Relatively few films can claim the lucrative after-life that is destined for the Harry Potter saga. The fact that the eight-movie cycle concluded last summer will, of course, not deter Warner Bros. from profiting off the franchise for years, perhaps even generations to come. There’s already an entire amusement park – Star Wars didn’t even get that – devoted to that cause, not too mention the scores of licensed products and cross-over promotions that will ensure the brand’s perpetuity. But the theme park aside, which is admittedly kind of cool, we’re guardedly excited about the movie studio’s latest ploy to get Potter-philes to reach back into their savings: a tour of the giant scale model of Hogwarts castle.
It's too easy to blame the organization and the system and the bottom line for decisions that a person would never be willing to take responsibility for. Whenever you can, work with people who take it personally.
Work: A leading cause of stress among adultsThe Henderson PressWorkplace stress is the harmful physical and emotional response that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has...
While it’s true that we all have the same amount of time in each day, there are ways we can better use the time we have to make it feel like we have more of it. That’s why others are able to get more out of their day than others.
Schnurman: Quitting a job crystallizes ideas about careers, leadership and successThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comSuccessful and happy people love what they do. My decision to seek a new role was in large part due to my loss of passion for my former job.
"We've decided to hire someone with totally different skills than yours..." and then they hire someone just like you, but more expensive and not as good. "We're not going to buy a car this month, my husband wants to wait..."...
Ever wonder just how much Facebook has changed your life? We did, so we put a writer to the test: a two-week Facebook Cleanse! Read on for what she learned about herself, her relationships, and technology's impact on our lives.
Back in January, the City Council in Vancouver, BC Canada transitioned to using iPad 2s and went almost entirely paperless. As a result, the city has experienced a 40 percent reduction in printed documents needed for meetings.
Privacy settings may not stop employers or colleges from gaining access to your social media accounts. Here’s a trend particular to the social media age: employers requesting access to applicants’ accounts during job interviews.
Once in four years, just once, perhaps we could: Forgive, forget, relax, care, stand out, speak up, contribute, embrace, create, make a ruckus, give credit, skip, smile, speak truth and refuse to compromise--more than we usually do.