Cascading goals confuses employees and leads to irrelevant and overly ambitious goal setting. Here is why your organization should avoid it.
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On behalf of Millennials who earned their stripes in the recession, I've put together a list of what Gen Y really needs to know about taking the first steps down the career path.
Most New Year's resolutions seldom last through January — much less for the entire year! So what goes wrong?
Does motivation lead to satisfaction or does satisfaction lead to motivation? It’s the classic chicken or egg debate. Is the onus on the employee to be motivated or on the employer to satisfy? Thousands of job advertisements looking for “ambitious, highly motivated” employees indicate that the popular belief is that motivation leads to satisfaction (for [...]
Do you ever wonder how some people always seem to have luck on their side? Whether you believe in luck or not, there is something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. Imagine if you could harness the power of luck to make good things happen in your life? For [...]
Motivating your team isn’t about cash rewards. In fact, research shows that the biggest motivator in the workplace isn’t money but, instead, competition and intrinsic rewards. But people are also motivated by other factors like schedule flexibility and understanding the connection between their goals and the larger goals of their company. You don’t have to [...]