Todd Lafferty

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Embraceable You: When the CEO Is a Hugger

Handshakes have given way to bear hugs in some corners of the corporate world as top bosses greet business associates with open arms; ‘You don’t lose your job if you don’t hug.’<p>Felicia Flewelling starts her workday with coffee, a quick Facebook check and a whirling embrace with her boss.<p>“You go in …

Enterprise Tech

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Facebook’s Motivation Playbook

“When people are engaged, they bring their full attention, energy, and effort to their jobs,” the Facebook team found in its research. “They perform better, and so do their companies. We analyzed surveys from our people to figure out what drives engagement at Facebook. We found that what matters …

Motivation

How to Make Decisions Like Jeff Bezos

The Amazon founder and CEO shared insight into his process in his annual shareholder letter.<p>After more than 20 years in business, Amazon remains at the top of its game. It’s now worth more than the eight largest brick-and-mortar retailers combined, a list that includes Macy’s, Walmart and Target, …

Leadership

An analysis of 50,000 managers reveals the trait that best predicts a leader's success

Some leaders are extroverts, natural mentors, and charismatic speakers; others prefer to lead by example and take a more hands-off approach.<p>There is, however, one simple fact that leaders ignore at their peril: those who demonstrate high levels of "interpersonal warmth" have a better chance at …

Leadership

This Is the Simple Conversation You Need to Have With Your Exhausted Employee | Inc.com

I had reached my limit and it was starting to show. My work had lost its luster and I constantly felt exhausted. It had gotten to the point where I couldn't hide it anymore. It was frustrating for my boss to manage me, and it was draining my energy to report to her. It wasn't until we had an …

Employment

6 Things Good CEOs Always Do to Connect With Employees | Inc.com

A CEO I reported to back in my corporate days suffered from a condition I call invisible executive syndrome.<p>He dwelled in the safety and comfort of his office most of the 50-plus hours he put in per week. It was safe because, at the time, turnover had reached an astounding 60 percent. His open-door …

Employee Engagement

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September 2015

<i>Flickr: John Loo</i><p>As summer gives way to fall, let the played out songs in your gym mix give way to some current alternatives. This month's top picks have plenty going for them -- with a variety of genres and tempos represented. Moreover, with just a few new tracks here and there, you can re-energize …

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