Jim Worlein

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To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet with Them in Their First Week

First impressions in the workplace really matter — and not just to the employer. New employees can begin to formulate impressions about organizations from the get-go, influencing their decision to stay with the company in the long term. Poor onboarding experiences can lead to unnecessary and …

How You Promote People Can Make or Break Company Culture

Managing promotions effectively is one of the most powerful ways leaders can drive their company’s success. We surveyed over 400,000 U.S. workers in the past year and found that when people believe promotions are managed effectively, they’re more than twice as likely to give extra effort at work …

LinkedIn Etiquette & Best Practices - 20 Do's and Dont's [Infographic]

With all social networks, there’s a right way and wrong way to use them for business. Understanding appropriate LinkedIn etiquette and best practices …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

3 Top Executives Spill Their Secrets on How to Successfully Manage Workplace Culture

Five valuable lessons from three C-suite leaders on how to guide your company through a major culture shift.<p>Shaping company culture is work, especially as companies scale. It's a process that requires visionary leaders who can inspire every member of the organization to commit for the long haul. …

C-suite Leadership

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work For

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

The Most Powerful Leadership Tool You Have: Your Own Example

Leadership is tricky. It’s more than the title you hold within your company or how many people you manage, but how far does its definition reach? What is leadership? What makes a leader, and how do you improve your own ability to lead?<p>Plenty of definitions exist explaining what a leader is, and we …

Leadership

What Are Your Employees Thinking? A Ridiculously Simple Way to Find Out

Your employees are full of thoughts. Find out what they're thinking by answering their anonymous questions at your all-hands meeting.<p>Great managers sometimes lose their best employees. Usually it's inevitable.<p>The reason people leave isn't always black and white.<p>Sometimes employees leave because …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Why Your All-Star Employee Could Make A Lousy Manager

Recent shakeups within the NBA saw the dismissal of several high profile coaches. One change, though, really stood out to me. Derek Fisher—league-beloved point guard known for his championship-level play with the Los Angeles Lakers—was recently fired as coach of the New York Knicks and the …

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Why 44 Percent of Top U.S. Executives Don't Want to Hire You

In a survey of U.S. executives, 44 percent said Americans lack soft skills, which are poorly taught by traditional education. Other learning methods work better, luckily.<p>I went to business school mostly to learn business's "hard" skills--ones we can quantify, like accounting and finance. I thought …

Column: This is what happens when you take Ayn Rand seriously

“Ayn Rand is my hero,” yet another student tells me during office hours. “Her writings freed me. They taught me to rely on no one but myself.”<p>As I …

Ayn Rand

10 Fascinating Facts About Davy Crockett

Baby Boomers are a hardy bunch. They rode in cars that weren’t equipped with special toddler seats, walked to and from school without being …