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Why Women Volunteer for Tasks That Don’t Lead to Promotions

Here’s a work scenario many of us know too well: You are in a meeting and your manager brings up a project that needs to be assigned. It’s not particularly challenging work, but it’s time-consuming, unlikely to drive revenue, and probably won’t be
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You’ll Soon Need a Digital Labor Specialist and a Workforce Shaper

Not all your employees will be replaced by robots, but it’s highly likely they’ll be working side-by-side with an automated device at some point in their careers. As intelligent automation becomes more common in the workplace, businesses are
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WHAT TO WATCH: The Happiest Guy in the World

Two decades ago, Mario Salcedo retired from his job and went on a cruise. He never came back. Mario wasn’t lost at sea. For more than 20 years, he's been a permanent resident on Royal Caribbean Cruises. You read that right. “Super Mario” has
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Every Survival Kit Should Include A Sense Of Humor

We all need to laugh more, especially around tax time! I received so many positive responses to my column on humorous stories with good business lessons, I decided to do a sequel. It’s been my experience that people remember information better
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The Paradox of Leadership

“San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is as gifted as any CEO we’ve ever met. Intelligence, strategy, creativity, courage, heart, and leadership presence—he’s got the whole package. This guy gets leadership.In a game that has enough data,
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Making Unlimited Vacation Time Work

Aron Ain, the CEO of Kronos Incorporated, explains why unlimited vacation can be in the best interests of employees and the organization. He describes how his software company tracks requests for time off and the conversations he’s had with
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Enhance your likeability level

No matter what business you think you are in, you are in the people business.  And the more people like you, the better and easier life becomes.It's that simple.  Likeability can get you where you want to go - whether it's a promotion at
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Ready To Leave Your Job?

There comes a point in every career when you decide you are ready to leave your current position. Handling your exit gracefully can be tricky. Watch this video to make sure you end things on a positive note by knowing such things as the correct