Rebecca Milz-Bruland

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How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Leadership

Transformational leadership

<b>Transformational leadership</b> is a style of leadership where a leader works with subordinates to identify needed change, creating a vision to guide the …

How to Manage Different Generations

Managers are increasingly grappling with generational differences in their work forces. Problems can arise from differing mindsets and communication styles of workers born in different eras. The frictions may be aggravated by new technology and work patterns that mix workers of different ages in …

The Workplace

Leading Effectively Across Generations

Great leaders are defined by their ability to unite groups of unique individuals around a common vision. The only universally effective leadership …

Leadership

10 Principles for Working Across Generations

Is it possible to work with and manage people from all generations effectively without pulling your hair out? Absolutely, says CCL’s Jennifer Deal. …

Employee Engagement

Leadership Across Generations

From Working Across Generations to Liquid Leadership, harnessing multi-generational leadership is a clear and present priority. Four generations in the workplace present a challenge for getting the most out of each generation to serve your mission.<p>Luckily, there are resources available that explain …

Leadership

Leading the Four Generations at Work

A core challenge over the next decade will be to attract and retain a skilled work force as the labor market continues to tighten, technology …

Demographics

Digitalisierung: Der alte Führungstyp hat ausgedient

67 Prozent aller Fachkräfte meinen, ihr Vorgesetzter sei nicht gut für die Zukunft gerüstet. Stehen Führungskräfte Innovationen im Weg? Fakt ist: Die …

Wirtschaft

Unglücklich im Job: „Wir sind die Generation Early Burnout“

Unglücklich im Job? Das muss nicht sein! Die Autorin Isabell Prophet hat neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse der Glücksforschung auf das …

Otto bildet über 100 Influencer aus

Der Trend geht zum Corporate Influencer, schrieb W&V im vergangenen Sommer. Die Otto Group schreitet jetzt zur Tat und legt ein internes …

Retail's Single Biggest Disruptor. Spoiler Alert: It's Not E-commerce

There is no question that the retail industry is under-going a tremendous amount of change. Record numbers of store closings. Legacy brands going out of business–or teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Venture capital funded start-ups wreaking havoc upon traditional distribution models and pricing …

eCommerce

3DLook launches a smartphone body scanner to help apparel retailers

Buying clothes and apparel over the internet is still a tricky business, but it is hugely lucrative. And increasingly, smartphones are driving retail growth.<p>In 2016 — as noted in VB Insight’s latest research — mobile devices influenced $500 billion in sales, and $140 billion of that was driven …

eCommerce

A retail startup that allows people to try on clothes digitally just got a £10 million boost

The round was led by TAL, a leading Hong Kong-based clothing manufacturer which also led the 2014 funding round. The company had already raised £12.5 million ($16.1 million) since setting up in 2008.<p>Metail presents customers with a simulated version of themselves that takes into account their size …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

Free Shipping

Airbnb's Sublet Service Would Be A Welcome Addition To The Housing Market

Airbnb—an online platform better known for connecting travelers with vacated homes over short stays—is considering an expansion into the temporary sublet market. Although the company has provided subletting services since 2011, it recently hired McKinsey & Co. to research the market more, hoping to …

Hospitality

How 5 of the most powerful travel rewards credit cards stack up

The five largest credit issuers in the US by market share— American Express, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citibank, and Capital One — are continually one-upping each other with increasingly lucrative offers on their most powerful travel rewards cards.<p>Benefits often include hundreds of dollars …

Credit Cards

Zane Lowe Shares Gems About the Music Industry in SXSW Keynote

Zane Lowe's presence and influence in the music industry is undeniable, so whenever he speaks, you'd be wise to listen. 2017 SXSW attendees were …

Here’s What People Wore to SXSW This Year

<b>Location:</b> Austin, TX<p><b>Festival:</b> South by Southwest (SXSW)<p><b>Key Looks:</b> A Stüssy T-shirt paired nicely with faded denim, ultimate high-key princess steez, …

Street Style

Silicon Valley is no longer #1 for talent says huge global startup report

There’s no cooler biz on the planet than startups, and there’s no denying Silicon Valley is the startups capital of the world… for now.<p>Cities all over the world are vying to knock the crown off this tech king. And Startup Genome has all the cities doing their best to keep up with San Fran sultan in …

Foursquare is launching an analytics platform to help retailers understand foot traffic

While Foursquare started as a social check-in app, the company has always said there is a bigger picture — mainly related to unique ways of leveraging its database of check-ins at nearly 100 million public places.<p>There’s no better example than when Foursquare predicted that Chipotle same-store …

How To Plan The Trip Of A Lifetime With Your DNA

As discerning travelers increasingly seek out journeys that speak to them in meaningful and unexpected ways, many outfitters—in response to a shifting definition of luxury travel that continues to evolve beyond five-star hotels and superior service toward ever-more-customized itineraries—are …

Human Rights

Digital Marketing Plan Template (55 slides) English version

After the terrific success of the Spanish post, I want to share the Digital Marketing Plan Template with all of you. 55 Slides compose the deck. You …

The Case Against Long-Term Incentive Pay

Melinda Beck<p>Alexander Pepper spent 27 years at a large accounting firm helping client companies devise ways to compensate CEOs and other senior executives. Starting in the early 1990s, pay packages have typically included long-term equity incentive plans aimed at aligning managers’ and …

7 Steps To Shift Your Career From Stall To Soar | Inc.com

Two decades ago -- after numerous stumbles -- I lurched into a career that has clicked. Since then I've run over 100 strategy consulting projects, invested in seven startups -- three of which were sold for over $2 billion, published 11 books, gotten promoted to a full-time Lecturer of Strategy at …

Employment

Protect Your Relationships By Communicating Effectively

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>________<p>In my early twenties, I said goodbye to my family in …

Get More Done by Pretending You’re Going on Vacation

Remember: done is better than perfect.<p>Have you ever noticed that you’re super-productive right before you go away for a week or two? The thought of a …

Revealed: the cheapest (and priciest) cities in the world to buy beer

Bratislava is the cheapest city in the world to enjoy a beer, with the average bottle in the Slovakian capital available for £1.14, almost six times less than in the costliest city.<p>The three cities selling beer at the lowest prices are all in eastern Europe, with Kiev (£1.15) and last year's winner …

Alcohol

How to Increase Employee Performance Without Giving a Raise

Never mind pay raises, bonuses, and perks. Emotional currency is the new motivator.<p>If you want to increase employee satisfaction on the people that matter most to you, stop attaching their happiness to pay raises. Start thinking about "emotional currency" and how you've led your people along the …

10 household problems solved with wine corks

Housekeeping