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A change management consultant recently explained to me how she only wanted to work with leading-edge companies with healthy cultures that didn't focus on the bottom line. After holding back a dramatic eye roll, I kind of felt sorry for her. ...

Companies everywhere seem to suffer the same three problems: we’re organized in silos, we not collaborating effectively, and work isn’t getting done. While uniquely aggravating, these problems just aren’t unique....

Confusion points the way to creativity, ideas, and new thinking. So be confused. And give yourself permission to think....

If you're not doing something new this week, you will be next week. What do we do with work that is constantly changing?...

What used to work doesn’t seem to apply anymore. But in this changing world without rules, you get to invent your own....

I once suffered a crushing career blow that nearly led me to quit my job without notice. Nothing I did was working. Everything felt upside down, and my role had shrunk in scope and prestige. This, I think, happens to most of us, probably more than once....

You know the drill: your job requires you to complete an annual goal setting process. This exercise usually ranges from mildly irritating to infuriating. But can we make it less annoying?...