A new study found that an overwhelming number of employees blame poor collaboration for failures in the workplace. Here’s an infographic that explores where these collaboration breakdowns happen — and how to prevent them in the future.
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The Surprising Truth About What Really Affects Our Productivity at Work Wasted time at work is a frustrating, costly issue for both employers and employees. But it’s not an insurmountable problem. It turns out much of the blame can be traced back to a single source. And it’s not social media, which often gets blamed. Instead, the culprit [...]
Even though the stock market remains volatile and job creation lags, organizations must work to recruit and establish meaningful connections with their employees. These connections go beyond the standard CEO weekly email and involve interactions with peers, managers, and other organizational leaders. Employee engagement is not just an annual review process. It’s a monthly, daily [...]
Here’s a confession. I want to be able to think like Merlin Mann. [audio:http://s.rypplecdn.com/mwm/audio/MWM-Merlin-Mann.mp3|titles=Merlin Mann] He’s really smart on the topic of productivity, and in fact some part of his success comes from 43Folders.com which is a reference to David Allen’s Getting Things Done system. But his work is not just about productivity. It’s about creativity [...]
Dear Traditional Employee Performance Management: Please Rest In Peace. Sincerely, The Next-Generation Worker. Although Gen Y is notorious for requiring frequent and meaningful real-time feedback, Gen Y simply demands what all generations of workers want. All workers want to know where they stand, don’t they? In today’s environment, the ability to make timely adjustments needed [...]
We’re all doing more with less. Work seems to be expanding exponentially, yet we have fewer employees to do that work. We often talk about getting more productivity from our employees, but what about the people managing those employees? Managers are swamped with multiple projects, tasked with coaching and growing their often overworked employees, and [...]