Career

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I would not multitask and see what happened.

3 Ways to Be a Better Boss

Whether you are a line supervisor, middle manager, or executive, as the boss you are responsible for setting the tone and creating a positive and productive work environment. When bosses fail to do this, turnover increases, morale drops and hiring expenses skyrocket. Here are tips.

Hiring for Hustle

As an organizational psychologist I’ve been involved in quite a few hiring initiatives and one thing is for sure: the way we vet and hire new employees in this country is more often than not a pretty haphazard experience.

The Myth of the College Grad Barista

Although many stories have been published about this phenomenom, it’s an urban myth that college grads are stuck in jobs working as Starbucks baristas, says new analysis from the New York Federal Reserve.