ICYMI: Deloitte ditches performance rankings

March 20, 2015

In case you missed it volume three! The hottest headlines covering workplace culture, performance and management. Performance review overhaul Do you dread your performance review? Do you question its authenticity and impact on your team? Do you find it outdated and meaningless? According to research, only 23% of HR pros surveyed say they’re satisfied with their…

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Avoiding a job burnout: How to reignite your passion for work

March 17, 2015

Feeling burnout this time of year isn’t uncommon. It’s been a long (and for some of us very snowy) winter. We are all desperate for spring, sunshine and some inspiration.   Experiencing a job burnout is also not that uncommon.   If you are fortunate enough to be unfamiliar with the term job burnout, it’s…

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#ICYMI: Gen Y Update — Your opinion on Millennials is all wrong

March 13, 2015

In case you missed it (ICYMI), here’s the quick and dirty on the hottest topics covering business and workplace culture circling the internet this week! Gen Y Update: Your opinion on Millennials is all wrong… Hold the phone, the stereotypes you think to be true of Millennials might have been proven wrong. A recent report…

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Unplugging: A Lesson in Mindfulness

March 10, 2015

In my quest to make 2015 a year of living more joyously, authentically and gracefully, I thought I should jump on the bandwagon of the hottest (and maybe oldest!) health trends out there — mindfulness. Mindfulness, a meditative practice dating back thousands of years, has roots in Buddhism. Meditating encourages you to focus on the…

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Cheers to you! Happy International Employee Appreciation Day

March 6, 2015

According to the Internet, today is International Employee Appreciation Day. So cheers to all of us! We have all seen dozens of articles, blog posts and twitter rants on the disengaged, unmotivated workforce. We know the hard truth: 70% of U.S. workers are disengaged. We also know that happy employees lead to hefty profits. But…

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Women Who Rule the World

March 3, 2015

Women are having a bigger impact in the world than ever before. In honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015, I started thinking about all the incredible women who are changing the way we see the world, not just in business, but in charitable, social and political endeavors. There are phenomenal females spearheading change…

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ICYMI: Workplace stress is killing 120,000 people a year

February 20, 2015

In case you missed it (#ICYMI). Here’s the skinny on this week’s stories covering workplace culture and behavior. Work-related stress is fatal. A recent study from Harvard Business School and Stanford Business School is making serious headlines both on and offline. The study found health problems stemming from job stress can lead to fatal conditions…

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Building Your Personal Brand

February 19, 2015

Personal branding isn’t reserved for all-star athletes, celebrities and reality TV stars trying to make a quick buck. You don’t need an empire to differentiate yourself, you just need to get a little creative. The fact of the matter is, people like doing business with people, not companies. So let’s take a page out of…

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Eat. Pray. Work.

February 10, 2015

I am getting ready for vacation and asked a few friends for book recommendations. I wanted something fun (and dare I say trashy) that I won’t be humiliated to be seen with reading at the pool or beach.   A friend of mine recommended Eat, Pray, Love, a book that I love (not so much…

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Workplace epidemic: Knowledge hoarding

February 2, 2015

We’ve all seen the Fast Company and Inc. articles detailing the personality traits and characteristics of unbearable coworkers. Obnoxious people and their distracting tendencies are in no short supply. Each office is filled with the ramblers, the loud talkers, the procrastinators, the over-sharers, the dominators and the easily offended. But the one group that gets…

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