If you want to take a more proactive approach and be notified whenever something positive or negative comes up, here is a list of free tools you can use to take control of your digital presence once and for all.
A colleague is out sick, and suddenly it's fallen on you to deliver a crucial client presentation. The saliva dries up in your mouth, your heart races. You briefly consider heading home sick yourself, before moving into the conference room to discover your boss has decided to sit in. If you were in danger of failing before, now your anxiety has made failure a foregone conclusion.
We've all experienced the crippling effects of job performance anxiety. But far from being uniquely relegated to nightmare scenarios like the one outlined above, anxiety is a pervasive aspect of office life, says Harvard Business School Assistant Professor Alison Wood Brooks.
More and more, LinkedIn looks like the winning social media tool for business networking. Whether you are trying to grow your reach, find content, explore opportunities or recruit talent, this virtual meeting place is for many the first and last stop. You'll do well to really explore the depth of resources on LinkedIn so you can more easily build and manage a powerful network. But features are constantly changing and your behavior must adapt. Even some good ideas can become annoying to other users very quickly.Below is a list of 20 dos and don'ts to keep you current and well-liked among the LinkedIn crowd. Ignore them and you'll be blocked and made a pariah. Follow them diligently and you can meet wonderful people and propel yourself down the path to networking success...
We’ve all had the experience—over and over all the time. You go down to the street to wait for the bus (the train, the subway, the boat); you know that buses come roughly every 10 minutes, so you expect to wait about 5 minutes (arriving, on average, in the middle of the between-buses interval). But in fact, we all know that almost always you have to wait longer than that! Is this an illusion we’ve developed over the centuries because we believe in the “persistence of bad luck,” or is it, perhaps, something real?
It is, in fact, a real phenomenon, and this result can even be proved mathematically. Because you arrived after the last bus has left, your overall waiting time is, on average, longer than half the average interval of 10 minutes.
By Jaume Llopis & Joan E. Ricart Over many years Jaume Llopis and Joan E. Ricart have interviewed more than 200 managers that have attended their classroom to explain to MBA students what the priorities for top managers in organisations are.
Every brand wants to be where its consumers are — that’s always been a fact. But a lot of business leaders are still hesitant to merge into mobile, the place most millennials and Baby Boomers are today — a trend that only seems to be progressing.
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Infographic: Resistance to change in organisations - Understanding the most common reasons employees resist change - Torben Rick (Infographic: Resistance to change in organisations http://t.co/0i0vS43aIt)...
The success of smartphones and tablets over the last five years or so has been helped in no small part by the huge number of apps available to users. These handy little add-ons make life easier; there are apps for grocery shopping, banking, social networks and pretty much anything you can think of.
The thing is, how many of these apps are actually productive? Do they enable you to perform your job better? Does it give you the ability to work on the move in a way that hasn’t been possible since, well, ever?
Take advantage of modern technology to increase your effectiveness in, and outside, the office. Here’s five apps which have been proven to increase the productiveness of people at all levels of business.
With the cooling resources boom, the falling Australian dollar, the new government and rebounding business confidence – what better time for Australian businesses to start thinking about where future prosperity will come from.
In Deloitte’s preview release of Positioning for Prosperity? we focus on where Australia will find its next waves of economic growth. Plus, we take a deep dive into our current wave, mining and the five new fronts; agribusiness, gas, international education, tourism and wealth management.
The professional network announces a slew of new mobile app features, including its integration with several mail services including Gmail -- though not Microsoft Exchange. (A good #in mobile app would help!