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The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become
Office Furniture

The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

Cubicle design was intended to give workers more freedom. Instead, it is seen as a symbol of the drudgery of office work and the control companies have over their employees.
Aaron Taube
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor
The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace
Workplaces

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

Candor among talented teams is no small feat, but executives across industries will tell you that it is the universal gold standard.
Gregory Ciotti
What to Do When the Big Fish You Hired Roils Your Startup's Small Pond
Leadership

What to Do When the Big Fish You Hired Roils Your Startup's Small Pond

Startups that hire well-known industry insiders sometimes find they create bigger problems with their egos than they solve with their expertise.
Stephen M. Paskoff
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How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age
Workplaces

How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age

There is a generational divide in how we view the value and depth of our co-workers.
Lisa Evans
4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace
Leadership

4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace

If your employees don't feel recognized for their work, don't get proper feedback and are overworked, your office will soon turn toxic.
Andre Lavoie
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How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues
Leadership

How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues

As you may know, avoiding the problem will only make things worse. Open the channels of communication with these tips.
John Stoker
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Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?
Zappos

Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?

By the end of this year, internal job titles will mean nothing at the billion-dollar startup. Has this shift strengthened Tony Hsieh's e-commerce empire?
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Create a Healthy Startup Atmosphere
Workplaces

How to Create a Healthy Startup Atmosphere

Keeping you and your team working in a balanced way can affect whether your enterprise sputters or goes the distance.
John Rampton
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The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses
Leadership

The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Top-notch leaders do more than drive sales. They create and foster positive work environments that inspire greatness among others.
S. Chris Edmonds
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Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace
Leadership

Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace

Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity.
Lindsay Broder
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Why You Should Take Your Work Outdoors
Leadership

Why You Should Take Your Work Outdoors

Spring is in the air. Time to reap the health benefits of taking your work outside.
Lisa Evans
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Faith Works at Work. So Why Can't We Talk About It?
Leadership

Faith Works at Work. So Why Can't We Talk About It?

Faith and belief drive a lot of what we do. Yet, we are asked to leave our beliefs at the doorstep of our offices.
Sandi Krakowski
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The Winning Traits of Faith-Based Leaders
Growth Strategies

The Winning Traits of Faith-Based Leaders

Many of the best executives use faith as a key component of their leadership styles. It goes beyond belief in God, to a strengthening of how we think.
Sandi Krakowski