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Here's Why We Need to Give Up Multitasking

Most of us believe we're above average in our abilities to multitask, but that’s just not true. The problem is that, aside from one particular exception, multitasking makes us far less productive.

Why New Manager Training No Longer Works in 2019

EDITOR'S NOTE: Online Career Tips will not publish the next two weeks due to the holidays. It will return on January 8, 2019.

Innovative leadership development professionals who adapt quickly will turn their organizations into millennial talent magnets.

Nine Lifestyle Changes For a Successful Career

Some daily habits obstruct the process of getting to the peak of our careers. To ensure work success, here are nine essential changes to fit into your lifestyle.

How Much Under-Management Does Your Company Tolerate?

Under-management is a subject that has long interested me. I saw quite a bit of this during my decades in management, including some tendencies in myself (which I had to counter).

Helping Others Change the World Around Them Through Tech

There is perhaps no greater power in modern society than the technology industry. It is changing nearly every aspect of our lives, and thanks to people like Shannon Farley, it is embracing its responsibility by disrupting the way we help others.

The Secret to Getting More Responses to Your Networking Requests

The world has changed and technology has given everyone the power to be more connected and support the efforts of others, which means that there are no longer reasons to feel that you don’t have the power to give back (or better, invest first!) when you reach out to ask for help. This is the true spirit of networking.

Job Creation, Job Losses, and Politicians

This churning of employees being hired and separated is a good thing for the economy, even if it can be unsettling or disruptive for individuals surprised at being let go.

Oh No, Not Another Reorganization! Do We Really Need One?

They’re announced sporadically, and individually, so you don’t always pay that much attention, unless you’re an employee, supplier, customer or investor, or have some other special reason to care. But on any given day of any given year dozens of prominent companies are in the throes of reorganizations of one sort or another. Most of these efforts will produce underwhelming results.

How to Make Lifting Up Young Entrepreneurs Your Legacy

How can leaders make time to help the next generation? Think about it from a business perspective: 86% of U.S. consumers want companies to be more socially responsible, and there’s no telling what valuable connections might come from mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs.