How Teaching Can Make You Unforgettable

How Teaching Can Make You Unforgettable

Recently, I posed this question on Twitter: "What was the name of your favorite teacher and what did he/she teach?" I immediately got nearly a dozen responses, and the enthusiasm was palpable. English, history, economics, drums and literature teachers were lauded by fellow Twitterers who noted…
Research: Female Managers Focus More on Well-Being of Workers

Research: Female Managers Focus More on Well-Being of Workers

Corporate women in America are more burned out than men, but continue to offer greater support to their teams than their male counterparts, finds a new study from LeanIn.Org and McKinsey and Co. Specifically, the study of 400 organizations employing 12 million people, found that women leaders…
Research: Internal Moves Smarter Than Job Hopping

Research: Internal Moves Smarter Than Job Hopping

Job hopping has become more prevalent, especially as workers look for better paychecks and opportunities. But could you be making a mistake by leaving your current job, one that will hurt you financially and professionally in the long run? New research from The Wharton School…
Why You Need to Let Your Top Performer Go

Why You Need to Let Your Top Performer Go

As a manager, would you let your top performer go to another department without a fight? Probably not. Most managers aren't going to let their best employee waltz off to work for another manager. But this "talent hoarding" is exactly what low-performing, non-agile, slow-to-change companies…
Should You Work With a Spouse?

Should You Work With a Spouse?

I've never watched "Sister Wives" before, but caught an episode last night where all the wives quit their jobs and moved from Utah to Las Vegas, Nev. with their husband. As I understand it, they want to launch a family business together, although they have…
Is Technology Making You Rude?

Is Technology Making You Rude?

Nearly everyone has a story about someone at work who has been rude. Perhaps it was the boss who sent a snippy e-mail or the co-worker who made snarky comments, but workplace civility often seems to have gone the way of the typewriter. The deeper…