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This Email From Google's CEO to Employees Teaches Some Major Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

At this point, you've probably heard about "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," a controversial memo written by a Google employee that went viral over the weekend.<p>The 10-page manifesto argues (among other things) that women on average have a "lower stress tolerance" and are more prone to …

Leadership

The 11 Mental Habits That Will Get You Through Any Challenge

“The ability to break the mold and take a bold new direction requires that extra grit, daring, and spunk that only the mentally strongest people …

Everything As A Service | XaaS

CIO<br>INSIGHTS<p>TransAlta is Canada’s largest publicly traded power generator of electricity and renewable energy.<p>TransAlta Video: TransAlta reorganized …

Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Can’t Change with Them

When it comes to organizational change, failure continues to be more common than success. In a survey of nearly 3,000 executives about the success of their enterprise transformation efforts, McKinsey discovered the failure rate to be higher than 60%, while Harvard Business Review conducted a study …

Leadership

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

Revenge of the White Working-Class Woman

The white blue-collar vote isn’t the GOP monolith everyone thinks: It’s splitting fast, and Donald Trump is just part of the reason.<p>If you’ve read anything about this unprecedented 2016 campaign, you know this: Donald Trump’s solid core of support comes from white working-class America. As the …

Income Inequality

The conversation about Trump can’t end at outrage and condemnation

<i>Tonglen</i> is a Tibetan meditation practice of giving and receiving, where a person can sit mindfully and imagine absorbing the fear and anger of another person, while sending that person their own love and compassion in return. While tonglen may not change the actions or behavior of the other party, …

Donald Trump

This Week in Popular

Another week, another 25 breathtaking photos to inspire you from the 500px community. From a majestic tiger playing in the water to a stunning …

A Note To CEOs: Your HR Leader Is About To Get Plucked

When we think of employee turnover, rarely do we think that the person in charge of attracting and retaining talent may indeed someday leave us. Well here’s some shocking news for you. Your HR leader is about to get plucked! That’s right. Here’s how I know this.<p>Last night, I was the keynote speaker …

Leadership

Want Millennials to Stay? Invest in Corporate Learning.

With this year's college graduation ceremonies on the near horizon, employers are once again tuning in to how best to attract and retain the new workforce generation.<p>Guy Berger, PhD, Economist at LinkedIn, and Gloria Yang, Senior Associate of Business Operations Analytics at LinkedIn, recently …

Human Resources

How The Physical Workspace Impacts The Employee Experience

This is part of a series of posts exploring the employee experience, that is, creating a place where employees actually want to show up, not where they need to show up. This series will explore what I define as the three employee experience environments that all organizations much focus on which …

The Workplace

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>price-fixing probe Bread price-fixing scandal reveals rift between Canada’s big grocers Subscriber content<p>Pipeline spat Alberta suspends electricity talks with B.C. over pipeline fight<p>Opinion The pipeline war no politician will win<p>Port of Montreal moves forward with $750-million …

How Did We Get So Fat And Is There Hope?

While I will be writing on Forbes mostly about the technology and the Human Internet of Things (HIoT) in health and wellness, I thought it was really important to get at the fundamental reasons we are so fat. Earlier, I wrote an article “Four fundamental shifts required for improved population …

General Mills

A College Without Classes

Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.<p>MANCHESTER, Mich.—Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be …

Higher Education

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

Festivals

Making Connections at Machu Picchu

You’ve probably seen this before.<p>It’s what everyone pictures when they think of <b>Machu Picchu</b>—the verdant network of stone terraces, temples, and open-walled houses; the soaring peaks of Huayna Picchu framing the dramatic scene.<p>When I arrived at Peru’s “lost” Inca citadel in the clouds, I was …

Starbucks to give workers a full ride for college

Want to get a college degree for free? Try getting a job at Starbucks.<p>Starbucks (SBUX) said Monday it will offer employees full tuition at Arizona State University's online program, giving them the chance to earn a bachelor's degree for free.<p>The coffee chain already offers its baristas two years of …

College & University

Here’s what James Foley meant to us

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