How I Tried and Failed to Be a Cool Boss By Doree Shafrir

An investigation into the joy and pain of fitting in: With this series, we’re exploring the pathologies, hierarchies, and quirks of female socialization from high school to the workplace and beyond. I had never been a boss before (unless you count being the editor of my college magazine for a year — which I don’t) … Continue reading How I Tried and Failed to Be a Cool Boss By Doree Shafrir

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE? YOUR DEFINITIVE GUIDE… by Lindsey Pollak

When we talk about generational differences, it’s easy to fall into overly generalized stereotypes: Baby Boomers are responsible. (Funny, they used to be called the “Me Generation.”) Millennials are slackers. (Wait, wasn’t that Gen X?) Gen Xers are neglected, middle children. (Paging Jan Brady.) Gen Zs march to their own drum. (Like…every generation before them?) … Continue reading WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE? YOUR DEFINITIVE GUIDE… by Lindsey Pollak

Herb Kelleher…Former CEO of Southwest Airlines Quote

I had the privilege of working at Southwest Airlines in the past as a Flight Attendant, and I can tell you that Herb set the kind of culture he quotes. - John, Thriving Workplace

Defining A Leader… by Office Vibe

What Is Leadership? A leader is someone who establishes a clear vision, and then guides their team towards that vision by empowering them and coaching them to greatness. A leader is someone that stays calm during a crisis, and stays laser-focused on their end goal. The skills that it takes to be a good leader … Continue reading Defining A Leader… by Office Vibe

Maturity before Personality

  If you promote an immature employee into a management role too quickly just to fill a need, then you'll most likely find yourself babysitting the immaturity. Orphans don't manage other others too well. Save yourself a whole lot of grief and promote maturity before personality.

The Real Reason You’re Not Allowed To Work From Home

Liz Ryan, Forbes Contributor Liz RyanForbes CONTRIBUTOR I write about bringing life to work and bringing work to life. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.   When I became an HR person in 1984, every HR conference I attended included at least one session on Managing the Flexible Workforce. Back in 1984, everyone who … Continue reading The Real Reason You’re Not Allowed To Work From Home