Channon Goodwin

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Become A Public Speaking Black Belt With Bruce Lee

I’m a big fan – I was going to say “huge,” but Donald Trump has commandeered that word for the time being – of a blog that you should know about if you don’t already: Brain Pickings Weekly. It’s a compendium of wonderful musings on love, life, and philosophy, and I learn something from it every …

Public Speaking

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

How did you feel about coming to work this morning?<p>I’m sure many factors influenced whether you felt like digging right in, but one of the most significant was almost surely your boss.<p>It seems obvious: Direct supervisors who set their teams up for success, observe them in action, ask for feedback, …

The secret to candidate acquisition that no-one EVER told you!

For as long as I remember (and in recruitment, that is a very, very long time) getting good candidates has always been about getting their …

5 Reasons Why Your Social-Recruiting Strategy Isn't Working

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>These days, social recruiting is the norm. According to Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey, 93% of recruiters use or plan to use social recruiting, and 73% plan to increase their investment in social this year.<p>Despite the pervasiveness of social …

Public Relations

RT @swardley: The three types of people (and culture) your organisation needs in a handy graphical form ... http://t.co/leMyoCDZz9

How to Hire People Who Fit a Company's Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs work hard to build and cultivate the culture of their organizations. But company culture doesn't result from an edict from upper management. It’s made up of the work and values of every employee. Each new hire can contribute …

Team Building

Implementing a OSH culture on prevention for Young people

Implementing an occupational safety & health culture on prevention for Young people. Presentation by @svaxelaire made in the 2014 World congress on health & safety at work, culture on prevention symposium - Frankfurt, August 25 2014. Slide1 Few words on Journalism, New Media and Young People before …

4 Ways To Build A Workplace Culture That Empowers People

The past few years have seen a shift in the way people think about workplace culture. While culture was once viewed as something that emerged organically without thought or intention, there is a growing realization that culture plays a key role in the success or failure of organizations. Companies …

‘Purpose’ is the preachy new CEO buzzword

When Ellen Kullman, chief executive of DuPont, asked a contract worker on the production line making Kevlar, the fibre used in bulletproof vests, …

World Economic Forum

The Top 10 Workplace Trends for 2014

Last year, I gave you my workplace trends for this year and now I’m giving you some of the biggest trends for 2014. The economy is showing no signs …

Seven top tips for motivating your employees

<b>Ask any small business owner and they will tell you one of the most important challenges they face on a daily basis is managing their staff.</b><p>So what …

Employment

The Power of Dignity in the Workplace

Imagine that you’ve been working in your job for a while. You enjoy your work, know how to do it well, and take pride in the results you produce. And then one day things change. Perhaps a new boss is hired from the outside, who doesn’t talk to you or your colleagues in sufficient depth to …

Blue Ocean Leadership

Artwork: Mark Dorf, //_path/untitled 13, 2013, archival pigment print<p>It’s a sad truth about the workplace: Just 30% of employees are actively committed to doing a good job. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace report, 50% of employees merely put their time in, while the …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

How to Pick Your Battles at Work

You hate that people consistently show up to meetings late. You find your company’s maternity policy woefully inadequate. You think the company’s IT system is out of date. It’s normal to be bothered by work issues like these, but when do you move from complaining to taking action? How do you decide …

2 cases of Ebola confirmed in Liberia

Liberia's health minister says two patients have tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, which is already believed to have killed at least 70 …

A breath of salty air for patients with cystic fibrosis

How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.<p>In a seemingly random but nevertheless important discovery, scientists watching surfers with cystic fibrosis in Australia several years ago found that inhaling …

Saltwater

The Essentials for Managers