Working well with your colleagues, manager, boss or CEO is essential to succeed in today's collaborative work environment. Now more than ever, teamwork is becoming the currency for great work. The problem,
Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s
Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies. But most scientists say that creativity
Accountability is one of those buzzwords that was quickly recognized in management and leadership circles as an important concept. The unfortunate outcome of a buzzword is it minimizes the importance the
Losing employees can be a pretty expensive habit. If your company is in a turnover phase, you're not alone. According to data from Harvard Business Review and the CEB: 25% of top performers plan to leave
This is part of a series looking at micro skills – changes that employees can make to help improve their health and life at work and at home, and employers can make to improve the workplace. The Globe
Next stop for a clean home? Your pantry! You might want to hit up the grocery store the next time you run out of cleaning supplies. Why? Well, it turns out some common ingredients double as cleaners. better:
I know I'm a good mom, but when it comes to the never-ending checklist of parental responsibilities, I'm constantly falling short. As I type this, I'm sitting in my living room surrounded by what feels
The science of happiness is getting complicated. Serotonin was supposed to be our friend. Though often referred to by science blogs as the "happiness hormone," in recent years, serotonin's role in making
When managers exercise positive psychology, employees and organizations benefit. Every weekday, Cory Ludens starts his morning by writing out three “gratitudes”–each specific, and never repeated. Over
Who’d have guessed that email—the original “killer app”—would become a novel, unobtrusive way to market yourself and your work in the form of a newsletter? But it’s not that surprising. Email used to personal.
There's a radical shift in how people work, and you can see it at at corner coffee shop. More people are using laptops remotely than ever before, and some of us have figured out how to real work on a (usually
If you haven't heard, it's worth repeating: Gallup revealed that in 2015, only 32 percent of U.S. workers were considered "engaged" in their jobs, meaning they were involved in, enthusiastic about, and
You think you’ve found the right candidate to fill your open position and now it’s time to check references. What’s the best way to get the information you need? Should you ask each person the same questions?
(CNN) — Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of
Microsoft unveiled some big news today at its Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto. The Surface line of tablet hybrid computers will now be offered as a subscription service through Microsoft’s
When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout
The secret to hiring your next great employee might come down to how someone answers a single question. And you won't be asking what kind of tree the person would be or about her Myers-Briggs profile.
The acquisition of things rarely raises our happiness quotient, but the quest for them certainly lowers it. 1. How to count to 10. Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years
Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK. Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than