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“Sideways Is the New Up!”

Most organizations still assess employees’ skills by looking at their current roles and job titles. Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss propose a tried-and-tested alternative.

Education: Now Also a Company’s Business
Education: Now Also a Company’s Business

Employers say universities fail to adequately prepare people for jobs – and find they need to be more proactive as a result.

Nobody Is Perfect
Nobody Is Perfect
Nobody Is Perfect

Although we all know this adage is true, perfectionism remains one of the main obstacles on the way to achieving common goals and staying motivated. Here is how to overcome it.

“Are You Going to Talk About It or Be About It?”
“Are You Going to Talk About It or Be About It?”

We all face challenges in our lives, and the highs and lows are what make us. Actively dealing with these – sometimes stark – moments is the best way to find your purpose.

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Being the Agile Boss

Leverage a time of turbulence to co-create the future with hyper-empowered employees.

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John Seabrook

Has the Pandemic Transformed the Office Forever?

Office design is changing as leaders rethink the purpose of physical workspaces.

The New Yorker
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Upskilling

Upskilling comes in all shapes and forms.

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Gil Gildner

Making Remote Work Work

Work from home on your schedule. Sounds great! Where do I sign up?

Baltika Press
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The Power of Virtual Distance

Identify and reverse Virtual Distance’s negative effects on employee engagement, innovation and productivity.

Wiley
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Connection Culture, Second Edition

Give your employees connectedness to improve their health, happiness, engagement and productivity.

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The Hybrid Workplace
The Hybrid Workplace
The Hybrid Workplace

After the pandemic, there won't just be the office and the home office – but everything in between. Here are five points to consider.

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Pandemic burnout is real – including for those with cushy work-at-home jobs.

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Companies and Vaccination

The question of the vaccination status of colleagues receives ever greater attention and importance. How do companies deal with the new situation?

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Job Crafting Means Shaping Your Job to Enhance Your Well-Being!

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Job Crafting: Take Charge

Job crafting means proactively shaping your job to enhance your well-being. Although the concept has been around for a while, the pandemic has given it new relevance. Part I of this two-part series looks at what job crafting entails.

Job Crafting: A Skill for the Future
Job Crafting: A Skill for the Future

The concept has been around for 20 years. Yet the skills involved in job crafting are more pertinent to career success today than they have ever been before.  

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What Is Job Crafting?

Your job isn’t your dream job? That doesn’t mean it can’t be!

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Andy Storch

Own Your Career Own Your Life

Stop drifting through your working years; take charge of your career and start loving your life.

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Dave Hollis

Get Out of Your Own Way

A former self-help skeptic offers guidance for overcoming the lies that keep you from a richer, fuller life.

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Creative Calling

Unleash your creativity to channel a new source of personal power.

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Why Internal Mobility Needs to Be Part of Your Talent Strategy

Find out how an internal mobility program can benefit your organization – and what might stand in its way.

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