Vlad Karols

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Why Are Some Employees More Engaged Than Others?

When we talk about employees being “engaged,” what we really mean is that workers at an organization are motivated, enthusiastic about their companies and excited about their futures with them. Being truly engaged at work means being professionally happy.<p>But some employees are more so than others, …

Employee Engagement

OECD Worries Governments Are Caught In A 'Low-Growth Trap' But Their Solution Is Wrong

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is worried that there’s something wrong with the world economy, specifically that monetary policy is being asked to do too much of the heavy lifting in generating economic growth and that other things must be tried. I would agree with …


How To Get On A Board By 30

In December 2011, Hearsay Social Founder & CEO Clara Shih at age 29 was elected to the Starbucks board of directors. Boards of public, private, and non-profit organizations are not just for older individuals. The survival of these organizations depends on having input from younger generations, …


Under 30 Founders Share Their Best Advice For Starting Up

What do you wish you knew before starting up? We asked our community of Under 30s for their best advice for aspiring founders. They shared insight on what to know, from idea to execution.<p><b>The three states of a startup</b><p>I believe all startups, like matter, have three states: Idea, Product, Brand. Each …


How Generation X Can Overcome Being The Financially-Neglected Middle Child

Is Generation X overlooked when it comes to financial security? According to a Pew Research article, Generation X is “America’s neglected middle child,” overshadowed by its extroverted, overspending older brother Boomer and its student-loan burdened younger sister Millennial. Why isn’t anyone …


The Hardest Thing For New Managers

What’s the hardest thing for new managers?<p>According to a new survey, the main challenge involves finding the right “balance.” More specifically, finding the balance between individual responsibilities and time spent managing others.<p>These results (more details below) resonated with me, as I’d …