The Single Worst Way to Answer a Question. Any Question. All Questions
Why do people do this over and over again?
Warren Buffett Says the Ultimate Test of How You’ve Lived Your Life Boils Down to 1 Powerful Word
How many of us can truly measure up to this?
Why You Should Apply Entrepreneurial Thinking to Every Big Decision You Make
Entrepreneurs are experts at making tough choices and managing change. They teach others how to take risks in their own lives.
The Shocking Truth That HR Groups Never Admit
Never mind what it says in your employee handbook. There’s a huge hidden agenda.
5 Things Employees Displaying Emotional Intelligence Do When People Push Their Buttons
How do you handle conflict?
Star Wharton Professor Adam Grant: Work Should Finish at 3 p.m.
A raft of research shows a huge percentage of our work days are wasted. Is leaving earlier the answer?
4 Annoying Email Subject Lines to Stop Using Immediately
Your subject line is your email’s first impression. Make it a good one.
Why Some People Are Passive Aggressive (and How to Change Their Behavior)
The sooner you root out this toxic behavior, the sooner your team will achieve its maximum strength.
Amazon Just Secured a Truly Creepy New Patent. Your Home Life Will Never Be the Same Again
Can you even imagine this? You may have to.
The Perils Of An Absentee Boss
The absentee boss. Many of us have experienced this phenomenon. A boss who is hands-off and never gives feedback to the team.
Loneliness May Be The Biggest Threat To Mental Health Today
As World Mental Health day rolls around again, there’s a lot of reminders about the individual habits that contribute to mental health—exercising, putting your phone down, going to therapy, eating well—and the requisite prompts about reaching out to friends or family who are depressed, and seeking help if you are..
How To Build A Solutions-Oriented Team
I consider myself a fairly even-keeled person, and it takes a lot to set me off. However, one thing that really makes me angry is when people I interact with present problems but fail to offer solutions.
Billion Dollars Or Bust: A Scorecard Of Whether 75 Promising Startups Became Unicorns
The Federal Trade Commission kicked off a marathon series of hearings on Thursday into competition and consumer protection issues in the latest sign of growing scrutiny of the digital economy by US policymakers and enforcers.
How E-Commerce Leader PetSafe’s ‘Pet-Centric’ Customer Service Culture Drives Customer Engagement
Has customer engagement fallen off as your company has grown? If so, I can hazard a guess why.
Why your boss lacks emotional intelligence
The heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon.
How clutter causes stress and anxiety (and what you can do about it)
It’s the art of cutting out clutter from your life and only keeping the things that reflect who you really want to be.
Amazon pay raise could have big impact, including in Phoenix
Amazon.com’s efforts to raise worker pay to at least $15 an hour could have big impacts as other retailers start raising their pay as well.
JPMorgan’s requirement for new staff: coding lessons
With technology shaping the future of banking, financial services groups are developing software to help them boost efficiency, create innovative products, and fend off the threat from start-ups and tech giants.
Leadership Lesson: Got E.I.? Now learn how to apply it
E.I.? Emotional intelligence. Another leadership (and management) passing fad? Or, is this something to learn and apply to our good practices toolbox?
Invest in you: Do your employees know they’re valued?
As a female executive, you have likely experienced a variety of highs and lows in your career. It’s also probable that you have been part of a toxic work environment and felt undervalued. However, now that you are in a position of leadership, you can create the culture of positivity that you longed for. Here are several ways you can make your employees feel valued.
Long commutes drive employees to quit
Nearly one quarter of U.S. employees say they’ve left a job because of their lousy commute.
A survey by staffing firm Robert Half finds that staffers in Seattle, Denver, Austin and San Francisco say their commute has gotten worse.
NSA cybersecurity adviser asks SA businesses for help with Chinese hacks
AT&T is returning fire on the U.S. Department of Justice over the appeal of its Time Warner acquisition in key filing that will help determine the future of the case.
The telecom and media giant (NYSE: T) took more than 60 pages to make its case for why approval of the merger shouldn’t be overturned after the DOJ used more than 70 pages to argue its side last month.
Tech workers now want to know: What are we building this for?
Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how the technology is being used.
Musk’s ultimatum to Tesla: Fight the SEC, or I quit
Securities and Exchange Commission officials were understandably taken aback Thursday morning when Tesla’s board — and its chairman, Elon Musk — abruptly pulled out of a carefully crafted settlement.
Oral arguments set for Dec. 6 in appeal of AT&T, Time Warner merger
The United States Department of Justice filed an appeal earlier this year after Judge Richard Leon in June gave the Dallas-based company (NYSE: T) the green light for its acquisition of Time Warner for about $85 billion.
Report: Carriers score ‘fair’ rating in video quality as AT&T lags
AT&T may be betting big on video, but the quality of that technology ranked last among the big carriers, a new report says.
AT&T internet outages reported across DFW after fire at facility
Widespread AT&T internet outages were being reported across the DFW area on Monday after an electrical fire at an AT&T facility, officials said.
Georgia DOT to expand broadband along interstate highways
A plan to extend across Georgia a fiber-optic network that provides traffic updates along interstate highways primarily in metro Atlanta could help increase broadband availability in underserved rural communities.