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90% of Mergers Fail Without These 5 Crucial Elements

Co-Authored by: Rachana Dixit 90%: That’s the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions, according to Harvard Business Review. So how can you ensure your newly merged organization is part of the other 10%? First let’s look at all work every...

A Professional Baseball Player’s Guide to Spring Training for your Dream Job

Spring is in full effect, and as of yesterday in Baltimore, so is baseball season! Although the official season has just begun, let’s reflect on the work put in before Opening Day… spring training. In baseball, spring training is a...

Growth through Innovation – 7 Ways to Infuse Creativity into Your Work

Innovation leads to growth. Creativity fuels innovation. Here are my tips for small creative activities that will make all the difference in your work!Innovation is of utmost importance when looking to thrive in today’s business world. FastCompany tells us that "The company that...

How to Create Rituals in the Workplace and Boost Performance

When making a list of all our favorite things about the holiday season, the main highlights are often our favorite rituals - ceremonial acts repeated in a set precise manner. Every year we can count on the cranberries to appear on...

How to Accelerate the Path to Prowess With Crayons and Doodles

How much content do you consume in one day? For those of us who are continuous learners, the majority of our time awake can be spent reading, watching, and listening as we gather knowledge to improve skills, increase our effectiveness,...

Discover Your next Remarkable Employee with These 20 Interview Questions

Last week, Whitney Sibol wrote an exceptional article on the five characteristics that help make a remarkable employee. Not surprisingly, all of them had to do with the individual’s mindset. Not their resume, their skills, or their experiences. These things...

3 Ways to Transform Your Fear of Creativity Into Brash Confidence

 Is creativity something we find only in artists and musicians, or is it a trait we all share in various degrees? We are all born creative but our approaches differ as we grow older and our personalities emerge. Whether you...

The Easiest Way to Combat Disengagement

Hiring great employees is hard enough, but keeping them is impossible, unless they feel engaged. (more…)

How to Create the Ultimate Learning Culture to Unchain the Hidden Einsteins on Your Team

Technology is advancing at a record pace, so fast that most of us can’t keep up anymore. And with these advancements, the old ways of doing business are evolving with the times. The skills of employees must remain at the...