Tony Robbins motivates you in 20 minutes: TEDTalks

Avatar Posted by JohnH under Self-Development
From http://www.youtube.com 4133 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 1, 2008 6:06 am
Tony Robbins talks about how to unlock your true potential by asking what motivates you to succeed. A fast-paced, mind-expanding, motivating TEDTalk for high achievers and those who wish to be. Read More

Overtime pay: A ticking time bomb

Overtime pay: A ticking time bomb - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://money.cnn.com 4138 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 29, 2008 12:32 am
Everything you thought you knew about overtime may be wrong. The number of small businesses facing overtime suits has exploded since 2004, when the U.S. Department of Labor revised the FLSA to clarify which workers are exempt from overtime laws. In doing so, it boosted the number of protected employees. Read More

New study says telecommuting can hurt office morale

New study says telecommuting can hurt office morale - http://www.bizjournals.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Management
From http://www.bizjournals.com 4139 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 27, 2008 5:30 pm
While telecommuting has grown in popularity--about 37 percent of companies worldwide offer telecommuting as a option-- a new study says it hurts those who still travel to the office to work. The study included 240 professional employees from a medium-sized company and found that the greater the number of telecommuters at an organization, the l Read More

The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life

The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4141 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 24, 2008 5:56 pm
David M. Traversi recently wrote a book entitled "The Source of Leadership: Eight Drivers of the High-impact Leader." He writes about the alignment of his own personal search for his best life with his professional search for the "holy grail" of leadership success:

"I began to observe and analyze the high-impact leaders and ordinary leader Read More

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath - http://www.fastcompany.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.fastcompany.com 4141 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 23, 2008 6:16 pm
The authors of the bestseller "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die" share ideas on the difference between weak resolutions and powerful, achievable goals, and how your mental and social environments can make the difference. Read More

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help - http://www.stltoday.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Human Resources
From http://www.stltoday.com 4149 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 11:35 pm
PEOs act as off-site human resource departments for small- and medium-sized businesses. By entering into a "co-employer" relationship with the client, PEOs can help companies with payroll, health-care and 401(k) benefits, employee recruiting and training programs, and compliance with the growing number of federal and state workplace regulations. Read More

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal - http://www.sacbee.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Legal
From http://www.sacbee.com 4149 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 1:31 am
The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has reported small businesses will pay more per square foot and per employee than larger businesses to alter facilities to meet changes proposed for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The office studied costs associated with removing physical barriers to the handicapped, including changes i Read More

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce?

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce? - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.bnet.com 4146 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:39 am
Forced ranking is a controversial workforce management tool that uses intense yearly evaluations to identify a company's best and worst performing employees, using person-to-person comparisons. In theory, each ranking will improve the quality of the workforce. Top managers rank workers into three categories: The top 20% are the "A" players, the Read More

401(k) options for small businesses

401(k) options for small businesses - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Employee Benefits
From http://money.cnn.com 4151 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 9:31 pm
An owner looks for a starting point on finding a retirement plan for her workers. "I would like a 401(k) for my small business but there are so many, and I don't know who to trust." But is a 401(k) really what you need? "So often people make the term 401(k) synonymous with 'retirement plan,'" says Gene Fairbrother, lead small busin Read More

New research shows people think better while moving

New research shows people think better while moving - http://www.boston.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Self-Development
From http://www.boston.com 4147 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 17, 2008 1:00 am
The brain is often envisioned as something like a computer, and the body as its all-purpose tool. But a growing body of new research suggests that something more collaborative is going on - that we think not just with our brains, but with our bodies. A series of studies, the latest published in November, has shown that children can solve math prob Read More
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