Rachel Tiburcio

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9 Things That Make Good Employees Quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the …

The Workplace

11 Signs You Have The Grit You Need To Succeed

There are a ton of qualities that can help you succeed, and the more carefully a quality has been studied, the more you know it’s worth your time and energy.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth was teaching seventh grade when she noticed that the material wasn’t too advanced for any of her students. They all had …

Self-improvement

10 Money Tips Millennials Need To Survive In 2016

The new year typically encourages millennials to change old habits and aspire to be a better version of themselves. You’ll often hear resolutions to get physically fit, save money or a plethora of other financially driven New Year’s resolutions in order to lead a more balanced lifestyle in 2016.<p>But …

Personal Finance

11 Ways Successful People Overcome Uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright side, if you know the right tricks, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively.<p>Our brains give us fits when …

Emotional Intelligence

Boosting Employee Motivation With Gratitude

When we talk about ways to foster gratitude and motivation in the workplace, we’ll often talk about manners. And these go beyond saying <i>please</i> and <i>thank you</i>. Manners are nothing more or less than how we treat the people around us — whether or not we make them feel like a valued and included part of …

Fifty-Seven

They dropped him from I.R.C. so early the sky was black. He walked until he found himself stranded on the median of a freeway entrance, cars streaming toward him with their blinding lights, like a video game where the enemies come right at you, motherfuckers just keep coming straight at you one …

Crime

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I didn’t really like the idea of …

Literature

Seven Things You (Probably) Don't Realize About Your Millennial Employees

Today’s news that one third of Goldman Sachs’ new class of managing directors are Millenials has everyone talking about this mysterious generation. If you’re a manager today, you probably oversee a number of employees from the Millennial generation. If you work at a startup–or even a behemoth like …

Leadership

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

A Little Appreciation Goes A Long Way; Why Gratitude Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Appreciation is one of life’s greatest motivators, so when we take the time to let people know that we value them, it inspires them to continue doing even more. That is precisely why gratitude is the ultimate gift that keeps on giving.<p>“A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is …

Employee Engagement

9 Habits Of Profoundly Influential People

Influential people have a profound impact on everyone they encounter. Yet, they achieve this only because they exert so much influence inside, on themselves.<p>We see only their outside.<p>We see them innovate, speak their mind, and propel themselves forward toward bigger and better things.<p>And, yet, …

Emerging Technology

The salary braggart

Eleven years ago, I was young and slaving away at a job that was sponsoring my work visa, when an acquaintance asked me mockingly in front of a large …

5 Must-Have Attributes Of Every Successful Team

Where can you find the most engaged and excited teams in the world? At the Googleplex? In the boardroom? Within a techie startup? No…<p>Just visit your local park on a Saturday morning to observe driven and motivated teams in action. They work together towards a common goal, celebrating small …

Why It Is Important To Think Abnormally As A Leader

William is the leader of a team of about 10 associates who play an essential role in the sales for his company. He recently sought out my help because he was struggling to find ways to motivate his team, and he was receiving complaints that he wasn’t recognizing their contributions to the company.<p>I …

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Self-improvement

11 Questions All Managers Should Ask Themselves

One of the chronic challenges of management (I certainly know I found it to be so) is too much to do in too little time. There are invariably multiple ways to spend that time – on people, projects, budgets, conflict resolution, administration, etc. – and it’s easy to become so bogged down in …

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

Once again, Google has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This marks Google’s second year in a row at the top of the list, and their sixth victory overall.<p>Most people assume that Google tops the list because of their great benefits and all of the fun and perks …

Do This Today And Get Promoted Faster

In organizational life, going forward usually means moving up. Most professionals would like to advance – for better pay, greater responsibility, or more meaningful work. Making that advancement happen isn’t always so straightforward. You have to position yourself in an increasingly complex game as …

5 Things To Adopt On Day One As A New Leader

Assuming a new leadership role can be daunting. Serving in a managerial role one day and a leadership role the next without receiving the “memo” of what leadership looks like is really a recipe for disaster. Without training or coaching, you only have two options: to rely upon the skills that …

Leadership

9 Habits to Master Before Turning 30

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30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Here's What Your Boss Should Do to Motivate You

Piling praise on an employee doing difficult, complex work actually robs them of their internal motivation, finds a new study published in the <i>Journal</i> …

Six Signs Your Company's Culture Is Toxic

Many of us can relate to the old story about the frog in the pot of water. Supposedly if you put a frog into a pan of water on the stove when the water is only lukewarm, you can turn the heat up gradually and boil the frog before he notices that things are getting hot.<p>I can’t tell you for sure that …

More Than Two-Thirds Of U.S. Employers Currently Offer Wellness Programs, Study Says

Wellness programs have become fundamental features in the benefits plans of many major organizations, most notably Google, which offers employees on-site physicians and nurses, nutritious food options, nap pods and complementary fitness centers, among other perks. But these initiatives are not …

Affluent Millennials Expect Brands to Become A Resource

Millennials and money are two terms that we don’t often associate together. After all, millennials have taken on more student debt than any previous generation. In fact, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported an increase of over $500 billion in student debt over the last eight years alone. …

How to Develop a Team That Collaborates Effectively

In today’s business environment – from culture statements to projects and strategies – collaboration is a critical success factor. As an investor I invest in teams of great people who can execute well. There are lots of entrepreneurs with great ideas who cannot execute their business, no one can do …

This Is the No. 1 Thing That Holds Most People Back From Success

What’s the number one thing that holds most people back from success?<p>It’s not intelligence or hard work.<p><b>It’s your attitude.</b><p>Sound like the drivel your …

7 Conversational Tips to Be More Confident

Confidence can carry you through a lot in life. It can help you perform better in job interviews, appear more authoritative when addressing a crowd, …

Using Big Data And Machine Learning To Enrich Customer Experiences

We are in a time of unprecedented flux in consumer behavior, customer expectations and company business models created by technologies that simultaneously disrupts established businesses and spawns new ones. The genesis is the symbiotic interaction of three seminal tech-enabled developments: <i>mobile</i> …

Customer Experience

Just Promoted To Manager? Here Are 5 Strategies For Success

It’s a quiet afternoon at work when you get a phone call from your boss, asking you to come up to her office for a quick chat.<p><i>Could it be?</i> You ask yourself… <i>Am I finally getting a promotion??</i><p>You’ve been waiting for this. You’ve put in hours of work, smiled through thousands of late nights, and taken …