Research reveals that "mind wandering" is often the hidden source of distraction. Here are 3 ways to shift back to being fully present and engaged. When it comes to how to be more focused and less distracted,
The Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI by Lauren Johnson (2019) Many call Henry VI the worst English king ever and it's tough to blame them. He lost the Hundred Years’ War to France and, through
study shows that USD$5.2 trillion was spent globally on fossil fuel subsidies in 2017. The equivalent of over 6.5% of global GDP of that year, it also represented a half-trillion dollar increase since
Most sales forces use sales goals to focus attention on what’s important and give salespeople direction about what to do. Goals energize people and encourage them to keep going. Very often, companies sales
There are approximately 55 million meetings a day in the United States. Most of them involve talking, which can also be subject to a host of problems: one person dominating, others checking out and multitasking,
According to Mark Cuban, the formula for success is based on two simple words. Mark Cuban owns a variety of companies, including the Dallas Mavericks. He's a star on Shark Tank. He's an outstanding salesperson,
Subpar assignments can set the company back. Here's how to give proper feedback that'll set the right expectations. You're a hard worker. You like things to be done on time, and done well. To you, it's
Innovative manufacturers routinely encourage employees to generate ideas for improved products and processes. At Toyota, for instance, employees submit more than 700,000 implemented kaizen process improvement
What happens when you can’t reach consensus in a meeting? Whether it’s two people who are at loggerheads or the entire group that can’t get on the same page, how do you move forward? Stay with the conversation.
We live in a world where virtually every business is an “ideas” business. Executives and entrepreneurs are desperate for insights that allow them to amaze customers, reimagine products, and otherwise themselves
Being creative is about training your brain to do so, argues this neuroscientist. There is an entire generation of people who grew up believing they aren’t creative because someone in high school told
Buried in 1999, the capsule contained the 1992 proposal for the World Wide Web developed by Tim Berners-Lee–and Microsoft’s first product. In 1999–which may as well be 5,000 BC in internet years–the Laboratory
Unlocking employees’ creative potential has long been recognized as a key component of management."> Unlocking employees’ creative potential has long been recognized as a key component of management.