The greatest people in history have been failures. Certainly, we remember these individuals as successes--success stories--and we treat those stories as legends and those individuals as gods. But each of them failed epically and repeatedly, more so than the combined successes of all of humanity.Failure should not be overlooked in anyone, especially not those we admire. It is through failure that these individuals were able to learn, grow and ultimately succeed. We know this about ourselves but e
Have you ever wondered if your job descriptions are sexist? Well, they might be, according professors from University of Waterloo and Duke and their research paper titled “Evidence That Gendered Wording in Job Advertisements Exist and Sustains Gender Inequality.”
Instead of looking toward to retirement and the prospect of peaceful days with no troublesome deadlines, those over 60 are facing questions about how far their finances will extend. In addition, they are confused whether or not it’s even healthy to retire.The good news: You’re likely to live longer than your parents and grandparents did.The hard question: Can you afford it? Will your brain deteriorate without work to challenge it?Make MoneyEconomic insecurity haunts many people when they retire.
You've started a business and now you're looking for investors, employees and advisors. Even if you've made the effort to get a warm email introduction, don't expect your prospects to read through a long and rambling description of your business. You need to get to the point - and fast.In about 150 words, cover the following 6 items in sharp but brief detail.Your name & most relevant credential. 10 words. This should be one sentence, no more. Keep it simple. "I'm Jane Smith, Founder & CEO o
The numbers are staggering. A Harris Interactive survey of 3,000 workers showed that American employees take only 51% of their vacation time yearly, and 61% work while on vacation despite complaints from their loved ones. Another study of 2,003 workers by travel media company Skift indicated that only 16% will take a long vacation over the summer. A full 62% said they wouldn't take a vacation over this summer at all.It's clear: Americans stubbornly prioritize the meaning of work over the value o
Q: Do you know the most common regret expressed by business leaders?A: They wish they had dealt with poor performance sooner.Giving positive feedback is relatively simple; although most managers probably don’t recognize and praise their people frequently enough. Giving negative feedback on the other hand, is something many managers procrastinate on.I can empathize. Some of the more stressful moments of my management career have been when I had to give corrective feedback to staff members whose
Continuing the discussion on the importance of feedback, this week we focus on corrective feedback – how it meets the needs of the organization, the individual, and why it's a critical component of workplace engagement.Typical situations warranting corrective feedback include: Performance not meeting expectations Behavior having negative consequences Behavior reflecting poorly on the company, department or team Persistent, unresolved problems Poor communication or interpersonal skills Needing to
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