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Five Ways To Create Rockstar Employee Engagement

I don’t know if it’s true, but someone once told me that CEOs of major companies were asked, “If you could be something other than a CEO of a major corporation, what would you be?” The most popular answer was, “I would be a rock star!”<p>Who wouldn’t want to be a rock star? I’m sure there are a few …

Employee Engagement

Google Managers Use This Simple Framework to Coach Employees

Being a good coach is not a skill for the select few.<p>Project Oxygen, Google's extensive manager study, analyzed more than 10,000 bits of information including performance reviews, surveys, and nominations for top-manager awards and recognition to determine the best practices of its most effective …

Employment

Ivanka Trump Named Dean of Business School at Trump University

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it “an exciting new chapter in my amazing life,” Ivanka Trump has been named dean of the business school at the newly reconstituted Trump University.<p>“I’ve been incredibly blessed with stratospheric success as a businessperson,” Dean Trump said on Wednesday. …

Trump University

Trump to Discontinue Obama-Era Practice of Using Lowercase Letters

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Charting a sharply different course from that of his predecessor in the White House, Donald J. Trump announced on Monday that he would discontinue the Obama-era practice of using lowercase letters.<p>In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump announced the ban on …

Mobile Devices

The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

8 tips for a great dashboard UI – Muzli -Design Inspiration

The technical age we live in today is evolving each day with various brilliant technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business …

Inspire Employees to Own Their Productivity With a Bottom-Up Culture

Letting employees choose their own tools and devices creates an ownership mentality among workers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an adage that advises you shouldn’t design your organization around people, but organizations are comprised of people -- unique …

Employee Engagement

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

How to Keep Employees Motivated

<i>This regularly recurring column is brought to you by APSP’s Manufacturers Council, featuring hot issues impacting today’s industry, business insights</i> …

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

These 10 Questions Are Used to Test The US Public's Knowledge of Science. How Many Can You Answer?

See how America compares to other countries.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to tell the president how the US is …

Video Evidence Proves That Betsy DeVos Might Be the Dumbest Person in Trump’s Cabinet

If the fate of the world rested on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ ability to answer a question about anything from elementary-level math to what …

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

Get Paid To Retire Early And Travel Around Europe?!

It sounds counterintuitive, but you can actually earn a fortune by quitting your job, retiring to Europe and spending the next few years of your life …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

University of California

How to Increase Your Employees' Satisfaction Without Giving Them a Raise

It's not just about the money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a common misconception that money is the main driver of employee satisfaction. It is, after all, a fairly reliable measure of how much a company values its employees. Naturally, employers would think …

Employee Engagement

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

Donald Trump Gets Mocked After Showing He Really Doesn’t Know What The Post Office Does

The president slammed Amazon for using the USPS as a "Delivery Boy."<p>President Donald Trump on Thursday returned to one of his favorite targets, attacking online retail giant Amazon over taxes, its effect on brick-and-mortar stores and one other thing that caused some head-scratching.<p>Trump said …

Donald Trump

7 UX Deliverables: What will I be making as a UX designer?

What does a UX designer actually produce? Here, we will explore the concept of UX Deliverables, a term that describes the outputs of a UX design …

UX Design

6 Disciplines of Leadership That Inspires Ownership

A major shift in leadership can inspire employees to go beyond responsibility.<p>Over the years, I have had the honor of speaking with hundreds of business leaders in many industries through my podcast and my work with companies on rapid growth. Most recently, I interviewed CEOs from the 2017 Inc 5000 …

Parkland, Fla., students flown to March for Our Lives on Patriots’ plane

Students and families from Parkland, Fla., were transported to Washington, D.C., ahead of the “March for Our Lives” against gun violence this …

General Mills Releases New Lucky Charms With 15 Percent Less Leprechaun Meat

MINNEAPOLIS—Saying that Lucky Charms is “as magically delicious as ever but now lower in magically saturated fats,” General Mills announced Friday it …

If You Want To Boost Employee Engagement Then Stop Doing This

Engagement is a leaders job, but this bad habit is one of the worst<p>No one knows the business as well as you do, so you might as well retain control over everything, right? If you give someone a task to do, you need to look over his or her shoulders the entire time, making sure the employee is doing …

Employee Engagement

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Leadership

Arianna Huffington: 10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture

There are endless truisms about the importance of company culture — so many that the idea of a strong culture has become a cliché. We often just nod …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

Performance Reviews Are Dead. Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Go Exploring in Western Australia’s Rottnest Island

Whenever you are visiting Perth, Western Australia, a short ferry trip over to Rottnest Island is non-negotiable when choosing from a host of …

Data science notebooks get real: JupyterLab releases to users

Jupyter notebooks break out of their "show and tell" role into something more suitable to data engineers. Can JupyterLab turn notebooks into an …