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What Job Candidates Really Want: Meaningful Work

What talented people want has changed. They used to want high salaries to verify their value and stable career paths to allow them to sleep well at night. Now they want <i>purposeful</i> work and jobs that fit clearly into the larger context of their career. And that means they want jobs that are sensible …

Languages Your Company Should Speak (But Has Never Heard)

A few months ago, Microsoft announced the release of Windows 8 in a language that many tech analysts found to be a surprising choice — Cherokee. Just a decade ago, this Native American language had no speakers under the age of 40 with conversational fluency. Today, it has a speaker base of around …

Finding Your Place in the Competitive Jungle

<i>It’s a jungle out there.</i><p>While this simple phrase has been used time and time again to discuss the many obstacles people and companies face, an animal metaphor does describe required innovation actions rather effectively.<p>Imagine a 2×2 matrix with size on the y-axis and speed on the x-axis. Size can …

The “Sandwich Approach” Undermines Your Feedback

Have you ever used the “sandwich approach” to give negative feedback to your direct reports? You sandwich the negative feedback between two pieces of positive feedback. It’s a common method, but the sandwich approach may be undermining both your feedback and your relationships with your direct …

What Happens When You Really Disconnect

I woke up one morning about four weeks ago and realized in a flash that I’d hit a wall. Most days I can’t wait to get to work. On this day, I struggled to get myself out of the house.<p>The first three months of the year had been intensely demanding, between hiring a series of new employees for a …