This is a guest post by Doug Kirkpatrick
There is no shortage of drivers competing to advance organizational freedom and engagement: technological, sociological, generational, philosophical and myriad others. I believe that innovation and leadership economics will vie for the pole position as key drivers in the race.
Continue reading Innovation and Leadership in the Workplace of the Future
“Anything significant in your life will be 75% hustle and 25% luck.”
Listen in to Alex’s fascinating journey and how he aims to reshape the home-buying experience with Casamatic. Topics covered:
Continue reading Work Smart #20 – Learnings from Amazon, BlackBerry & tech startups w/ Alex Bowman
(Here’s the original article on Zenefits’ blog)
Whether you’re an HR professional looking for the hottest new applications to spark employee engagement, or a business owner looking to grow your team for the first time, you might not know where to begin. While you’re building HR strategies, it can help to have an efficient tech stack to support the day-to-day work of keeping your team happy and motivated.
Continue reading Repost from Zenefits: “How to Build a Dynamic People Ops Tech Stack”
“I want to be the best version of myself that I can be.”
Listen in as Matt share’s his story of climbing the corporate ladder while simultaneously balancing family and fitness.
Continue reading Work Smart #19 – Balancing work, fitness + family with tech exec Matt Ball
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“The culture is very black and white – don’t sugar coat things”
Listen in as we chat with Googler Tim Frank about how he works smart and what makes Google special. Topics covered: Continue reading #18 – How Google works smart with Product Manager, Tim Frank
“If you have to give a dog a pill, wrap it in a meatball!”
Sam is a master when it comes to making products seamless to begin using. Join us as he shares his product on-boarding tips and tricks as well as his journey to entrepreneurship. Topics covered:
-How one product teardown (Basecamp) catapulted him into the spotlight Continue reading Work Smart #17 – Product tear-down expert & UX ninja, Samuel Hulick
Get inspired and hear about Jay’s journey from Best Buy retail worker to successful entrepreneur. Topics covered:
-Why treating people poorly won’t cut it in business anymore Continue reading Work Smart #16 – Self-made man & the “anti-realtor,” Jay O’Brien
Originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com
Getting a bunch of people in a room to hash out a new concept or to build consensus is a wonderful thing — until people abuse it, and then it’s not. We all have colleagues who are woefully negligent in the way that they request, host and manage meetings, and it’s preventing everyone from spending more time doing their actual jobs. Continue reading 5 Ways to Not Waste Your Employees’ Time at Meetings
Ben’s advice for aspiring entrepreneurs: “Fuck it, just go for it!”
Listen is an Ben shares details about his life as a reality TV star and an entrepreneur. Topics covered:
-Working without pay – the life of an entrepreneur Continue reading Work Smart #15 – ABC’s “The Bachelor” & CEO of The Gentleman, Ben Flajnik