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Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee | Better You | Scoop.it
We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2,500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear:  companies are struggling to engage our modern, 21st century workforce. This is a worldwide issue. Gallup research shows that only 13% of employees around [...]
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How to Immediately Improve Your Life (Hint: It Starts With Improving the Lives of Others)

How to Immediately Improve Your Life (Hint: It Starts With Improving the Lives of Others) | Better You | Scoop.it
Last week a few HuffPost editors and I were treated to a visit by Bill Drayton and Mary Gordon. Bill Drayton is the founder of Ashoka and a longtime champion of social entrepreneurship, a term that he coined and that has now spread across the world.
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How to Give a Killer Presentation

How to Give a Killer Presentation | Better You | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Zig Ziglar: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life - Forbes

Zig Ziglar: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life - Forbes | Better You | Scoop.it
Zig Ziglar died today at age 86. A World War II veteran, Zig Ziglar became the top sales person in several organizations before striking out on his own as a motivational speaker and trainer.
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Report: Remote Workers More Engaged, Committed

Report: Remote Workers More Engaged, Committed | Better You | Scoop.it
Business consultant and entrepreneur Scott Edinger says that office proximity may make your team less connected.
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Small Business Owners: Here's How to Manage Your Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Small Business Owners: Here's How to Manage Your Time [INFOGRAPHIC] | Better You | Scoop.it
Mavenlink created this infographic, which explores just how little time small business owners have on their hands.
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How strategists lead - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Strategic Thinking

How strategists lead - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Strategic Thinking | Better You | Scoop.it
A Harvard Business School professor reflects on what she has learned from senior executives about the unique value that strategic leaders can bring to their companies. A McKinsey Quarterly Strategy article.
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Meet The League Of Extraordinary Women: 60 Influencers Who Are Changing The World

Meet The League Of Extraordinary Women: 60 Influencers Who Are Changing The World | Better You | Scoop.it
The previously untold story of how an unprecedented network of high-achieving women from the world's largest companies, innovative startups, philanthropic organizations, government, and the arts combined forces to change the lives of girls and...
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10 Questions That Create Success

10 Questions That Create Success | Better You | Scoop.it

Want help focusing on what really matters? Ask yourself these on a daily basis. I have been coming back to these quite often and they never fail to make me feel happier. 

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The shared genius of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs

The shared genius of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs | Better You | Scoop.it
What Iconoclasts Elon Musk and Steve Jobs have in common is a rare mix of system-level design thinking powered by extraordinary conviction.
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Chris Anderson shares his tips for giving a killer presentation | TED Blog

Chris Anderson shares his tips for giving a killer presentation | TED Blog | Better You | Scoop.it
Watching curator Chris Anderson in speaker rehearsals before a TED conference feels like witnessing the zen of a longtime coach...
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Why You Never Finish Your To-Do Lists at Work (and How to Change That) - Forbes

Why You Never Finish Your To-Do Lists at Work (and How to Change That) - Forbes | Better You | Scoop.it
Do you rarely make it through your long list of to-dos each day? According to a LinkedIn survey last year, you're not alone. But we've found a few great tricks that'll increase your productivity and help you actually finish everything up.
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Eat your frog in the morning and nothing worse can happen to you the rest of the day. 

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The Seven Commandments Of Silicon Valley - Forbes

The Seven Commandments Of Silicon Valley - Forbes | Better You | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley is the world’s iconic ecosystem of innovation, the “Florence” of our time.  Yet the lessons that most people draw from it are often wrong.
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To Be Your Best, Try Being 'Uncomfortable' - Forbes

To Be Your Best, Try Being 'Uncomfortable' - Forbes | Better You | Scoop.it
It seems like our nature is geared toward comfort and the pursuit of comfort.  Isn't that the goal of our labors - to achieve some coziness?
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TED Blog | 12 great free online courses

TED Blog | 12 great free online courses | Better You | Scoop.it
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People | Better You | Scoop.it
The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think--and why it works.
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7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day

7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day | Better You | Scoop.it
Don't let a bad morning ruin your entire day. Use these mental tricks to change your momentum.
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