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7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."</b><p>Everyone says they go the extra mile. Almost no one actually does. Most people who do go there think, …

Motivation

The Way We Work: Benefits of a Mindful Office

<i>“The Way We Work” is an Evernote blog series that explores work trends and tools that redefine your work throughout 2015 and beyond.</i>You might say …

Mindfulness

A Quick Guide to Hacking Workplace Procrastination

We’ve all been there; we wake up and go to bed thinking about our endless <b>to-do lists</b>. Yet, we find ourselves doing everything except what’s on that …

Time Management

The Myth of the Bell Curve

There is a long standing belief in business that people performance follows the <b>Bell Curve (</b>also called the Normal Distribution). This belief has been …

Here's Your Job Offer - Take It Or Leave It!

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan and I found you just at the right time, during my job hunt! I was so excited last week and now I’m not sure what to do. I’ve been interviewing with two companies but one of them has kind of gone silent.<p>I had an interview and got a follow-up call with some questions for me, …

Employment

Ten Horrible Hiring Practices That Drive Great Candidates Away

If you were the CEO of a company and you needed to hire some people, how would you do it? You'd start by thinking carefully about what you needed in …

7 HR Must-Haves for 2015: Winning the Talent War

Worrying about how to keep the best and brightest workers might sound counter-intuitive when worldwide economic growth indicators remain uncertain.<p>Yet despite less than stellar forecasts from the likes of Oxford Economics and the World Bank, 2015 looms as a ‘do or die’ year for organizations that …

Human Resources

The Advantage Of Personal Interests In The Workplace

What if you could expand profitability potential, increase productivity, and boost employee morale just by starting a conversation with your employees? By investing some time in listening to the outside interests of your employees, you may discover talents that provide unexpected benefits to your …

The Workplace

Why It’s So Hard to Figure Out What to Pay Top Talent

“It’s harder than ever to hire the right people.” It seems like almost every company today shares some version of this lament, and for good reason: Research shows that many have open positions for 12 months or more. Often, that’s not because the talent isn’t out there; rather, it’s because a …

Human Resources

5 Steps To Keeping Your Employees–And Yourself–Motivated Daily

Attitudes are contagious. Do you have the kind that will inspire your team to start each day excited to face new challenges head-on?<p>It’s no accident that Steve Jobs is a household name, and it’s not just because he was the head of a widely known company.<p>Jobs was a character with a philosophy: a …

Leadership
The Workplace
The Workplace