In recognition of International Women’s Day earlier last month, I wanted to talk about how to deal with women at work who seem to want to tear each other down instead of building each other up. Personally, I had the unfortunate experience of working with a woman who was a badass. There was no question that she worked hard, however, she was so passive-aggressive with other women … [Read more...] about Women Working with Women
Imagine for a moment that you're a business leader at a midsize firm. Your company is facing stiff competition. The corporate leadership has seen drastic changes. Customers are ambivalent about the products the company sells. And the employees, well, they are struggling to keep pace with the changes and may not even know what the company's big picture vision is, which leads to … [Read more...] about The Key to Positive Employee Experience
Now that SXSW has wrapped for the year, I thought it would be a good idea to look back at some of the conference's biggest trends and think about which ones would be the most useful to you, me, and us in the long term. Sometimes ideas or gadgets blow up and have a brief moment in the zeitgeist. They may sound exciting when you first hear about them, but they're functionally … [Read more...] about 5 SXSW Trends to Take Home With You
No, that's not a joke headline. A Spanish scientist, Dr. Sergio Santos, who builds sex robots as his side hustle plans to father children with his sex robot girlfriend. No, that's not a joke either. Dr. Santos says that he could, essentially, build a baby - a young looking humanoid robot with a learning AI that he could "raise" to adulthood with the help of his sex … [Read more...] about Will You Have to Insure Employees’ Robot Children?
Research consistently finds that employees across the generational spectrum believe that one of a manager’s fundamental roles is to support the development of his or her employees. And yet, in most organizations, the level of satisfaction with that development remains relatively low. Leaders—aware of this expectation and, in most cases, wanting to deliver on it—make a … [Read more...] about Visibility Is Crucial to Developing Star Employees