INSPIRED WORK ARTICLES
Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing. Warren Bennis In a recent Harvard Business School study, mid-managers emerged as the most disengaged of all workers. This isn’t a big surprise. Mid-managers are overworked, undervalued and are the most at-risk employees during lay-offs.
“Stop setting goals. Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them.” Stephen Covey For much of my early professional life, I was a sales manager in the staffing industry. I worked in three multi-national companies and one highly robust local firm. During
We used to derive our security from a job. Today we find our security from growth. In many ways, I believe this was always the case. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “I believe the most important characteristic parents ought to foster in their children is curiosity.” Active learning is
Who would you rather work for? United Airlines or Southwest Airlines? Google or Yahoo? Vons/Safeway or Trader Joe’s? Odds are high that you have identified the better employer with each example simply through word-of-mouth or direct customer experience. Or, you might be seriously interested in working for one of these organizations so
Six years ago, I went out on a first date kind of place called Le Petit Four. It is in an especially “tony” area in Los Angeles referred to as Sunset Plaza. Open area restaurants nuzzle up against world famous boutiques and paparazzi chase after their targets. Paul was dashing,
America seems to be at a crossroads. Through my research and feedback from our clients, I have come to the conclusion that many of our citizens are skeptical about their future. For example, a recent survey indicates that 48% of America’s workers view themselves as “underemployed.” That number speaks directly