HBR: Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message

Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message Harvard Business Review, Michelle Gielan August 20, 2018 We all need time to unplug and recharge. Research shows that disconnecting — especially from email — can make us significantly less stressed and more productive. And yet, many of us are often hesitant to take the…

ATD: Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success

Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success ATD, Shawn Achor May 30, 2018 Have you scanned the business magazine headlines lately? The scarcity of top talent may be the biggest issue on the minds of executives today in the quest to turn individual potential into organizational success. The data explains why. For instance, according to research from…

HBR: America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research

America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research Harvard Business Review, Shawn Achor, Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, Andrew Reece, and Alexi Robichaux March 19, 2018 A hundred fifty years ago, poet Emily Dickinson described loneliness as “the horror not to be surveyed, but skirted in the dark.” Had she been running a modern company, she might have felt differently. Loneliness…

HBR: If Your Spouse’s Work Life is Stressful, Design a Healthier Home Life

If Your Spouse’s Work Life is Stressful, Design a Healthier Home Life Harvard Business Review, Michelle Gielan January 9, 2018 Watching someone suffer from stress and burnout — and feeling powerless to help — is an awful experience. But it’s a reality for many married professionals who see their spouses staggering under the weight of constant demands from the…

FORBES: Using Intention to Overcome Intimidation in the Board Room

Using Intention to Overcome Intimidation in the Board Room Forbes, Amy Blankson December 6, 2017 Robin Chase is a self-proclaimed transportation entrepreneur and activist. She co-founded both Zipcar, which became the largest car-sharing company in the world, and Veniam, a network company that mobilizes vehicle data. Although Robin’s experience in tech is vast, admittedly, her transition…