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Ask Yourself These Seven Questions Before Setting 2018 Goals

The end of December is a great time to step back to reflect on the year before the frenzy of a new year starts again. One of the activities I cherish the most (and recommend to my executive coaching clients) is to do a personal year-end review.<p>Doing a personal review is critical before you set new …

Happiness

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Credit Card Debt

What does Public Health have to do with Palliative Care?

by Dr. Denise Marshall - Pallium Canada<br>Today, every area of healthcare has a public health agenda. That is, every area of healthcare except …

HandUp, A Startup Focused On The Homeless, Launches Donation Gift Cards For Those Living On SF’s Streets

Two-and-a-half years ago, Rose Broome had a moment that most San Franciscans are all too familiar with. She passed a homeless woman on the streets, but didn’t know what the best way to help her would be. Most people might brush that thought aside, but Broome didn’t.<p>“People are frustrated and …

56% Of Enterprises Will Increase Their Investment In Big Data Over The Next Three Years

70% of IT decision-makers consider their organization’s ability to exploit value from big data as critical to their future success.<p>65% say they risk becoming irrelevant and/or uncompetitive if they do not embrace big data.<p>64% are seeing big data changing traditional business boundaries, enabling …

The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy

Remember your personal physician? He or she may not be yours much longer. And even if you keep your doctor, the odds are he or she is not really working for you.<p>Soon, most doctors will have abandoned their private practices and become employees of hospitals, multihospital affiliations or the …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Stem Cells

Top Companies For Developing Leaders Share Five Leadership Traits

<i>When it comes to building leaders, top companies assess the whole leader early in their careers. This includes evaluating leaders’ experiences, competencies, values, and organizational fit. This helps organizations understand the unique needs of their talent pipeline to fuel the right development</i> …

How to Overcome Self-Doubt

<i>“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”</i> – William Shakespeare<p><b>Taming the monkey mind</b><p>It’s an all …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

The top 22 mistakes of first-time CEOs

I have been building this list of CEO mistakes for many years based on my own experiences. This is not rocket science — some of these points may seem obvious when you read them — but it is really tough to know what you haven’t experienced, and I wish I’d had a list like this when I was a first-time …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Employment

What Causes Good Employees to Make Bad Decisions?

Character is the culmination of personality and experiences. Though character is generally stable, psychologists understand that all of us are susceptible to being "nudged" by our environments.<p>Listen to any well-respected CEO and she or he will place great emphasis on the company's working …

Top Traits Of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Illustration by Maria Fonseca for Intelligenthq<p>There are many theories banded around about what makes leaders …

Emotional Intelligence

What’s Your Primary Focus: Leadership or Effectiveness?

<i>(Editor’s note: This post is part of a six-week blog series on how leadership might look in the future. The conversations generated by these posts will help shape the agenda of a symposium on the topic in June 2010, hosted by HBS’s Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, and Scott Snook. This week’s focus:</i> …

The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance

<b>Click here to save everything</b>Visit <i>The Economist's</i> Open Future initiative<i>A global conversation on the challenges of the 21st century</i><p>The two-hour …

European Parliament

Why Bad People Make The Best Leaders

Want to build a great leader? Don’t start with a good person. Start with a <i>bad</i> person–then chisel, sandpaper and polish as necessary.<p>Most of the modern leadership development industry is based on a myth. It’s a feel-good myth, spread by consultants and academics and “gurus,” about how the best …

The five biggest mistakes leaders make with their staff

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>The clock was about to strike midnight as a few guests …

How To Make Transparency Part Of Organizational Culture

<i>(This is a follow up interview of an article I published earlier this week on leading in adversity.)</i><p>Organizational culture can make or break business success. A viable product is only as good as the people who possess the aspiration and drive to make it better —for the company and for the …

Beesy app review: a note-taking and task management tool

Introduction<p>With so many projects and tasks going on in the workplace at one time it can be hard to keep everything managed and well-organized. The …

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8 Leadership Steps To Transform Your Customer Experience Culture (And Day To Day Customer Service)

Here are 8 things that are important to get right as a leader if you’re intent on transforming your customer experience and the culture that supports and sustains it.<p><b>1. Stand For The Right Thing.</b> Does every employee know what your company stands for? Make sure your organizing principle is …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

The '8 Great' Accountability Skills For Business Success

How is the issue of personal accountability viewed in your organization? Seasoned workers have undoubtedly seen their share of finger pointing, dishonesty, and “CYOA.” However, personal accountability is a critical step towards improving leadership. When people are accountable for their own …

Samsung's health ambitions go way beyond wearables

Samsung is probably not the first company that comes to mind when you think of healthcare.<p>Seeing the electronics giant release an experimental …

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Personal Finance