Dr. Nadeem Akhtar

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Innovative ways of improving employee engagement

Every mature organisation faces times when its techniques are becoming stale, uninspired and robotic. In order to succeed, employees must be engaged, …

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for some of us, the stress at …

Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles

Consider this now familiar view from the field:<p><i>“I’ve run a virtual team for the past 18 months in the development and launch of [a website.] I am located in Toronto, Canada. The website was designed in Zagreb, Croatia. The software was developed in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Zagreb, Croatia; Delhi,</i> …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality

Google Admits Impossible Interview Brainteasers Were A 'Waste of Time'

Google is famous for putting potential employees through an incredibly tough interview process. The company is seeking out the very brightest minds and is therefore known to pose some pretty baffling brainteasers.<p>Some of our favorites include: ‘You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

Why Workplace Leadership Is About To Get Its First Major Makeover In 100 Years

<i>“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.”</i><br>John Maynard Keynes<p>Our common and traditional approach to …

5 Lessons In Learning And Leadership

Here in the Boston, Cambridge we are lucky, there’s a college around every corner. Harvard, M.I.T., Wellesley, Boston University, the list goes on and on. Our streets, libraries and local coffee shops are clogged with passionate students shelling out 40k (plus extras) a year for the privilege of …

Smart Leaders Engage Tomorrow's Workforce

I’m off to Chicago for #SHRM13 and am very excited to see everyone and for all the events. The topic most pressing on my mind today is the battle for young, emerging talent and how fierce the competition is these days in certain sectors. Companies that win it are the ones that will succeed in the …

The Four Questions Great Leaders Ask

<i>“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers</i>.”<p>—Voltaire<p>Ever notice how great leaders ask the best questions?<p>A masterful leader will sit Yoda-like in a meeting, listening intently to the dialogue and then, with Zen Master timing, ask a question that will change the tenor, the focus and the …