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  • Why Work-Life Balance is a Myth

    9:57 AM Monday February 09, 2015

    Most of us agree that the concept of work-life balance is a myth —and that it only reinforces the zero-sum thinking that work is work and life is life. The delayed gratification inherent in the learn-earn-return model of career stages doesn’t resonate with our innate desire to live each day to the fullest. To read more, click here.

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  • Defensive Behavior and the Bosses That Provoke It

    7:45 AM Monday January 12, 2015

    Defensiveness. It’s ugly. We don’t want to do it, but we do it nonetheless. Driven by fear and emotion, our brains shut down and we lose the ability to think and relate to others. Being defensive has derailed many careers, as it impedes one’s ability to learn from mistakes, build strong interpersonal relationships, accept and benefit from differing  perspectives, accept accountability for poor outcomes, or take initiative. To read more, click here.

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  • The False Dichotomy of Wages Vs. Profits

    11:37 AM Monday December 22, 2014

    For more than 10 years, I worked as an executive in the fast food industry, and during my tenure, I believed that increasing the hourly wages of frontline employees would lead to lower profits. I now know I was wrong. According to Zeynep Ton, a professor of operations management at MIT, companies can provide good, well-paying jobs and drive profits at the same time. Choosing one over the other is, according to Ton, an “unnecessary sacrifice.” During a recent conversation...[to read more click here]

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