sidegig

Do You Have a Side Gig? You’re Not Alone

  Many professionals these days have side gigs. In my own circle, one friend in marketing works a few hours on weekends in a winery tasting room.  Another commercial real estate professional spends time working for a painter.  A school librarian friend takes on freelance graphic design projects … an IT professional as a DJ…

creativeleader

9 Things Creative Leaders Do to Build Innovative Thinking

  You and all the people who work for you have the potential to be creative. Unleashing your team’s collective creativity can lead to better solutions and new ideas—helping keep your organization agile, poised for the future. But managing for creativity is not as easy as it sounds. Processes and procedures are part of every…

thinkpositive

Sunny Side Up: How to Stay Positive at Work

  Your happiness is in your hands. It’s a matter of perspective. That’s what Amy Spencer writes for psychcentral.com We’ve all known people who can turn lemons into lemonade. Rather than seeing a failed project, they’re quick to remind themselves that they’re now one step closer to doing things right. Quick to tally the small…

worker indifference

Get Employees to Care … and End the Spread of Indifference

She’s out there: That one indifferent employee who shows up for work … but isn’t really committed. She’s satisfied with mediocre … doesn’t really care about above … or beyond. Will her presence on your team affect those around her? Will her apathy rub off on co-workers? That depends, suggest findings reported in Psychology Today.…