are from Neptune

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I have piles of magazines, piles of books, piles of articles, piles of mail, piles of things I am in the middle of working on. I have a pile problem. Paperwork piles I mean. Piles crop up around me; on the desk, on the floor, overflowing on tabletops. You name it, I have a pile for it. When I worked in HR and recruiting, the resume piles alone were overwhelming.For years organized people would

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Brain Research Provides Clues to Best Management Approaches

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There is a fascinating article in Business + Strategy magazine that links neuroscience, psychology and business management practices. It points out that many standard business practices such as punishment and rewards and performance feedback run counter to the way our brains function.The articles gives a fairly scientific but very readable overview of various brain structures and how they

465 Men and 35 Women

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This from the June issue of CFO magazine by senior writer Alix Nyberg Stuart. The Answer: 465 men and 35 women. The question: What are the numbers of men and women Chief Financial Officers in Fortune 500 companies. Just 35 women out of 500 top positions even though women make up the majority of graduates receiving accounting degrees and the majority of new hires at CPA firms. In this well

Straight Talking Americans - But Not in the Workplace

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It''s an interesting dichotomy that I hadn''t given much thought to until I read the excellent article in Across the Board magazine by intercultural expert Susan Davidson. Have you ever noticed how Americans who are known for being opinionated and valuing straight talk are actually make-no-waves yes-men and women in the workplace?It''s

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Want to be an HR "Mover & Shaker?" Write a book!

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According to Human Resources (UK) magazine, not HR people.I Who are the most influential "movers and shakers" in HR? pulled together some statistics on the top 25 HR Influencers from a Top 100 list published this week.Those with the greatest influence in the HR profession are:80% male; 20% female56% published authors, most of muliple titles (one guy has written over 100 books)44% college or

Do less, think more

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A Fortune Magazine article discusses the genesis of big ideas and concludes that they don’t come from working hard. We all know that when our bodies and brains are overworked, our ability to think creatively is substantively diminished. So why should you care? Mostly because as business shifts to a knowledge-based economy, it is just that sort of big thinking […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

New leadership trend #1: be yourself

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An article at CLO magazine takes on the topic of leadership. It’s message: that authenticity is a crucial factor in successful leadership. The idea that a willingness to be openly human makes people better leaders resonates with me. The people I’ve worked with who attempt to control or hide their humanity usually do it out of lack of […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

Are you among the next HR leaders?

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Gautam points to an article at HR Magazine discussing the next generation of HR leaders: The upcoming generation of leaders strongly believes that HR can influence a company’s bottom line, especially in the knowledge economy, where talent is a key asset.

Hear from Kimberly-Clark on talent management

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I’m told there are nearly 750 attendees already signed up to this webinar we’re doing with WPS magazine next week on talent management. May be worth a look – our customer Kimberly-Clark , in the human form of Gary Short, Senior Consultant of Talent Management, will be speaking. I’ve heard him speak before and he’s got some great […]. Talent Management Workforce Performance Management

Preparing for Brain Drain

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CIO magazine has a new article on the topic with participation from Liviu Dedes from Pepboys (a customer) on the topic of succession […]. Are you prepared for the boomer brain drain? The oldest baby boomers are now only a few years away from retirement. What happens to the knowledge they’ve accumulated over the years when they leave? Strategic HR Talent Management Succession Planning Workforce Performance Management

Succession planning the new recruiting?

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Here’s a little ditty at CLO magazine about the shift from recruiting to succession planning. As the talent pool decreases and boomers retire, companies are finding they simply don’t have enough good people to fill senior roles. According to the Right Management Consultants survey mentioned in the article, the number of companies in this situation […].

Rising Music Stars Chad, Dennijo, and Andy Sitze of The Flat River Band: “Always find the best in people; despite what some people say, try to find the positive in it; If you look hard enough you will find it”

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The Flat River Band is an Americana Country Music Band that was formed in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderAlways find the best in people. The music industry can sometimes be like a roller coaster and is full of critics.

“Leave room in your schedule for the unexpected” with Laurent Uberti of Sitel Group

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed”. Community Authority Magazine WonderLeave room in your schedule for the unexpected.

“Focus less on your wealth and more on your income.” Ben Taatjes & Beau Henderson

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Leveraging a strong background in tax and accounting, and having a passion to help others achieve financial freedom, he founded Taatjes Financial Group in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderFocus less on your wealth and more on your income.

Rising Star Drew Sidora: “Take one teach one! If each of us could help just one person achieve their dreams imagine the domino effect that could create”

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Drew is an American actress and singer known for her recurring role as Chantel in the Disney Channel Original Series That’s So Raven, also as Lucy Avila in the 2006 movie Step Up. Community Authority Magazine WonderNone of us are able to achieve success without help along the way.

Linn Tagesson: “Starting a company is not glamorous”

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As a part of our series about powerful women, I had the pleasure of interviewing Linn Tagesson the Co-Founder and Chief Culture Officer of the Babyshop Group, a company that she founded with Marcus Tagesson in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderStarting a company is not glamorous.

Benjamin Fonzé: “See your competitors as a motivation to improve”

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From being a bedroom programmer in his teens to launching his first business the online ad network ExoClick in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderDelegate quickly and as much as possible. At the beginning, I wanted to do it all myself, which is not necessarily a bad thing, but as soon as your company grows, not delegating can be very damaging.

“5 Things You Should Do To Become a Thought Leader In Your Industry”, with Nate Martin, CEO of Puzzle Break

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I joined Microsoft in 2006 with Steve Ballmer at the helm. Community Authority Magazine WonderBe aware of survivorship bias.

“I see the difference in productivity when I got a few quality hours with my little ones rather than working day and night”, with Ana Pompa Alarcón Rawls

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The light speed growth has attracted the attention of the international start-up and media communities as well: in its short time, findSisterhood was a finalist for MassChallenge, won Atech, and has been profiled in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Thrive Global, to name a few.

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Stay focused on your strategy and don’t fret over what you can’t control”, with Journera CEO, Jeffrey G. Katz

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed.” Community Authority Magazine WonderAgain, I’m no psychologist, but I would urge anyone to stay focused on your strategy and don’t fret over what you can’t control.

“Being productive is not about doing a lot of things”, with Fiona Adler

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed”. Community Authority Magazine WonderThe thing we often miss is that being productive is not about doing a lot of things.

How Lydia Liu of ETS tackles the extreme work life balance with Penny Bauder

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I moved to the United States in 2001 for graduate studies and earned my doctoral degree in educational measurement from University of California, Berkeley in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderIt’s important not to let the doubt and worry get to you.

“Live life so hard that it makes you cry”. With Denyelle Bruno and Candice Georgiadis

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Denyelle is the President and CEO of Tender Greens , a fine-casual West Coast restaurant concept founded in 2006 that puts an elevated spin on the comfort dishes you love. Community Authority Magazine WonderCreate clear competencies for each role level.

Nikki Rausch of Sales Maven: “How To Be Great At Sales Without Seeming Salesey”

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In 2006, I started studying Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) as a way to improve my communication and sales skills. Community Authority Magazine WonderOne of the reasons this skill is ignored is because there is a misconception that only a certain personality type is meant for sales.

How to Use Instagram To Dramatically Improve Your Business, With Candice Georgiadis & Catherine Campbell

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Since 2006, Catherine has created story-driven marketing strategies for a national clientele. But professionally, I’ve been working with social as a core business strategy since 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderLeverage your content!

“Be deliberate, disciplined and focused” with Tom Lawyer of Transwestern Commercial Services

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report , 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed.” Community Authority Magazine WonderThe keys to moving projects forward are to be deliberate, disciplined and focused. This may mean slowing down.

” Does the advisor provide value at the first meeting?” with Randy Kurtz and Tyler Gallagher

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This was in 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderDoes the advisor mention risk at all? Most advisors focus their pitch on their past returns.

Slow Down To Do More: “Have a strategy for life and work and stick to it” with Jeffrey Katz, CEO of Journera

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed.” Community Authority Magazine WonderPeople live demanding lives, so it is no secret that all of us will feel rushed or anxious at times.

Dr. Charlene M. Brown: “How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times”

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Personally, I have not owned a television since 2006. Community Authority Magazine WonderSpend time on what makes you feel good. Let yourself be fully immersed in feeling good as often as possible. Cultivating a sense of purpose helps your body and mind calm down. The contrary of that is to spend less time with things that don’t bring you joy. When either your body or mind is less stressed, the other one will follow suit.

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Optiv CEO Dan Burns: “Here Is How You Can Slow Down To Do More”

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed”. Community Authority Magazine WonderThe ability to slow down or stop allows for greater speed. The risk of speed is mitigated by the existence of a good brake system.

“Why you should look to your own customers when hiring for your team” With Fotis Georgiadis & Weiting Liu

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Back in 2006, I actually managed my first company remotely, way before “remote” had become the movement it is today. Community Authority Magazine WonderWhen hiring for your team, look to your own customers. Why does this work?

“Learn the art of saying no in a constructive manner” With Jennifer Kyriakakis of MATRIXX

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That software vendor I worked for was acquired in 2006, so in 2009 I. Community Authority Magazine women entrepreneursLearn the art of saying no in a constructive manner. It’s an art, not a. science, but keeping positive momentum means communicating negative.

“Learning how to control your breath is key to functioning optimally throughout the day” with Sarah Anne Stewart

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed.” Community Authority Magazine Wonder

“Establish a strict morning routine”, with Rafael E. Salazar II

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According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed”. Community Authority Magazine WonderI already mentioned it, but establish a strict morning routine.