Alone at Work

The Harvard Business Review recently posted an article about the Loneliness Epidemic and how organizations can work to fight it. Here is a link to the article. A Summary Loneliness is a more significant health problem than we think. People live shorter lives, abuse substances, and become depressed all because of loneliness. To emphasize the point, loneliness does more damage to life expectancy than smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Yikes. Why should employers be concerned? To many, this article seems like something that psychologists and the likes should be exclusively involved with, but employers can make the difference. Most people spend more time at work thanRead More →

Small Business

As a small business owner, I want to know all the secrets of how to make my business stronger, faster, and — importantly — more successful. When I learn something new, I absorb that knowledge and apply it to my business as soon as possible. Does this sound like you? Great, because this article is all about one of those secrets that every small business or startup needs to know and that every successful large business uses all the time. The missing ingredient So what is it? Let’s illustrate with a story. Imagine this scenario: Everyone keeps telling Sue that she makes the best sandwiches, her attentionRead More →