Life is speeding up and we are constantly inventing new ways to make things move even faster. But what are some of the consequences of this constant busyness? Are we losing our ability to think and properly relate to other people?
For many managers, particularly those in the outsourcing business, dealing with employees one never sees in person can be a challenge. Get the lowdown on the advantages of operating your business virtually, and some expert tips on how to get the most out of your virtual employees.
Is it ethical to add your online social networking connections to your annual holiday update email, your company's monthly newsletter list, or even just to a list of people you routinely contact? Where are the boundaries?
There's a key scene in the film The Pursuit of Happyness, which I caught on the plane ride home from a business trip last week; it speaks volumens about how companies fail to account for the financially diverse backgrounds of their employees, even while having corporate policy in support of diversity.
Yesterday John Wood was a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Wood is the founder of Room to Read, an organization that has been a winner of our Social Capitalists Awards every year since Fast Company and the Monitor Group began the Awards in 2004.