By Michael Stone
While collaboration tools have made it simple to communicate across the world at a moment's notice, it's also easier for information to get lost in the shuffle — especially when this information is shared in a silo. To truly accelerate workplace productivity and collaboration, systems, records, data and files that employees need to get their jobs done must be embedded into our everyday workflow.
By Bonnie Marcus
There has been much discussion and attention paid recently to women and STEM careers. Rather than continue this conversation in general terms, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at specific STEM industries in which women are underrepresented to highlight some of the opportunities for women and as well as the challenges. Aerospace is the first industry I’m exploring relative to these issues.
Contributor, Online Career Tips
With open office layouts gaining popularity, cubicles may be a thing of the past. With companies looking for more interoffice connections and teamwork-driven projects, an open office seems like the best, most effective design. While this work place phenomenon is changing the way offices are run, it may not be the best design. Read on to find out why open offices work well and ways in which they fall short to the cubicle.
A lot of my executive coaching clients have a hard time saying “No” too, yet it’s a critical skill we need to succeed and keep our sanity. Saying “No” is hard because it’s inconsistent with the beliefs we have about ourselves (we’re supposed to be collaborative, empathetic, care-taking), and the expectations others have of us.