It’s not every day you learn of a really smart company setting out to prove that managers don’t matter. But that’s exactly what Google did … [Read more...]
These 5 Lessons from Google Will Help Your Team Think Big
True sources of inspiration for thinking big are hard to come by--especially in a world that punishes failure. Look no more for such a spark.
Undoubtedly, Google inspires many of us for what they do for their employees, for their bold thinking, and for their brave moves in the marketplace, just to name a … [Read more...]
A 100-Year Google Study Will Reveal the Future of Work. Follow Its 4 Steps to Uncover What’s Next for Your Company
Google's People Innovation Lab is every company's dream. Get the 80 for 20 output with a lot fewer resources
Ah, to have the resources of a behemoth like Google. Their famed People Innovation Lab is a prime example of something every company that cares about retention, … [Read more...]
Google Identifies Its Very Best Leaders Using These 13 Questions
Google surveys its employees using this set of discerning questions
Google has long been known as a hotbed for attracting, growing, identifying, and even measuring the best leaders (and teams). This last bit, identifying and … [Read more...]
Google Can Spot Its Highest-Empathy Leaders In 5 Minutes With These 16 Questions
The search giant doesn't have to search hard for high-empathy leaders when armed with these questions.
Google has perfected the use of data to help illuminate people dynamics. It tried to prove managers don't matter and instead found 10 traits of the very best ones. It … [Read more...]
Google’s Best Leaders Stretch and Grow Their Teams in These 4 Savvy Ways
Google is known for research-backed leadership wisdom. Here's another dose
One of the primary responsibilities of a leader is to find ways to get more out of the teams they lead. More top and bottom line growth, greater productivity, bigger … [Read more...]
Google’s Best Leaders Use This Simple Tool to Show Care and Concern for Their Employees
The search giant ends the search for a way leaders can easily invest in employees as a whole
Google is known for studying, measuring, and systematizing just about every facet of leadership--what makes the best leaders, the best teams, and even the best email … [Read more...]
Google, Amazon, and the State of California All Banned This 1 Interview Question. Here Are 3 to Ask Instead
You might not realize this very common interview question fuels the gender pay gap. There are better questions to ask.
We all want to be able to spot the best people for our team and then be able to retain the best people as well. But it starts with hiring the best, which means asking the best … [Read more...]
Google, Facebook and Amazon Just Revealed Their Median Pay, and It’s a Major Lesson in Employee Motivation
We now know what the average big tech employee makes. It opens up an important discussion on money and motivation.
Starting this year publicly traded companies must disclose the median compensation for their employees and how it compares to the CEO's compensation. The mind wanders to big … [Read more...]
Google’s Surprising Move Fuels Feud With Amazon (and Shows Consequence of Emotions Run Amok)
Tempers are flaring as the tech giants tiff, and you know who loses. Here is how to keep your own cool at work to avoid unwanted side-effects.
There are plenty of signs of the emotionally unintelligent workplace, and plenty of emotionally unintelligent workplaces too. But you don't expect to see traces of such … [Read more...]