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Why you will fail to have a great career

Filed in Candidates, Recruiting by on December 17, 2014
Why you will fail to have a great career

The pursuit of a great career. Is it really just a matter of luck or is that the excuse you’re telling yourself? According to Larry Smith, a professor of economics at the University of Waterloo, people don’t pursue their passion because of the fabricated stories they tell themselves. Most people have an perceived line between the “madness & […]

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The Secret Sauce For Employee Engagement

Filed in Clients, Culture by on December 15, 2014
The Secret Sauce For Employee Engagement

There are many disturbing stats regarding employee engagement. 79% of employers believe they have a significant retention and engagement problem. 75% of them are struggling to attract and recruit the top people they need. Want to know where you stand? Check out the employee engagement calculator. Studies around successful workplace culture inside some of the […]

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Fuel Your Team With Empathy At Work

Filed in Clients, Culture, Leadership by on December 12, 2014
Fuel Your Team With Empathy At Work

In the 2009 book Wired to Care, strategy consultant Dev Patnaik argues that a major flaw in contemporary business practice is a lack of empathy. Empathy fuels connection. Sympathy drives disconnection. Empathy encompasses a broad range of emotional states, including: – caring for other people and having a desire to help them; – experiencing emotions […]

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5 Greatest Values Of Forgotten Business Ideas

Filed in Candidates, Clients, Leadership by on December 10, 2014
5 Greatest Values Of Forgotten Business Ideas

In 2011, Big Think ran excerpts from all the lessons that made up their first online course, Great Big Ideas. Our entire history of innovation is very much the story of how old ideas are rediscovered, and the way that succeeding generations find new applications for these ideas. There is a lot of value in revisiting […]

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Make A List, Check It Twice

Filed in Candidates, Clients by on December 4, 2014
Make A List, Check It Twice

Is your to-do list endless? Are there things on your list that just never seem to get crossed off? If you’re like most people, the list just gets longer and more frustrating daily. So how can you make your to-do list work for you? Step 1: List everything. It’s happened to everyone. You’re just about […]

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