Alberto González Olay

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Scientology Super Power building run by IRS.

12-12-2013, 04:23 AM<p>#<b>4</b><p>cybersurf<p>Senior Member<p>Join Date: Dec 2008<p>Posts: 10,117<p>Likes: 95 (59 Posts)<p>Scientologists are not the only target! I share this …

Emerging from a Bad Mood into a Good Mood Can Make You More Creative

People who were plunged into bad moods by being asked to write about distressing experiences, but were then put into good moods by being asked to write about joyful events, were subsequently <b>better</b> at imagining creative ideas for improving university teaching than people who had been in positive …

Here’s What Really Happens When You Extend a Deadline

In June, the Obama administration pushed back the deadline for employers with fifty or more workers to provide health insurance for their employees by a full year — until Jan 1, 2015. Admittedly, the implementation of anything as complex as the Affordable Care Act is going to take time, and those …

To Simplify, First Clear the Underbrush

<i>This post was coauthored by Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Many people envision the upper rungs of the corporate ladder as an inspired, innovative place where leaders spend their time on stimulating projects that shape the organization’s future. But this vision is not always a reality. In many companies today, even …

Aplicaciones para hacer concursos en Facebook

Aquellos que trabajen en Social Media Marketing conocerán las vicisitudes de hacer un <b>concurso a través de Facebook</b>. Gracias a las políticas de …

“Feminine” Values Can Give Tomorrow’s Leaders an Edge

A Pew Center study released in May revealed that working mothers are the sole or primary provider in a record 40 percent of U.S. households. Only a few days before, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor-Jones created a stir by remarking at a conference that women will never rival men as traders because …

To Move Ahead You Have to Know What to Leave Behind

Decisions are the most fundamental building blocks of successful change in our organizations, our teams, and our careers. The faster and more strategically we stack those blocks, the faster and more successfully we achieve change. Yet, change efforts often stall precisely because those decisions …

IT’s C-Suite Problem

Employees in today’s interdependent, knowledge-intensive workplace have IT needs that are diverse, fast-changing and difficult to articulate. But when we at CEB ask CIOs who in IT is responsible for understanding and responding to these needs, we get an uncomfortable silence.<p>For years, CIOs have …

Five Ways to Innovate Faster

One of the most common complaints senior executives have about disruptive innovation is its seemingly snail-like pace. How is it, they wonder, that it takes us forever to pursue ideas that promise to create new markets when the world seems to be innovating at a dizzying pace?<p>This frustration is …

Today’s CIO Needs to Be the Chief Innovation Officer

Enterprise IT as we have known it is rapidly becoming obsolete, and the traditional role of the CIO is increasingly irrelevant. As game-changing technologies transform every business process, they also give us the ability to create new products and services that were impossible just a few years …

How Criticism Creates Innovative Teams

It’s tough to find examples of successfully challenging the boss, even tougher to find stories of leaders who specifically ask to be challenged. The most common is a tale of Alfred P. Sloan at General Motors. During a meeting in which GM’s top management team was considering a weighty decision, …

Working from Home: A Work in Progress

It’s now been about six weeks since all Yahoo! employees had to start showing up at the Internet giant’s offices every day. The company-confidential but widely circulated memo that banned telecommuting stressed the importance of physical proximity for preserving the creative culture that new CEO …

Use Catalytic Questioning to Solve Significant Problems

For almost twenty years, I have refined a systematic approach to uncovering the right questions—those that start to unlock entirely different solutions and perspectives—with hundreds of teams around the world, from the C-suite to the shop floor. The method, which I now call Catalytic Questioning, …

MailChimp, un potente gestor de newsletter

Aunque se suele hacer mucho énfasis en el marketing y la publicidad a través de las redes sociales, el envío de correos electrónicos sigue siendo “un …

Disengaged Employees? Do Something About It

New data on employee engagement is in, and it’s downright discouraging. As this post by HBR’s Gretchen Gavett noted, Gallup’s research shows that engagement among US workers is holding steady at a scant 30%. This means seven out of ten people are either “checked out”, or actively hostile toward …

Prepare for the New Permanent Temp

The fastest-growing segments of America’s job market — by far — are temporary and part-time employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of US part-time employees hit a record high of 28 million. Temporary employment has jumped 50% since the depths of the financial crisis. …