Joshua Ciszek

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Five Reasons You're Killing Yourself Working Overtime, And How To Stop

Throughout my 18-year corporate life, I would find myself staying late in the office more often than not. If I’m brutally honest with myself, I did it for two reasons – to try to stay caught up with what I felt was a massive workload, but also, to show management that I was a very hard worker. One …

Innovation Leadership in Schools

Provide inspiration and support for faculty and students in developing and implementing new innovative learning opportunities. Connect with teachers …

The Five Key Reasons Why You Procrastinate

Procrastination robs us of productivity. And it’s something all of us do. So it’s worth understanding why we do it, and working out how you can manage this behaviour. Putting things off slows us down, takes our time, and makes us feel frustrated. Being able to deal with procrastination is a useful …

Procrastination

Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It

Since Michael Porter’s seminal work in the 1980s we have had a clear and widely accepted definition of what strategy is—but we know a lot less about translating a strategy into results. Books and articles on strategy outnumber those on execution by an order of magnitude. And what little has been …

Lexus LFA & Porsche 918 Spyder Face Off With Expected Results: Video

The <i>Top Gear</i> boys don't exactly need their track at the moment. Still, it's a space that could be put to good use, and that's exactly what happens …

Goodbye Carrot, And Goodbye Stick!

We are coming out of the age of mechanized work. We are evolving past the Industrial Age mindset that people can operate like machines, or that it would even be smart to want people to do that. People have a lot more to offer the world than computational power or the completion of rote tasks. We …

Warren Buffett's Two Tips on Building Successful Businesses - Pass Them Along

CEO Warren Buffett’s recipe for business and life success is revealed in Berkshire Hathaway’s 2014 annual report released last weekend. It’s simple:<p><b>Culture + Leadership + Trust = Wealth</b><p>This formula shows how Berkshire’s unique culture and leadership has established a foundation of trust on which …

The Performance Management Hoax

I worked with engineers for a long time. Working with very logical people changes your brain chemistry, and I am grateful every day for the logical thought processes I learned from my technical colleagues.<p>I’m an HR person. Whenever we would introduce a new HR process, there was always a …

The Workplace

Becoming Irresistible: A New Model for Employee Engagement

After decades of corporate discourse about the war for talent, it appears that the battle is over, and talent has won. Employees today have increased …

Are You a Good Boss or a Bad Boss? Here's How to Tell

Credit: fotohunter/Shutterstock<p>Being a good leader in the workplace is no easy feat. Every day is busy and full of challenges. It's easy to get …

Five Common Misconceptions About Productivity That Can Hold You Back

We all want to work smarter, but are we getting ahead or just spinning our wheels? You might hear someone say they work best under pressure, for …

Time Management

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Leadership vs Management: A journey through principles, models and strategies.

This year has seen me begin my role as Middle Leader in a small Infant school in West Essex. I am in charge of Maths but with an extra focus on …