9 Types Of People Who Never Succeed At Work

9 Types Of People Who Never Succeed At Work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social skills grew by a whopping 24%, while tasks requiring...
How To Break A Bad Habit—For Good

How To Break A Bad Habit—For Good

Have you ever tried to break a bad habit, only to give up in frustration? The problem isn’t that you’re weak or that the bad habit is too ingrained; in all likelihood, you just gave up too soon. Researchers at University College, London, found that it takes 66 days...
9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences. We usually only hear about the more egregious examples, such as when Yelp employee Talia Jane became an Internet sensation last...
5 Signs You’re Much Smarter Than Average

5 Signs You’re Much Smarter Than Average

Intelligence, or IQ, isn’t what you know, but rather the pace at which you acquire new information. Longitudinal studies have shown that IQ is fixed at an early age, so you’re stuck with what you’ve got. While IQ is far from being the only thing that determines...
7 Core Beliefs Of Great Bosses

7 Core Beliefs Of Great Bosses

Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great things we can accomplish. Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know...
7 Ways Managers Motivate and Demotivate Employees

7 Ways Managers Motivate and Demotivate Employees

Few things are as costly and disruptive as managers who kill morale. Demotivated employees underperform and then walk out the door at the first opportunity. The scariest thing is how prevalent this lack of motivation is. Gallup research shows that 70% of employees...