With 5 Words, Ray Dalio Explains the Most Important Trait of Successful Leaders. It’s Something Everyone Can Learn

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BY NICHOLAS SONNENBERG, FOUNDER, LEVERAGE – INC.   When successful people are asked to give advice to young people, their responses tend to be similar–work hard, trust your instincts, wake up early, etc. We’ve all seen it. But when I came across Ray Dalio’s best advice for young people (taken from his interview on Lex Fridman’s podcast last December),… read more

3 Ways Vulnerability Shapes Better Leaders

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By Anastasia Chernikova  – Entrepreneur   In many circles, admitting vulnerability is like confessing a major character flaw. For decades, we’ve been taught that leaders should be calm, decisive, and unflappable pillars of strength. While conventional wisdom says that being vulnerable is a weakness, the counterintuitive truth is that it can be a leader’s greatest strength. Rather than thinking of… read more

5 Things Great Leaders Always Do That Mere Managers Often Won’t

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BY MARCEL SCHWANTES, INC. CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AND FOUNDER, LEADERSHIP FROM THE CORE More CEOs and heads of HR are coming to the full realization that a thriving work culture drives engagement, innovation, and high performance. Yet culture doesn’t just happen. It takes strong, visionary leaders to create an environment to empower teams to reach their potential.  Here’s what they frequently give to… read more

Is a Management Role Be Right for You?

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     There is more to being a manager than simply being a boss. A management role… read more

Why Companies Benefit From Using Recruiting Firms

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     One of the key challenges for any company is staffing. The people you choose to… read more

The Benefits of Contract Staffing

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  In the post-COVID era, it has become increasingly hard to fill staff vacancies. Some workers have retired early, some have left the workforce, some have taken the opportunity to change career paths, and others have spread across the  globe. This has left owners and managers scrambling to fill empty job slots while also trying… read more

Benefits of Retained Search Recruiting

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  Retained search recruiting is one method of recruiting that many companies choose to adopt. When compared to other methods such as contingent recruitment, it tends to take more time but produces more suitable candidates for businesses to consider. Retained search recruiting vs. contingent recruiting Essentially, retained search recruiting involves a business paying a retainer… read more

Guide to Improving Sleep as a Remote Worker

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Written by Slumber Yard Team Last Updated: June 23, 2021 Coronavirus has had a devastating effect on the American labor force, cutting jobs without prejudice and leaving entire families jobless overnight. In its January 2021 report, the Congressional Research Service wrote, “The unemployment rate peaked at an unprecedented level, not seen since data collection started in… read more

Office Feng Shui for Optimized Productivity

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-by Geraldine Orentas from Happy Writers, Co. in partnership with Faxage online faxing services.   Most offices don’t have a very welcoming space. With the rise of work from home, Feng-Shui and wellness-focused practices are increasing in popularity. Feng Shui is a Chinese practice where you focus on your energy, or chi, to improve overall… read more

Four Tips to Writing Better HR Emails (for More Effective Communication)

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– by Jessica Fender Jessica Fender is an HR specialist with a long history of consulting, both with organizations and job seekers.   Despite instant messaging and remote management platforms being popular communication channels, email is still a dominant choice for many HR professionals. According to HubSpot, over 4 billion people use emails daily, with… read more