Going with the flow can be a scary idea for some people, simply because it means letting go of expectations —the number one killer of confidence. If you feel like you are constantly disappointed, it can be hard to just ride the flow. If you go with the flow, this does not mean that you have no power to create the life and career you want.
Your team should love coming to work every day and they should love what they are doing. The worst thing a leader can do for their team is to restrict the ways in which they work and not allow them to do the work they think matters most. Here are five strategies for creating a freedom-based team that loves what they do.
Curiosity allows leaders to gain more respect from their team and inspires team members to develop more trusting and collaborative relationships with their coworkers. Here are a few benefits being curious could have on your career.
There are plenty of startups in the world of commercial real estate. While we certainly love having so many new players in the technology space, it does make it harder to determine which technology will truly benefit your business, and what is really useful —or not.
The flexible work culture has become a true phenomenon. Working from home only came about recently when technology became so advanced that we no longer needed to be in the office to work productively and effectively.
Burnout is a real thing and it happens to all of us when we work in the same job, on the same project, or in the same industry for long periods of time. If what was once an exciting job has now turned into a multitude of mundane tasks, you may be experiencing burnout. But when that trickles down to your team, it can be devastating to morale, productivity and more.
Artificial intelligence has come a long way in the last decade and will make big moves in the next few years. Annette Zimmermann, Vice President of Research at Gartner, said in January 2018 that “by 2022, your personal device will know more about your emotional state than your own family.” Scary stuff, huh? Just two months after she made this statement, a landmark study from the University of Ohio claimed that their algorithm was better at detecting emotions than people are.
There has been plenty of focus on millennials in the past few years, but it’s now time to redirect our attention to Gen Z. Right now Gen Z is entering the workforce and are ready to become the face of corporate America. While there are plenty of similarities between Gen Z and Millennials, let’s look at a few ways they differ.
We are always looking for ways to make life easier…especially with technology. Chrome extensions are easy to install, generally free and make life so much more productive. Here are 9 Google Chrome Extensions I am absolutely loving in 2018.
You need to find out exactly what motivates you if you want to be able to achieve outstanding success in life. Without motivation, you will never take action and without action, you will never be able to reach your goals.
In this world of technology and artificial intelligence, which will probably take on the form of Moore’s Law on steroids, learning how to create relationships will become even more valuable because there is no technology to replace it. BOOM!
Amazon is a powerhouse –an e-commerce legend, if you will and other retailers are noticing…big time. Kohl’s recently partnered with the mega-retailer and started accepting returns from Amazon. This partnership has tremendously affected the traffic in Kohl’s department stores that accept Amazon returns.
The Internet of Things? More like the Internet of Everything. The Internet of Everything literally has an impact on everything we do both at both work and at home. So, what is the Internet of Everything? Well, it’s the concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet or each other. This can include anything from your toaster to your alarm system. The Internet of Everything is essentially a giant network of connected devices that gives you access to literally everything.
I was recently at a Realcomm luncheon where Niraj Patel, Lending Platforms CIO for IBM, shared the idea that we must all re-learn our ABCDs –except not in that order. Now, you want to get a “D” before you achieve an “A”. In this case, “A” is not better than “D”, because you must have “D” before you can have “A”. So, you’re probably thinking, “huh?” Let me explain …
From work to home, there is always some form of technology I am using. While I do appreciate being able to unplug from time to time, these items in my tech stack sure do make life a whole lot easier and keeps me from having unforseen major meltdowns.
Today, the average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times with an average of 12 job changes over the course of their career. In fact, many people spend five years or less in each job. These numbers are rather staggering. But, in my opinion, it’s not necessarily how long you stay at a job, but more about staying in your industry —or in your lane.
What do jobs of the future look like? Is technology going to replace human workers? The unfortunate answer is yes. Robots and technology are taking over certain jobs and it’s time to take notice of this.
No matter what stage of your career you are in – fresh out of college or a seasoned professional, a mentor can always help guide you to a more successful career. The hardest part is choosing the right mentor who has experience that will help you in your future career path. There are many big companies who have invested in mentorship programs to help young professionals for various reasons.
The workplace and the way people work are rapidly changing. There is no such thing as a 9-5 sit-in-the-office-all-day job anymore, because younger generations are changing the way things work. Even the most corporate offices are adapting to the needs of these young workers by molding their working guidelines and changing things up to be more flexible.