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Working Long Hours

Hourly wages and the classic 40-hour work week have trained us to measure our labor by the number of hours we log. However, this mindset is dead wrong when applied to today’s professionals. The value of lawyers, consultants, and analysts isn’t the time they spend, but the value they create …

5 Conversations to have with New Employees

within the first few days of starting a new role or hiring a new employee, it is a good idea to have one or more, informal meetings that cover the following topics: 1. What is the employee’s expectations of you? Good to find out how the new employee likes to …

8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses

1. Business is an ecosystem, not a battlefield. Average bosses see business as a conflict between companies, departments and groups. Extraordinary bosses see business as a symbiosis where the most diverse firm is most likely to survive and thrive. They naturally create teams that adapt easily to new markets and …

DISC Assessment

Dominance People who score high in the intensity of the “D” styles factor are very active in dealing with problems and challenges, while low “D” scores are people who want to do more research before committing to a decision. High “D” people are described as demanding, forceful, egocentric, strong willed, …

How Larry Page Changed Meetings At Google

Every meeting must have one clear decision maker. If there’s no decision maker — or no decision to be made — the meeting shouldn’t happen. No more than 10 people should attend. Every person should give input, otherwise they shouldn’t be there. No decision should ever wait for a meeting. …

The 5 Qualities of Remarkable Bosses

1. Develop every employee Sure, you can put your primary focus on reaching targets, achieving results, and accomplishing concrete goals—but do that and you put your leadership cart before your achievement horse. Without great employees, no amount of focus on goals and targets will ever pay off. Employees can only …