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Elon Musk's 10 Rules For Success - and 2 Are About Better Hiring

By John Hollon

Elon Musk is known for a lot of things -- his early success at PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City -- but not as much about what he looks for when hiring talent for one of his many ventures.

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It's the No. 1 Thing Leaders Need: The Simple Ability to Make Connections

By Carol Anderson

I must start with a disclaimer: This is not a validated research study. This is Anderson logic, plain and simple, formed by years of experience watching leaders of all levels and skill.

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Forget Engagement - Maybe We Should Really be Focused on Employee Trust

By John Hollon

Workplace trust is terribly important, and along with culture, probably one of the two biggest factors that drive your workplace -- even if you don't realize it.

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You Can Learn a Lot About Motivating Employees From Pokemon Go

By Martha Duesterhoft

The recent news is filled with outrageous stories about what is happening to Pokemon Go players.

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Happiness May Be the Key Element For High Performing Employees

By Karlyn Borysenko

One of the biggest lies people are told in their professional lives is that once you’re successful, you’ll be happy. You work hard, get ahead, make more money and all that is supposed to lead to happiness, right?

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Want Better Retention? Focus on Big Data For Better Management

By John Hollon

When it comes to Big Data and people analytics, "The results can run counter to common wisdom," as a new report from McKinsey & Company points out.

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Meetings Can Add Value - IF You Also Use Them to Develop Staff

By Cameron Herold

Companies have three tiers or types of employees:

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Employees and Managers Are Poles Apart in How They View Workplace Culture

By John Hollon

Here's what leaders want from their company culture, according to a new survey:

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What Does Apple's CEO Look For When Hiring? "Wicked Smart" People (Video)

By John Hollon

I don't know if you will ever find two CEOs as completely different as Apple's Tim Cook and his predecessor, the late, great Steve Jobs.

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The 9-to-5 Workplace? Survey Finds It Is Rapidly Becoming a Thing of the Past

By John Hollon

Unless you've been impersonating Rip Van Winkle and been asleep in a cave for a few years, you won't be surprised that the latest CareerBuilder survey found that 59 percent of workers believe that the traditional 9-to-5 work day is a thing of the past.

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