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The myth of the job-hopping, rootless millennial is just that — a myth

Hype about the “gig economy” aside, Americans are becoming more attached to their jobs and communities, not less.<p>American society is becoming more and more rooted, permanent, and stable. This conclusion is the opposite of the take on social change you will hear in most public commentary. And the …

Demographics

Attractive People Are Smarter, Science Says. But Maybe That's Due to How We Treat Them

And how that impacts the way you should treat every one of your employees.<p>Some less than good looking people (and when I say "some less than good looking people," I really mean me) think that good-looking people were dealt a pretty sweet break.<p>Why? Research shows that good-looking people:<p>Are more …

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January.<p>Unfortunately, the initial …

Learning

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

A Spot-On Gift Guide Of STEM Toys For Kids

Inspire your kid to think outside of the box this holiday season<p>“STEM learning” may be a widely discussed topic within education and children’s media, but the discussion doesn’t necessarily make it easier to determine which products help teach STEM concepts. Therefore, instead of attempting to …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

Do Sexual Harassment Prevention Trainings Really Work?

Sexual harassment scandals abound. From media personalities to Hollywood directors to famous chefs, powerful men are getting called out for years if …

12 terrific books for tween girls.

Do you have a tween in your life who loves to read? That’s fantastic! But it also means you’ve probably discovered, as I have, that having a kid who …

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Los Angeles

Car Cleaning Tricks Local Dealers Don't Want You to Know - Page 12 of 27

ADVERTISEMENT<p>We spend a lot of time in our cars, which means we can track dirt and all kinds of debris into our vehicles. If you eat in your car, …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers

There's no linear equation to follow when creating a high-performing culture. Rather, organizational success is a byproduct of the right conditions.<p>Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and …

The uncomfortable, powerful truth every manager realizes after getting a promotion

People usually get promotions because of their outstanding achievements and success. But most good leaders realize a strange paradox while climbing the career ladder. As Sarah Thompson, CEO of global advertising firm Droga5, tells the New York Times: “There’s less glory the more senior you get.”<p>In …

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

A year ago, dressed in suffragette white and addressing a cheering, weeping convention, Hillary Clinton stood for possibility. Now she is a reminder of the limits women continue to confront — in politics and beyond.<p>More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have …

McDonald's

6 Ways Great Bosses Thank Their Employees

When their employees put in the hard work, here are some simple ways the best bosses show gratitude for a job well done.<p>Think about a great leader you genuinely respect, and chances are one of the things that boss does particularly well is thank his or her employees. You can too, since recognizing …

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

This is the conclusion from decades of Gallup data and interviews with 25 million employees. But companies still keep getting it wrong.<p>In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of …

17 Rice Cooker Recipes from Breakfasts to Desserts

Rice cookers, ingenious kitchen wonders can save you both time and burnt rice. Using the right ratio of water to rice, these creative steamers cook …

Ask Your Employees How They Prefer to Receive Feedback

You owe it to your employees to give them constructive criticism. But they may not all want to hear feedback the same way. Consider a regional sales manager who often accompanies her sales associates on client visits. Over time, she might learn that some reps want to get her advice right after a …

From Engineer to Manager: keeping your technical skills

I became an Engineering Manager over two years ago. One of my main challenges during this time has been to find the balance between my leadership …

5 tips for managing older employees

Younger managers working with older employees doesn't have to be awkward. Here's how to manage the relationship so everyone benefits.<p>He's 70 years …

9 Things That Make Good People Quit

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 …

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

As academic physicians, we do a lot of mentoring. Over the course of our careers, and through our formal research on mentoring within and outside of academia, we’ve found that good mentoring is discipline-agnostic. Whether you’re a mentor to a medical resident or marketing manager, the same …

6 Tips to Building High Performance Culture in Your Business

Learn how to design the experience to win at work.<p>There's more to culture than pithy management memos and value statements that are loosely referred to at the company picnic. Beyond guiding the moral compass of the company, a well developed culture can provide a strategic roadmap for high …

5 Reasons to Hire People on Characteristics

At any given point in time at a fast growing startup, you’re hiring across functions, levels and specific disciplines. It’s difficult to find someone …

Top Five Leadership Challenges: How to Overcome Them

There are many challenges that all managers face. Whilst these challenges can arise at any point in a manager’s career, they can be particularly …

A toy expert’s guide to the best holiday gifts for creative, curious kids

To me, good shopping means going in with a game plan. That’s particularly true for parents heading into the craziest shopping week of the year, at once eager to find toys that will help their children learn and grow and overwhelmed by the number of sales on offer.<p>The best way to find the right toy …

25 Of The Best New Albums To Stream On Spotify This Month

September kicked off with new releases from Travis Scott and Isaiah Rashad that dominated the conversation about the next generation of rap — but there were plenty more memorable albums out that month, too. The point of this column will be to highlight albums you might’ve missed elsewhere, …

Why Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Project Management