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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Almost every generation thinks that the generation after it is spoiled, lazy, and unappreciative. But there are many more who want to work hard, learn a lot, and earn their promotions. The trick is being able to tell the difference.
Today, we're launching The Future of Work , a series that explores the changing nature of work through articles, interactive media, and social discussion.
Everyone comes to a moment in his or her life when they realize they are no longer ‘cool.’ So what happens when we’re managing people who seem to come from an entirely different planet? Here are a couple of ways to relate to your junior employee without being someone’s embarrassing drunk uncle.
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 [...]
The benefits of working from home have been well documented, spurring jealousy from many an office worker. Telecommuters can set their own work hours, work from wherever they choose, avoid long commutes, and enjoy some semblance of work-life balance. But what are the downsides of telecommuting? Here are some of the ugly truths about telecommuting — and how you can prevent them.