Leadership Perceptions Gap

How inclusive do leaders feel they are being? How inclusive do their employees feel they are being? What is their leadership perception gap and what does that mean?

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Office Schmucks: An Interview with Dr. Foster

Dr. Jody Foster found a niche for providing psychiatry to non-psychiatrists in the business world - especially when it came to helping the venture capital world evaluate management teams. She explains what’s she learned over the past decade.

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Relationships are Critical to Team Success

The 2016 baseball season didn't go well for my son, Peter. He was mired in the outfield (the last place you want to be in youth baseball), didn't hit the ball well and wasn't having fun. Turns out, it was the team that made all the difference.


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Treat People Like Money

Treat your people like you treat your money. I’d apologize, but treating people like money as opposed to employees is a good thing. Eric Garton, a partner at Bain, breaks it down like this in his recent Harvard Business Review article ...

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People Over Process

Thank goodness your team has Slack to communicate when you aren’t meeting over Google Hangout to finish brainstorming on Evernote before making that perfect Asana timeline. Discussing your list of tasks you keep in Google Sheets, so that you can all be on the same page with ...

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Not the Time for "Guess-and-Check"

In the seemingly never-ending, downward-spiral of a startup tale that Fast Company mapped out this week in their article titled, “The Demise of Tilt”, readers are guided through Tilt’s unfortunate saga. The article gears up by stating, “In 2015, social payments company Tilt was worth ..

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It's Not Just Where You Sit

While the Internet had some serious eye rolls at Square when they posted a job for a “capacity coordinator” (a full-time seating coordinator with “equal parts project manager, data analyst, and relationship builder”), seating assignments in the workplace really do have an impact.

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Managing Top Talent with Individuality

Think top talent is highly motivated by compensation? Think again. Top talent wants to be treated like the individual that they are, given continuous opportunity and given praise for what they accomplished well.

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How to Manage People Through Reorganizations

Whether it’s flattening the organization for faster decision making, or a merger and acquisition, the impact of reorganization is real and can distract your people from daily operations.

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Understanding Commonalities within a Team

David DeSteno, a professor of psychology and the author of The Truth About Trust: How It Determines Success in Life, Love, Learning, and More wrote a recent story for the HBR about how identifying commonalities on a team can lead to effectiveness.

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How Managers Spend Their Time, Now and in the Future

The Harvard Business Review recently published a video summarizing a recent study on the potential role that Artificial Intelligence could have on management. While the prospect of artificial intelligence impacting managers may seem a far-off fairy tale and ...

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People and Culture

Peter Aceto, the CEO of Tangerine (formerly ING Direct) recently sat down with Simon Sinek, author and thought leader on culture and workforce relationships. In their conversation they covered a lot of ground regarding the role of people in creating culture.

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Hear What the Founder of StrengthsFinder Says About Teams

Strengths as a responsibility to society. Marcus believes firmly that once you understand your strengths the next step is understanding that they are not for us, but for others. What good can we do with them?

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Is Culture Created Top Down or Bottom Up?

There are obvious great examples of CEO's that have left an indelible mark on their company's culture.

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Don't 'Wing It' with Team Building

The increasing role of teams in US business can be seen by the drive in our education system which now prioritizes team building. If working in teams is so important, why are there not more tools to facilitate better teamwork?

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Carabello Coffee Case Study

Meet Justin & Emily Carabello, they run a successful coffee shop and roastery in the greater Cincinnati area. Carabello Coffee is consistently rated among the best coffee and coffee house experiences in the city based on Yelp and other location-based rating sites. They recently purchased ...

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Forget the Employer Brand and Try Transparency

"Employee brand" and "recruitment brand" are major buzzwords these past few years. Which means a lot of new technologies have popped up to create beautiful websites selling your internal brand to potential employees. 

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The Quality of the People You Work With

A key takeaway from the book is that, "people don't stay for the money," according to Bock. But instead, the number one reason people stay is the quality of the people they work with.

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The 401K for Your Development Plan

The 401K was an innovation in retirement savings and employee benefits. Sure, they may not beat the "good ol' days" of defined benefit pension plans - but that wasn't a sustainable model.

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Is Job Hopping Still Stigmatized?

It would be easy for me to come to the defense of job hoppers since I have done a fair amount in my career.

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