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The Trouble With Divisive Leadership

The Trouble With Divisive Leadership | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Workplaces are becoming more political, and that's never a good thing.
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Communication for Climate-Smart Farming

Communication for Climate-Smart Farming | Business Sense | Scoop.it
One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to its impacts. Highl
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The Most Important Leadership Attribute? New Study Has Clear Answer

The Most Important Leadership Attribute? New Study Has Clear Answer | Business Sense | Scoop.it

. . . and how they treat people in good and bad times always determines how long the good ones stay!

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Scrap Your Work From Home Policy

Scrap Your Work From Home Policy | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Do you want something more than "Get your work done. Meet your objectives. Do that from wherever you want."
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Three Reasons Millennial Leadership Is Not Just A Hashtag

Three Reasons Millennial Leadership Is Not Just A Hashtag | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Here are three ways millennials can help guide your team and build leadership influence that serves your marketplace across generations.
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Every weekend could be four days long, if the will was there

Every weekend could be four days long, if the will was there | Business Sense | Scoop.it
In a world of iPhones and drones, people are right to wonder why they are still working so hard. The past century saw huge technological advances and yet there hasn’t been a corresponding increase in leisure…
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Six Leadership Trends That Are Impacting The Nonprofit World

Six Leadership Trends That Are Impacting The Nonprofit World | Business Sense | Scoop.it
New management trends have cropped up recently in the social impact sector that are changing the way nonprofits approach their work. Purposeful goal-setting, sustainability, and a new emphasis on technology (for both marketing and productivity) are just a few of the principles behind these new trends. Here, several nonprofit executives and members of Forbes [...]
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The Future Of Work: It's Already Here -- And Not As Scary As You Think

The Future Of Work: It's Already Here -- And Not As Scary As You Think | Business Sense | Scoop.it
The phrase “Future of Work,” has become a buzz word. (I found 48 million Google GOOGL -1.50% hits on the phrase.) There are are suddenly hundreds of conferences, books, and articles on the topic, covering everything from artificial intelligence to robotics to income inequality and contingent labor.
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Make Sure Your Employees Have Good Things to Say About You Behind Your Back

Powerful, inspirational leadership can only happen if employees develop an emotional attachment to the boss. The best executives know this. But how do you foster this kind of attachment in a big company where people are scattered all over the world?
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Stop Blaming Your Employees For Your Leadership Mistakes

Stop Blaming Your Employees For Your Leadership Mistakes | Business Sense | Scoop.it
It's so easy and tempting for a manager to blame his or her employees when things go wrong. That's a bad mistake -- here's why.
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The Yawning Skills Gap on American Boards (it’s Not Only About Gender)

The Yawning Skills Gap on American Boards (it’s Not Only About Gender) | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Most Fortune 500 companies today expect 50% or more of their future growth to come from emerging markets, and they are investing heavily to back this bet.
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New move against Gordhan suggests South Africa's laws are under threat

New move against Gordhan suggests South Africa's laws are under threat | Business Sense | Scoop.it
The pursual of South Africa's finance minister by the country's elite police unit could have dire consequences for the economy. Yet President Jacob Zuma appears not to care.
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Want To Telecommute? These Are The Top 250 Companies For Flex Work

Want To Telecommute? These Are The Top 250 Companies For Flex Work | Business Sense | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a professional-level job that has a telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time or freelance component, FlexJobs has released a list of the top 250 companies for flexible jobs.
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Why Good Employees Quit

Why Good Employees Quit | Business Sense | Scoop.it

"People work for people – they do not work for businesses" - and it catches up on managers sooner or later! 

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Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware to mount assault

Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware to mount assault | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of devices such as webcams and DVRs were infected with malicious code to create a so-called ‘botnet’ to target leading sites
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Africa has some work to do before it starts its own humanitarian agency

Africa has some work to do before it starts its own humanitarian agency | Business Sense | Scoop.it
The initiative to establish an African Humanitarian Agency is a welcome one. But political, technical and financial support will matter. This will require the AU to take a pragmatic approach. Can it?
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5 Shortcuts To Effective Leadership

5 Shortcuts To Effective Leadership | Business Sense | Scoop.it
How can you be more effective as a leader? It doesn’t take massive amounts of executive training. Start with being mindful of a few basic things…
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3 Surefire Ways To Bankrupt Your Leadership

3 Surefire Ways To Bankrupt Your Leadership | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Management debt is what happens when we borrow time by making an expedient short term management decision, which we then have to pay back--with interest--later on.
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Facebook gives rare glimpse inside its gigantic arctic server farm

Facebook gives rare glimpse inside its gigantic arctic server farm | Business Sense | Scoop.it
The main building is the size of six football fields, and is so big that engineers move on scooters. Fans pull in freezing air from outside to cool the giant server racks, while hydro-electric plants give power.
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Virtual Institute for Higher Education in Africa reopens - University World News

Virtual Institute for Higher Education in Africa reopens - University World News | Business Sense | Scoop.it
In January 2017, the Virtual Institute for Higher Education in Africa will reopen its digital doors with a new set of free courses to help African university lecturers face the challenges they meet in their everyday work.

The programme is the brainchild of professors Peter Okebukola, president of GUNi-Africa – the Global University Network for Innovation – and Juma Shabani, who is best known for his long career working on African higher education development for UNESCO from Harare, Bamako and Paris.
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It’s Lonely in the Middle too

It’s Lonely in the Middle too | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Think it is lonely at the top? Try the middle. Middle managers, however you define it in your organization, operate in very tough, potentially very isolated environments too. Lonely can happen in the
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Toxic time bomb: Here's the science that explains why microbeads are a disaster

Toxic time bomb: Here's the science that explains why microbeads are a disaster | Business Sense | Scoop.it
Microbeads were made by 1976 John Ugelstad to be used for medical purposes but their use in everyday cosmetics has caused an environmental 'toxic time bomb'
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