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How Perfectionists Can Get Out of Their Own Way

Like any extreme trait, perfectionism can be a double-edged sword. Having high standards and being hardworking can help someone stand out in a crowded field, and their tenacity can help them improve their skills over time. And, to an extent, being very conscientious can help avoid errors.<p>The …

Self-improvement

5 Morning Rituals to Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Want to get a fast start to your day? Before you jet out the door and into the frantic pace of your work routine, getting that productive edge may have to start while most people are still asleep.<p>A recent report published in <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> which I covered here, says that 4 a.m. may be the …

Time Management

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Leadership

Meet Virginie Morgon, The Female CEO Behind A Top Performing Private Equity Empire

It’s rare in the surging the world of private equity to find a publicly traded firm posting performance that trounces market indexes and can keep pace with red hot technology stocks. Rarer still in this clubby world, is a growing woman-run firm cutting half billion-dollar deal checks and …

Venture Capital

To Take Charge of Your Career, Start by Building Your Tribe

Show me a person who sees uncertainty as opportunity, and I’ll show you a person who has mastered the new world of work.<p>A person like Juliet (not her real name), for example, who described a stressful stretch of her career as “disgustingly exciting.”<p>Juliet had left full-time employment in the …

Leadership

Letter to a newly appointed CEO

McKinsey’s former managing director Ian Davis offers to new CEOs advice distilled from his experience supporting executives during their transitions …

Management

Insights for the Journey

A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>Reinventing Organizations</i>. The book turned into a global phenomenon beyond anything I could have imagined, and …

Why Leading With Your Whole Self Gets You Better Results

How many of us enter our workplace as our whole selves? How many of us leave part of ourselves right at the door?<p>“These are my weaknesses; I can’t let anyone see them.”<p>“These are my deepest values, but this one doesn’t seem to fit in with my organization, so I’ll just leave it right here.”<p>“This is …

Spirituality

The three interview questions GM CEO Mary Barra asks to test for integrity

As a former head of human resources at General Motors and now the automaker’s CEO, Mary Barra has interviewed countless executives for senior leadership positions. And like a lot of corporate chieftains with go-to interview questions, she has developed a way to tell if candidates have what she’s …

Employment

The Woman Who Created Netflix’s Enviable Company Culture

How Patty McCord created what Sheryl Sandberg called “the most important document ever to come out of the Valley.”<p>It’s easy to forget that before it became the streaming giant it is today with hits like <i>Making a Murderer, House of Cards</i>, and <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, Netflix was a DVD-by-mail …

Sheryl Sandberg

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

This 1 LinkedIn Summary Mistake Makes Hiring Managers Stop Reading Your Profile

This one section on your LinkedIn profile is where most recruiters decide not to contact you.<p>It's very easy to make mistakes on your LinkedIn profile. These days, you need to consider how each section of your profile is being perceived. The photo, headline, summary and work history sections must …

Raymond James CEO: Company Culture is Key to Our Success

Since Paul Reilly became CEO of Raymond James in 2010, revenues at the financial services firm have nearly doubled and the stock price has more than …

This group of people are the happiest workers in the world

Though there are certain companies everyone wants to work for with incredible perks, it seems that many people would actually trade all that as well …

How This Woman Went From Fetching Coffee To CEO Of A $1 Billion Company

<i>This is Mentoring Moments—a series of stories about triumphs and skids from successful women. Mentoring Moments is now a podcast.</i><p>Liz Elting is a self-made woman whose success landed her on the FORBES’ list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. She’s the cofounder and CEO of TransPerfect, one of the …

Leadership

Cut The Crap: The Made-Up Nonsense About Generations At Work

<i>This is an article we wrote for Forbes Magazine. It has been published both in print and online last week.</i><p>In January 2016 we started our search for …

Picture a Leader. Is She a Woman?

This series of images emerged from a simple prompt: “Draw an effective leader.”<p>Tina Kiefer, a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, fell upon the exercise accidentally, while leading a workshop full of executives who did not speak much English. …

Psychology

Engaging Employees Starts with Remembering What Your Company Stands For

Organizations spend over $100 billion annually to improve employee engagement. Yet according to Gallup, only 13% of employees are engaged — and disengaged employees cost U.S. companies $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.<p>The reason why most engagement efforts fall short is …

10 Morning Habits of Mentally Strong People

How you start your day determines how tough you really are.<p>You don't need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A mindset that is mentally strong understands the importance of consistency and following a pattern to attain those goals that will mark them for success.<p>Our mornings are …

Self-help

Want to Run a Successful Business? Hire More Women | Inc.com

There are a few founders who see the opportunity here. Everyone is looking for a competitive advantage, and some tech leaders have realized that there is an abundance of talent and valuable ideas in the populations that, for the last three decades, have been largely untapped. Looking at their new …

Jack Dorsey

7 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We love (And How to Boost Your Own) | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Rebekah’s summary works because:<p>Her conversational tone makes her very approachable.<br>• She is clear why she loves being a recruiter.<br>• She includes …

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness

Marketing executives want us to believe that happiness lies in a product that will taste delicious, magically fill our bank accounts, or transform us …

Happiness

Happy Employees Spur Productivity and Growth for Middle Market Companies: An Interview with Employee Happiness Expert Annie McKee

12/18/2017 | Chuck Leddy<p>Annie McKee is an author and senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. McKee specializes in employee engagement and …

Self-Awareness Can Help Leaders More Than an MBA Can

Vincent Siciliano, CEO of California-based New Resource Bank, was brought in to turn things around and restore the bank’s founding mission, which is to “serve values-driven businesses and nonprofits that are building a more sustainable world.” Within a few years, Vince had the bank back on track, …

Leadership

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

On What We Learned This Year: The 8 Habits Of Highly Progressive Workplaces | Corporate Rebels

Today is the last day of what was a very exciting year; we grew the team at Corporate Rebels, launched the concept of Rebel Events, started to write …

Three Surprising Ways That Gratitude Works at Work

A couple of summers ago, I traveled to the steamy cauldron of central Florida to speak at the WorkHuman conference. Nearly 1,500 human resource …

University of Washington

4 Simple Ways Highest-Performing Employees Increase Productivity and Decrease Stress | Inc.com

It's impossible to overvalue fantastic employees. These team members are always on time. They hand in impeccable work. Their attitudes are always positive and uplifting. And research shows that they also experience less stress.<p>An August VitalSmarts survey of more than 2,000 managers and employees …

Employee Engagement

Time-maximizing strategies of highly-successful people

There are few executives today who don't wish they could be more productive. Even the most successful individuals are looking for new and better ways …

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly) | Inc.com

Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft the perfect response that will demonstrate that you've done your research and the value you can bring to the company.<p>Another …

Management