If You Live in an Area with High Income Inequality, You’re More Likely to Burn Out at Work

A 2015 report by the International Labour Organization covering more than 180 countries and over 84% of the global workforce warned of “widespread job insecurity in the global labor market,” finding that only one-quarter of the world’s workers have a stable employment relationship. In the United States, according to the 2016 Work and Well-Being Survey conducted by the American Psychological… Continue reading

Inspirasi 6 Cerita Pengusaha Sukses yang Telat Memulai Karirnya

Jika Anda pernah menyaksikan atau bahkan pernah mengikuti serial Diplomat Success Challenge di level nasional atau pernah menyaksikan ajang kontes para pengusaha muda Shark Tank Reality Show, Anda akan menyadari bahwa kebanyakan mereka adalah kaum muda yang sedang meraih mimpi dengan ide-ide cemerlangnya. Berbicara soal kesuksesan memang sangat erat dengan generasi muda, dan bahkan sejarah mencatat bahwa kebanyakan pengusaha sukses… Continue reading

Board Directors Should Be Paid Only in Equity

When a corporate scandal breaks – like the recent one at Wells Fargo or earlier ones at Lehman, Enron, or Qwest – the question is always raised: what was the board of directors doing while the managers in these companies were involved in such unprofessional behavior? The answer is that, like most of us, directors respond to incentives. And my… Continue reading

How to Be an Inspiring Leader

When employees aren’t just engaged, but inspired, that’s when organizations see real breakthroughs. Inspired employees are themselves far more productive and, in turn, inspire those around them to strive for greater heights. Our research shows that while anyone can become an inspiring leader (they’re made, not born), in most companies, there are far too few of them. In employer surveys… Continue reading

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. But in my experience, it’s rare for such people to… Continue reading