Man’s Search for Meaning
by Viktor E. Frankl
What Does “Character” Even Mean?
by Christian B. Miller Consider some famous names from the business world in recent years. Bernie Madoff. Ken Lay. Bernie Ebbers. What do they all have in common? One thing is that they each demonstrated a tremendous failure of character. They acted viciously with no signs of a moral compass, and as a result, they … Read More
Should bosses and employees friend each other on Facebook?
InformedDebate from The Costo Connection Bosses and their employees see each other every day at work and may even see each other as friends. But should they friend each other on Facebook as well? Some say yes, if you know how to set up some online restrictions. Others argue that it’s inappropriate on Facebook because … Read More
Experience: “Spent several years in the United States Navel Reserve.”
Stumbling on Happiness
by Daniel Gilbert
How Positive Thinking Builds Your Skills, Boosts Your Health, and Improves Your Work
by James Clear Positive thinking isn’t just a soft and fluffy feel–good term. Yes, it’s great to simply “be happy,” but those moments of happiness are also critical for opening your mind to explore and build the skills that become so valuable in other areas of your life. Finding ways to build happiness and positive … Read More
4 Ways to Get Honest, Critical Feedback from Your Employees
by Ron Carucci I recently observed a town hall meeting where a new leader had just been promoted to run his division. In his introductory remarks, many – including me – were struck by his declaration, “One of the things you’ll find is that I’m very self-aware and open to feedback.” Even from the side … Read More
Key Skills: “Grate communication”
Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self
by Manoush Zomorodi