Marcus Franken

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Track Your Time for 30 Days. What You Learn Might Surprise You.

It’s hard to know if we’re really making efficient use of our time. It seems like we’re working hard — and we’re certainly stressed out. But are we spending our time on the right things? That’s the question I set out to solve at the start of this year. I was feeling overwhelmed after spending the …

Time Management

#5um5 - 5 Tools und Tipps, um nützliches Feedback zu bekommen

Unsere Rubrik <b>5um5”</b> liefert jeden Tag um Punkt 5 Uhr insgesamt – wer hätte das gedacht – 5 wissenswerte Fakten, bahnbrechende Tipps oder hanebüchene …

Digitalisierung: Warum Manager heute Leader sein müssen

#Fortschritt#Digitalisierung#Beschleunigung: Unternehmerischer Wandel steht im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung unter dem Doppelkreuz. Soziale Medien, …

Make Yourself Heard

From the Women at Work podcast:<p><b>Listen and subscribe to our podcast via Apple Podcasts | Google Play | RSS</b><p>Download this podcast<p>Have you ever been in a meeting and shared an idea, only to have it ignored? Then, 10 minutes later, a guy shares the same idea, and your boss says “Great idea!” (Grrr.) Or …

Leadership

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

We are now in the era of do-it-yourself career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training — a trend that has been around for years. This may be because employees change jobs so frequently (job tenure now averages about four years) that firms don’t see the value in investing in …

Human Resources

How to Tell a Great Story

<b>Case Study #1: Embed conflict to motivate and inspire</b><br>Josh Linkner was worried his employees were becoming complacent. Then the CEO of ePrize, a …

The 5 Whys

Deepa Purushothaman, principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP, explains why it’s important to understand how you’re perceived.<p>Amy Gallo takes you through …

Email Etiquette and the Perils of “Reply All”

Have you ever been puzzled by the ways that people use email? The global proliferation of email may have been one of the most significant advances in …

Harvard Business Review

Manage Better Using Slack and Other Social Tools, with Tsedal Neeley of Harvard Business School and Paul Leonardi of University of California, Santa …

Is Anyone In Your Company Paying Attention to Strategic Alignment?

The best performing companies are often the best aligned. But who in your company is paying attention to how well aligned your strategy is with your organization’s purpose and capabilities? In my research and consultancy with companies, I observe that, oftentimes, no individual or group is …

Management

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

Mindfulness

Management Tip: How to Handle the Transition from Peer to Boss

Being promoted over your coworkers is a tricky situation. It’s important to get off on the right foot with your former peers and to make the …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

Management

Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job

It’s a common complaint among top executives: “I’m spending all my time managing trivial and tactical problems, and I don’t have time to get to the big-picture stuff.” And yet when I ask my executive clients, “If I cleared your calendar for an entire day to free you up to be ‘more strategic,’ what …

Management

How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders

Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to …

Employment

Great Performers Make Their Personal Lives a Priority

Common wisdom holds that to enhance well-being and reduce conflict and stress, you’ve got to ease up on work. Conversely, to have a significant impact on the world and be successful by prevailing societal standards, you’ve got to put work above pretty much everything else in your life.<p>This is …

Leadership

Figure Out the Leadership Style That Fits Who You Are

We all want to be part of a great success story. To run, start, or play a senior role in a company that wins big or changes the course of its industry. To launch a brand that dazzles customers and dominates its markets. To be the kind of executive or entrepreneur who creates jobs, generates wealth, …

Leadership

11 Beweise für das Comeback der Adventure-Games | WIRED Germany

Ron Gilbert<p>Das Adventure-Genre wurden in den vergangenen Jahren immer wieder totgesagt. Aber von wegen! Aktuell erleben Point-and-Click-Spiele …

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Album der Woche: Hochfahrende Tiefstapelei

Album der Woche Hochfahrende Tiefstapelei<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 28.12.2015-20:32<p>Sucht die Schnittmenge: Bernd Begemann Bild: Picture-Alliance<p>Wie …

Auf diese neuen Serien freuen wir uns 2016

Wer wöchentlich mit einer neuen Serie startet, dem fehlt es immer an neuem Stoff. In besinnungsloser Vorfreude haben wir uns deshalb schon mal …

Die Alben des Jahres 2015: Ralf Niemczyk

Die Alben des Jahres von Rolling-Stone-Redakteur Ralf Niemczyk – unter anderem mit Sleater-Kinney, Julia Holter und Laura Marling.<p>Kendrick Lamar:„To …

Film Tipps: 10 Filme, die Sie gesehen haben sollten!

Da Filmklassiker wie „Casablanca“, „Titanic“ oder „Zurück in die Zukunft“ sowieso zu den Must-sees gehören, verbergen sich in dieser Auswahl …