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What a Company's Hiring Freeze Is Really Telling You

They can happen for lots of reasons.<p><i>How long does a hiring freeze typically last at an organization? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Erin Berkery-Rovner, Career Advisor, Former</b> …

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions

According to Gallup research, these questions may be the key to stopping your best people from leaving.<p>For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

How Self-Managed Teams Can Resolve Conflict

In a traditional team structure, conflicts can be escalated to the boss to resolve. Can’t agree on how to prioritize projects, or on which deadlines need to shift? Ask the team leader to step in and make a call. Think a coworker is acting snarky, or that their work is too sloppy? Advise the manager …

New Leaders Need More Than Onboarding

An executive we’ll call Lucas Jacobsen was ready for a new challenge. So after more than a decade at a Fortune 100 diversified manufacturing firm, where he had risen to lead product development in the power systems division, he decided to move on. He accepted an offer to head up R&D at Energix, a …

Management

The 2 Types of Data Strategies Every Company Needs

More than ever, the ability to manage torrents of data is critical to a company’s success. But even with the emergence of data-management functions and chief data officers (CDOs), most companies remain badly behind the curve. Cross-industry studies show that on average, less than half of an …

Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

By Jena McGregor<p>Jena McGregor<p>Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top …

CEOs

Creating Simple Rules for Complex Decisions

Machines can now beat humans at complex tasks that seem tailored to the strengths of the human mind, including poker, the game of Go, and visual recognition. Yet for many high-stakes decisions that are natural candidates for automated reasoning, like doctors diagnosing patients and judges setting …

Thinking Through How Automation Will Affect Your Workforce

Today, executives have to cut through a lot of hype around automation. Leaders need a clear-eyed way to think about how these technologies will specifically affect their organizations. The right question isn’t which jobs are going to be replaced, but rather, what work will be redefined, and how? …

Trust Your Employees, Not Your Rule Book

Here’s the good news: The big airlines are revising their rules for booking and boarding flights — rules that led to one of the great business fiascos in recent history, United Express Flight 3411. Here’s the bad news: If the long-term lesson that leaders of the airline business (or any other …

What to Do About Mediocrity on Your Team

The toughest test of a manager is not how they deal with poor performance — it’s how they address mediocrity.<p>I’ve been struck over the years watching executives opine in public about the need for “accountability” and “high performance,” then complain helplessly in private about one or two middling …

Innovative Companies Get Their Best Ideas from Academic Research — Here’s How They Do It

vincent tsui FOR HBR<p>Since World War II, the U.S. has been an innovation superpower. In virtually every advanced field, whether it’s information technology, biotechnology, agriculture, or renewable energy, America holds a leading position. Other nations may challenge in one field or another, but no …

How to Be an Inspiring Leader

When employees aren’t just engaged, but inspired, that’s when organizations see real breakthroughs. Inspired employees are themselves far more productive and, in turn, inspire those around them to strive for greater heights.<p>Our research shows that while anyone can become an inspiring leader …

Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

If you’re a business leader looking for an opportunity to have real impact on your company — and position yourself for the top job — which career path is best? CFO? COO? CMO? What if we told you that the CHRO role might be the best job you could ever have, with real opportunity for reshaping an …

Why Some Digital Companies Should Delay Profitability for as Long as They Can

When most of the great companies of the industrial era were founded, even the most brilliant economists believed deeply in the law of diminishing marginal returns. At its core, the principle means that the more of something that is made, the less valuable each incremental unit of that something …

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work from Home

More and more people are working remotely, and many say it improves their productivity and satisfaction — while also saving them time and money. If you’re commuting to an office every day but would like to work elsewhere on a weekly basis, how can you convince your boss to let you do so? What …

5 Things New Managers Should Focus on First

One of the most exciting — and frightening — career transitions comes when you face the prospect of a management role for the first time. Over my career of building businesses, advising CEOs, and, most recent, exploring the philosophies and beliefs of 100 of the world’s most respected leaders for …

5 Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

I'm assuming that if you're reading an article about photographing the Northern Lights that you have some knowledge of what they are.But if you're …

How to Find Your Stolen Photos Online

If you work as a photographer long enough, your pictures are going to be used without your permission somewhere. Tracking down where that's happened …

Nature Photographer Simon Baxter Says Composition, Patience & Perseverance Win the Day (VIDEO)

Simon Baxter is a landscape photographer liiving on the edge of England’s beautiful North York Moors National Park. He says there are three …

How to setup a simple home studio combining natural and continuous light

Setting up a home studio in a small space isn’t always easy. That’s especially true if you need to use it as a regular room, too. You need something …

Don't Ruin Landscape Images For Other Photographers

There's a lot of us landscape photographers out there.I like to think of us as a bit of a brethren; people with a common purpose just trying to do …

5 Tips for Processing Images on the Road

<i>by Christian Høiberg</i><p>Most of us who enjoy landscape photography also have a passion for travel. In fact, the lines between landscape photographer and …

Landscape Photography

7 Worst Mistakes Bad Bosses Always Make

Ex-Google and Apple Exec Kim Scott explains how you can go terribly wrong trying to fulfill employees' potential.<p>Do you think you're a great boss? Probably--most people do. But there are some extremely common mistakes that keep good bosses from being great bosses. There's a good chance you're doing …

Customer Service

The rise of 'ego-mail': Office workers use email tactics to climb career ladder

Ambitious employees have long struggled with the best method to show off their latest big success or point out that a colleague is struggling.<p>But the addition of email has created a whole new way for them to get ahead.<p>Pushy office workers are increasingly using "ego-mail" as a way to climb the …

How to Act Quickly Without Sacrificing Critical Thinking

An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly. If you’re too quick to react, you can end up with short-sighted decisions or superficial solutions, neglecting underlying causes and create collateral damage in the process.<p>But if you’re too deliberative and slow to respond, you can get …

10 Real-Life Habits of the Coolest Bosses Most of Us Only Dream About

For the lucky ones, working for such a boss can be a dream come true. It was for me.<p>I remember it like it was yesterday. Fourteen years ago, a former CEO I reported to stuck this little dagger into me: "Marcel, I hate to say it, but you're just not a culture fit for this company."<p>Ouch. But looking …

Responding to Feedback You Disagree With

Maybe it’s your performance review. Or a 360-degree feedback report. Or (unsolicited) advice from a colleague. Maybe you got a dressing-down from an angry client. Or overheard the nickname your team has for you. Whatever it was, it was wrong. Off-base. Unfair. They don’t understand the situation. …

L’Ayurvéda, Une Connaissance Millénaire Au Service Du Manager

<b>Originaire de l’Inde, l’Ayurvéda est avant tout un art de vivre en accord avec les lois de la nature. Cette « science de la vie », sens littéral du</b> …