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Leaders are Made, Not Born - 09/18/2015

All managers have similar problems. How to evoke a sense of responsibility among employees? What to do if there is too much of tasks? Do I need to be friends with my subordinates? Denny Strigl, a manager with years of experience, and Frank Swiatek, a business consultant, answer the most important questions in their book "Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?" A few tips you can use right now: The...

Dream Job (Google Version) - 09/16/2015

Google – this is colorful slides and bean bags, free delicacies, sleep capsules and bikes in the office; also, the company has been recognized as the best employer in the world. Happy people working together and having a great time - looks like a paradise, right? Here’s a story in the first person about all the secrets of Google’s HR politics: how the company looks for, hires and works with the...

Neoteric Salespeople - 09/08/2015

In order to survive in a business environment, driven by digital technology, a salesperson must think and act more like a marketer. To succeed, salespeople need to take matters into their own hands and work more closely with the business marketing’s component. "The road to success in sales is thinking like a marketer and selling like a star" - says John Jantsch, creator of applied marketing and...

Time to Give Up Your Goals - 09/01/2015

It is time to admit that the traditional goal setting is not working. This writes Danielle LaPorte - author of the book " The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul". Danielle advocates that we should not make a list of what we want but how we want to feel. And here are four reasons to abandon the "old" goals. 1. Harassment target starts to weigh on you. The purpose ceases to be...

Don't Be Afraid of Procrastination - 08/26/2015

Did you open this post while working on a project? Or just had a moment alone and decided to read something? In any case, we are glad for your attention, but today, let’s talk about procrastination. Author of the book “Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example” considers the nature of procrastination. What we are dealing with Procrastination is the plague of the...

Bad Habits of Good People, or How to Work Comfortably - 08/20/2015

Situations that cause estrangement between colleagues, provoke disagreement and are bad for productivity show up at work from time to time. It is not so important whether the reason for this in ourselves or others. What matters more, it can be prevented. The four-second rule says: "Take a break. Think about it. Do it". Peter Bregman, an author of Wall Street Journal’s bestseller “18 minutes”,...

How to Find Out a Leader in Your Team - 08/17/2015

Why employees do not master their leadership skills? How is it possible to identify the hidden leaders? How to develop leadership skills among employees? Almost every team has employees who have leadership instincts, but for some reason do not show their abilities, or simply are not aware of them. It is crucial to know who is a potential leader. First, if the company has unrealized leaders, they...

Standing in Awe of Cash - 08/10/2015

Will cash disappear from our everyday life? Many are heralding the coming triumph of the latest technology, firmly believing in it. But as turned correspondent BBC Future it out, the real situation is much more complicated. Of course, it is hard keep oneself from foretelling the imminent decline of cash. And so do people – they are predicting the disappearance of money in physical form for the...

Ichak Adizes: Why We Marry, Why We Need a Purpose in Life and How to Cope with Bad Habits - 08/07/2015

The world-famous business consultant Ichak Adizes can give valuable advice not only in the field of business. In his book "Insights on Personal Growth" he discusses personal themes with the reader. His notes and essays about love, marriage, the meaning of life and many other things - a really useful food for thought. Here are a few extracts from the book. The devil is in the bustle The fussier...

Upbeat negotiations define the talks between Greece and its lenders - 08/05/2015

Will Alexis Tsipras be able to navigate the bailout accord through Greek’s fractious parliament? Having tied the Gordian knot, Tsipras should be able to deliver this. Greek’s creditors and Greece have been upbeat and optimistic on brokering a deal which will come to fruition within a couple of days which will see billions of euros flow into Greece so as to help it kick start the financial reform...
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