• Coworking

    Many people think that working remotely from home is the ideal work situation. But, research by Emergent Research shows that coworking is the ideal. Coworking spaces are shared, member-based work spaces where remote corporate workers, startup employees...
  • Global Telework Survey Results

    PGI published their 2016 Global Telework Survey . Knowledge workers from around the world were asked about their telecommuting habits and the overall state of remote work. What collaboration and conferencing tools are workers using? Has telecommuting...
  • Holiday Office Party Do's and Don'ts

    G&A Partners created a “Holiday Office Party Dos & Don’ts” infographic. How can you survive the potential pitfalls of the annual office party?
  • Deloitte CMO with host Erin Andrews talk about Multiculturalism

    In the video above, Diana O’Brien, Deloitte CMO, talks with sportscaster Erin Andrews about how to empower women and other minorities. “My job is to capture the hearts and minds of our employees and our customers and I need to come with the...
  • Halloween Spending in 2017

    Did you celebrate Halloween? If so, you are one of the 179 million Americans spending a record $9.1 billion, according to the National Retail Federation . Will you celebrate by wearing a costume? Will you celebrate by handing out candy ? ...
  • A Leader’s Pledge

    Douglas R. Conant is the former CEO of Campbell Soup Company. When he became CEO in 2001, Campbell's had lost half its market value, sales were declining, and employees were losing their jobs. He immediately worked with his team to implement The Campbell...
  • Interviews may not be the best way to hire a person

    Instead of asking interview questions, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford University, Bob Sutton says to do his suggestions (below) instead. Use social media to research the person. Conduct a project with the person. Find people...
  • 72andSunny Published a Diversity Playbook That It Wants All Companies to ‘Steal’

    72andSunny Published a Diversity Playbook That It Wants All Companies to ‘Steal’ as part of the company's global mission to expand and diversity the creative class (advertising agencies and clients). The Playbook offers key insights as...
  • Merriam-Webster adds new words 2017 - Internet of Things and Onboarding

    Merriam-Webster added 250 new words to the dictionary. Two words used in management are Internet of Things and Onboarding. Internet of Things is the networking capability that allows information to be sent to and received from objects and devices...
  • Millennials at Work

    Are you a Millennial? If so, you were born between 1980 and 2000 and are entering the workforce. Millennials are fundamentally changing the rules of a game called “work”. The attached report "Collaboration Generation: The Rise of Millennials...
  • Humility is Important

    Corey Thomas, president and CEO of Rapid7, describes what he learned about leadership as a young man: "My first job was as a janitor for local churches in Georgia, where I grew up. And there were some important leadership lessons there. You learn...
  • How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight

    The Explainer: How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight by Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Jean L. Kahwajy, L.J. Bourgeois III The six tactics below can create productive conflict with a focus on issues, not personalities. more information multiple...
  • Labor Union Approval is Increasing

    Gallup reports that "Americans' approval of labor unions has risen to 61%, the highest since 2003. A new high of 39% say unions should have more influence." A Google search for "any company that has a union, deserves a union"...
  • Next Leap for Robots

    The video above from the Wall Street Journal discusses how robot developers say they are close to a breakthrough — getting automated robots to pick items off shelves and pack them for shipping. Advances in technology have implications for managers...
  • Generation Z is the largest single population segment

    Generation Z are those people born between 1997 and 2015. The oldest members of the generation are now 20 and some have entered the workforce. Euclid Analytics reports that Gen-Z uses mobile apps and features on mobile phones more than other demographic...
  • Persuasive Techniques

    The infographic above is about persuading customers. But, managers must persuade internal customers - those we work with. These techniques should work well with your team. To persuade others: Use visuals. Tell a story. Keep it simple. Convey...
  • Three Ways Managers Can Increase Collaboration

    In the video above, John Baldoni, leadership educator, says that managers can increase collaboration on a project by employing a three-step methodology. Comment. Ask your employees to tell you in their own words what the project is all about. Contribute...
  • Mobile Facts

    Even though the infographic above, compiled by the team behind Website Builder , was written about mobile marketing, it is relevant to management. Benefits of using smartphones include the possibility to send location and time-sensitive information. ...
  • Generation Y in the Workplace

    Generation Y (Millennials) account for an increasingly large part of the US workforce. PayScale , in the infographic above, gives us more information about Gen Y in the workplace. Are you part of Generation Y? Which jobs does Gen Y prefer? Do they...
  • Flu Facts

    Staples' annual cold and flu survey reveals how far some employees would go to keep illness away from them, and the office. How can managers avoid cold and flu in the workplace? What can managers do to maintain a healthy work environment?
  • State of the American Workplace 2017

    Gallup has conducted in-depth research to help managers and leaders optimize their attraction, retention, engagement and performance strategies during a time of extraordinary change. It can be found in "State of the American Workforce." (See...
  • Happy Valentine's Day 2017!

    According to NRF’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights, U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average $136.57 for Valentine's Day. “Valentine’s Day continues to be a popular gift-giving occasion even if consumers are being...
  • How to give feedback

    We all need feedback in order to improve. But, when can feedback feel like criticism? Share a time when you wish you had received feedback, but did not. How can a manager avoid giving negative feedback and motivate employees?
  • The world of work is changing

    Using the infographic above, outline the shifts in work throughout the years. How has the social/cultural environment changed? What will the world of work look like for future generations?
  • The Growth Of The Autonomous Car Market

    In the infographic and article above, you will discover: The history of autonomous cars The challenges involved in engineering the coveted autonomous car How DARPA have been involved in testing driverless cars The advent of Google X The science...