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Why Amazon Is Copying Zappos and Paying Employees to Quit

Why Amazon Is Copying Zappos and Paying Employees to Quit | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
It's about making work personal.
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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
Why don't successful people and organizations automatically become very successful?
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Google's Secret To Attracting The Best Talent In The World

Google's Secret To Attracting The Best Talent In The World | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
While allowing people to truly enjoy their work.
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Tribal leadership and focusing on the company rather than individuals are key to the strongest companies.

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Why Lies in the Office Aren't All Bad

"Lying is bad, right? Especially lying to the boss. But sometimes a little dishonesty can be more helpful than you think."

 

"You do not always get your way by being direct. Instead, you have to find a way to bridge the gaps between your values and the culture you work in."

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4 Ways to Train Your Brain for Positivity

4 Ways to Train Your Brain for Positivity | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
Not a natural optimist? Use these simple exercises to train your brain to more easily pick out the positive. (Interesting @Inc article on ways to train your brain to be more positive.
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The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) - Forbes

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) - Forbes | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret.
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Why External Hires Get Paid More, and Perform Worse, than Internal Staff - Knowledge@Wharton

Why External Hires Get Paid More, and Perform Worse, than Internal Staff - Knowledge@Wharton | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
Why External Hires Get Paid More, and Perform Worse, than Internal Staff by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
Rebecca Mackintosh's insight:

More needs to be done to grow people internally.

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Stealing Time: How Highly Productive People Get More Done

Stealing Time: How Highly Productive People Get More Done | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
You can get discouraged by all the things that take minutes here and there from your day--or you can steal some of that time back.
Rebecca Mackintosh's insight:

Waiting for conference calls to start or the Tube are great times to catch up on the little things and buy back more time for later.

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How to Defuse an Anger Bomb

How to Defuse an Anger Bomb | Becca's Scoops | Scoop.it
Is other people's anger holding you back from being successful? A Harvard psychiatrist tells how to deal with rage at work.
Rebecca Mackintosh's insight:

The ability to deal raging colleagues and clients doesn't make their behaviour any more excusable, but understanding and not reacting angrily yourself make s for a better, more civilised working environment in the long term.

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