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If I Were 22: Embrace Your Ignorance

If I Were 22: Embrace Your Ignorance | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
This post is part of a series in which Influencers share lessons from their youth. Read all the stories here.I should begin this post with a disclosure statement: at the age of 22 I had just
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Essilor to buy Ray-Ban maker Luxottica for about $24 billion

Essilor to buy Ray-Ban maker Luxottica for about $24 billion | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
French lensmaker Essilor International SA agreed to buy Luxottica Group SpA, the maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, for about 22.8 billion euros ($24 billion) in stock, combining the largest manufacturer and retailer in eyewear.
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5 negative behaviors that are holding you back in your career without you realizing it

5 negative behaviors that are holding you back in your career without you realizing it | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to move up the career ladder, taking on larger roles, getting more advanced titles, and definitely making that larger paycheck. However, your attitude might be the very reason that’s…
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The 'Nightmare before Christmas' has claimed another retailer

The 'Nightmare before Christmas' has claimed another retailer | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The widespread deterioration from last year's dismal results underscores the challenges facing legacy retailers.
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Sears Sells Craftsman Brand, Will Close 150 Stores

Sears Sells Craftsman Brand, Will Close 150 Stores | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Sears said it would close another 150 stores and sell its Craftsman tool brand for $900 million, as the cash-strapped retailer continues to shrink and battle slumping sales.
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Amazon and Apple Won the Holiday Season -- The Motley Fool

Amazon and Apple Won the Holiday Season --  The Motley Fool | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Both companies saw their devices become big sellers.
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Teamwork makes the dream work

Teamwork makes the dream work | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Team building is the most important investment you can make for your people.Studies show that only 15 per cent of a person’s success is determined by job knowledge and technical skills, and 85 per
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Why you need to embrace the urgency in your work – Creatomic – Medium

Why you need to embrace the urgency in your work – Creatomic – Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Urgency is believing that the right time to strike is now.
It’s understanding that this moment is yours, right now.
It’s having a sense that you need to grasp every second and take advantage of it as…
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The Top Trends Shaping Business For 2017

The Top Trends Shaping Business For 2017 | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Everyone can feel the changes. Our world is definitely in motion. Our global and national identity, sense of security and exciting innovations are some of the trends you need to plan for in 2017
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Meet The Company Who Only Work 3 Days A Week – Creatomic – Medium

Meet The Company Who Only Work 3 Days A Week – Creatomic – Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I cannot over emphasise how much I am impressed by PR entrepreneur Renae Smith who only has her staff working from Tuesday through Thursday: This is incredible. Renae is an entrepreneur who is…
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How to be an effective early stage employee. Hint: be helpful.

How to be an effective early stage employee. Hint: be helpful. | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
My first job was working for David Ossip at Workbrain. David used to jokingly call me GPSG: General Purpose Smart Guy. I was young, I was inexperienced, but I was hungry to learn. In that first role…
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Would You Want the "Right to Disconnect" from Work?

Would You Want the "Right to Disconnect" from Work? | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
French workers now have the “right to disconnect,” or more appropriately, a new law instructs companies to ask workers on how they can—if at all—be contacted outside of the office or during non-work hours. Would you want that right for yourself?
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Why Employers Are Rolling Back Raises

Why Employers Are Rolling Back Raises | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Many companies boosted worker pay in order to comply with President Obama’s overtime rule. Now, that rule may never get implemented.
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Millennial Hires Are Being Neglected--And It's Costing Businesses Millions

Millennial Hires Are Being Neglected--And It's Costing Businesses Millions | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Poor or non-existent on-boarding programs could literally be costing you millions of dollars.
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How to Stop Short-Term Thinking at America’s Companies

How to Stop Short-Term Thinking at America’s Companies | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
U.S. companies are hyper-focused on quarterly earnings. What can be done to push them to invest more in the years and decades ahead?
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Busyness Is Not Productiveness

Busyness Is Not Productiveness | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
While most of us view a packed calendar as an indicator of success, busyness is not productiveness. Learn about cognitive overload and being overwhelmed.
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Work. Walk 5 Minutes. Work.

Work. Walk 5 Minutes. Work. | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Standing up and walking around for five minutes every hour during the workday could lift your mood, combat lethargy and even dull hunger pangs.
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Frontier’s customer service chief resigns

Frontier’s customer service chief resigns | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Frontier Airlines will have the opportunity to bring in a new executive next year to shape up its troubled customer service record.
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What makes a company a ‘best place to work’?

What makes a company a ‘best place to work’? | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Glassdoor has released its annual Best Places to Work list for 2017 and while a diverse group of companies are represented, there are common elements that experts say the best employers share.
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Would You Rather: Bad Boss Edition – The Billfold

Would You Rather: Bad Boss Edition – The Billfold | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
If you’re a lucky duck, your boss at work is like a very good piece of furniture — unobtrusive yet supportive and there when you need it. The taxonomy of good bosses ranges far and wide: there are…
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The Art of the Switch: How Changing Industries Can Work for You

The Art of the Switch: How Changing Industries Can Work for You | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
TL;DR: In my journey from theology to hedge funds to tech entrepreneurship, I learned a lot of valuable lessons about how to successfully switch careers. My career has taken many unexpected turns…
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