A recent article in the Harvard Business Review asked a seemingly simple question – Does your company make you a better person?
The authors argue that if people must look at work as a counter-balance to their life (as in the work-life balance), then there is an unhealthy relationship. As they quote in their article, “If work and life are separate things … then we’ve got a serious problem.”
They propose a different view that asks two very different questions to both employees and employers:
1. What if we saw work as an essential context for personal growth?
2. What if employees’ continuous development were assumed to be the critical ingredient for a company’s success? Read More
The vast majority of kids and young adults don’t really care about littering. They think it’s bad, sure – but its way down there on their priorities list.
Alternatively, food, and more precisely, responding to the desire synapses that fire through their brains whenever they see a big delicious cheeseburger and fries, is very high on their priorities list. In fact, it can jump to the very top of the list if they see a picture at the right time. Read More