December 2016 archive

Dec 31

Meet Khe Hy, the Oprah for Millennials – Dec. 30, 2016

How do you live a more fulfilled life? Khemaridh ‘Khe’ Hy quit his lucrative Wall Street career in 2015 to find the answer to that question. His weekly email has become a ‘must read’ for Millennials in Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Source: Meet Khe Hy, the Oprah for Millennials – Dec. 30, 2016 by …

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Dec 30

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

Technical competence matters for managers. Source: If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work   “People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses,” according to an old saw. Our research suggests there’s truth behind this saying: bosses matter far more for employee job satisfaction than any other …

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Dec 10

8 Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees | Inc.com

Leadership always starts with great communication, so amazing bosses use these phrases daily. Source: 8 Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees | Inc.com Whether you’re managing an intern or running an entire business, your employees’ success (and your own skin) depends on your leadership. Thankfully, the solution for motivating your team and squashing any …

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Dec 09

6 Big Things the Best Employees Always Demand From Their Companies | Inc.com

If you want people to stay, you’ve got to get them right. Source: 6 Big Things the Best Employees Always Demand From Their Companies | Inc.com What are the best ways a company can attract talent when just starting out? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by …

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Dec 09

The 4 Styles of Startup Leadership | Inc.com

Which best describes you? Source: The 4 Styles of Startup Leadership | Inc.com “What’s your management style?” is a classic job interview question most people come across as soon as they start supervising others. In response, job seekers dutifully come up with some vaguely flattering and self-descriptive answer that they tweak slightly depending on what …

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Dec 09

Asking for a Raise: Dos and Don’ts for Your Career

Source: Asking for a Raise: Dos and Don’ts for Your Career The conversation doesn’t need to be terrifying. The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “How do you ask for a …

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Dec 06

How to Use Culture as One of Your Most Important Growth Engines

Consider These Important Questions to Help You Differentiate and Grow Your Company Source: How to Use Culture as One of Your Most Important Growth Engines | Inc.com Commentary by Suzie Elliott, Head of Human Resources, Farmers Insurance® When people talk about a company’s culture, they typically refer to something that’s hard to pin down. It’s …

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Dec 06

You Only Get Better With Feedback

Unless somebody tells you what you’re doing right and wrong, you’re going to have a tough time deciding what to do more and what to stop doing altogether. Source: You Only Get Better With Feedback When is the last time you asked your customers for feedback? Did you encourage open and honest feedback? Did you …

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Dec 06

3 Simple Skills Every Spectacular Leader Masters

Leading today is hard but there are really just three key competencies you need to master to be spectacular. Source: 3 Simple Skills Every Spectacular Leader Masters Leading today is complicated. Our teams are global and virtual. Our hierarchies are flatter. Our environments are more collaborative. On top of that, there are so many different …

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Dec 06

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It’s Not More Money) | Inc.com

Deep down, every human being wants to find meaning in his or her work. Source: What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It’s Not More Money) | Inc.com Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you’ve never imagined? In Give and Take, Adam Grant says that when people …

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