This week we looked forward to subtle innovations and business models to emulate. But we also spent time looking inward: At our own worth, motivations, and criticisms.
Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of December 8.
Get your resumes ready: The results are in. Employees at these companies love their work, and it shows. From tech giants to a fast-food joint and a convenience store, this year’s list has a few surprises.
If your self-confidence vacillates from “the best around” to “how did I get here,” it’s time to create your own scorecard. This kind of introspection is powerful in getting a fair deal in negotiation, and in your daily work as well.
A quarter, a water bottle, a pair of running shoes–how can these items help you meet your goals? Your own visual habit-triggers will vary, but not the results–we put this marketing trick to the test.
Whether you believe in making neat little criticism sandwiches (praise, criticism, praise) or not, understanding how our brains process feedback means less is ignored or taken the wrong way.
We all wish we could come up with the next hit innovation, but sometimes, the small ideas are what drive a company forward. Read on, about the case for appreciating the little things.