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10 THINGS SCIENCE SAYS WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY

In the last few years, psychologists and researchers have been digging up hard data on a question previously left to philosophers: What makes us happy? Researchers like the father-son team Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener, Stanford psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, and ethicist Stephen Post have studied people all over the world to find out how things like money, attitude, culture, memory, ...

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TATA GROUP GESTURE ON 26/11 .YOU MUST READ.

Tata Group have shown gesture for the 26/11 accident . YES! IT IS WORTH READING FOR HR GUYS. All category of employees including those who had completed even 1 day as casuals were treated on duty during the time the hotel was closed Ø   Relief and assistance to all those who were injured and killed Ø   The relief and assistance ...

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TIGER WOOD: HOW MANY OF US ARE READY TO SAY "SORRY"

Although it was painful for Tiger Woods to have his giant size ’statement’ this morning, the key question is: was he believable? Oh, we want facts (is Elin leaving? when is he returning to golf? is he staying in rehab?, etc) but that information we could get from his web page, where he has announced everything else. We want to ...

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FOUNDER TRANSFERS BUSINESS TO EMPLOYEES

Moore said he began thinking about succession about nine years ago. He’d heard about employee stock option programs and got much more serious about the idea three years ago. That Moore has now pulled off what few other company owners would even dream about comes as no surprise to longtime acquaintances, such as Glenn Dahl, owner of NatureBake bakery in ...

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HOW IS THE LEADERSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2010 AT TOP 20 COMPANIES

At first glance, Zappos.com, the online retailer, appears to have little in common with General Electric (GE), the multinational conglomerate. Hit hard throes of scaling down its financial services subsidiary, GE Capital, by an estimated 40%. Zappos, on the other hand, is tapping into changing consumer habits and ramping up for 30% growth over the next 12 months. Yet surprisingly, ...

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MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM WINTER OLYMPICS

As the Olympics wind up, I find myself reflecting back especially on Shaun White’s amazing performance. When he won his well-deserved half-pipe gold in Vancouver under a blizzard of media coverage, even a sober academic like me was jumping up and down, watching the excitement on television. It strikes me now that the business and academic communities can learn powerful ...

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PEOPLE FOCUSED – LEADERS FINISHED FIRST

The assumption that so-called “tough” leaders with a controlling and target-driven approach do better during tough economic times is simply not true, according to new research carried out in the UK. Instead, leaders who are people- and relationship centric are far more likely to display outstanding performance. A two-year study by workplace think-tank the Work Foundation suggests that the most ...

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12 Questions for Leaders in the Year 2010

If you’re like most business leaders, you spent much of 2009 feeling down and just about out—an often-inescapable result of the worst recession since the Great Depression. Odds are, you grappled with numerous challenges, uncertainties, and “don’t want to, but have to” decisions. As one weary bank CEO confided, “We’re barely hanging on, just trying to survive.” He wasn’t alone, ...

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Green Buildings Increasing Productivity at Work Place

Tenants in green buildings experience increased productivity and fewer sick days, says a survey. According to the study conducted by the University of San Diego and commercial real estate broker CB Richard Ellis Group, Green buildings have lower vacancy rates and higher rents than non-green counterparts, reports Chris Palmeri of Business Week. Respondents of the survey said that an average ...

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BEATING YOUR OWN BEST

Justine Henin, who had won 7 Grand Slams and more than 400 matches in the life, is playing just her second tournament since coming out of an 18-month retirement. She met with enormous challenges in the Australian open tournament of tennis. She said after winning the first round, “Of course, it is a tough draw but in Grand Slam, every ...

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QUIT SMOKING – HAVE 10% INCREMENT

Quit smoking and get 10 percent hike in basic pay. That is the offer made by the head of a Bangalore based firm to coax his colleagues to quit smoking in 2010, reports Debi Prasad Sarangi of Bangalore Mirror. “The idea is to ensure that employees adopt a healthy lifestyle,” says A C Ramesh, CEO, Focus Engineering Services, who plans ...

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MAKE YOUR “WHAT IF” YOUR “WHAT IS!”

With the dawning of a new year, hope eternal springs and everyone is given the chance to begin a new life. Regardless of the “What ifs” which were left on the table of 2009 as un-kept promises, unresolved relationship, unmet goals, undiscovered opportunities or unfulfilled dreams – 2010 holds no grudges and carries none of the negatives of the past ...

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Do introverts make better leader.?

Introverts have the right stuff when it comes to long-term leadership success, according to a recent Forbes article. It’s claimed a recent study found 40 per cent of American executives consider themselves to be introverts with some of the highest profile ‘innies’ being Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. So what do introverts have that make them born leaders? Apparently it ...

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what is the role of leader in the organisation.?

Leadership matters even more when you have to symbolize purpose and values as well as look to the future. People look at what leaders do, not just what they say. So leaders have to model the values. They have to put their investments behind the sense of purpose. If P&G had let the Children’s Safe Water program wither just on ...

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LEADERSHIP IS ALWAYS “WE” and “TEAM.”

“No. Please, I am not the king of the world now nor the number one. I do not believe in all those things. I am the same person as always and I have the good fortune to play in a great team,” said FIFA World Player of the Year 2009, Lionel Messi of Argentina. I appreciate the simplicity and down ...

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THREE PEOPLE : PAY WHAT THEY WANT.

An American advertising agency is offering its clients the opportunity to ‘pay what they want’ for creative services, reports Spring wise. According to the article, Agency Nil is in a position to make this happen by employing recent graduates and advertising professionals who are in-between jobs. Clients submit a work request to Agency Nil and in return receive creative by ...

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NO TO SEXY EXPOSURE AND YES TO TALENT

Korean beauty and pin-up pool player Cha Yu-Ram has revealed, “I had a photo shoot for sexy photo albums this summer but I promise you that I am not going to be a part of entertainment business.” “I want to be recognized for my pool skills, not for my looks. I think my time is about to begin. Look out at me ...

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A PROFESSOR’S LESSON 30 YEARS AGO

On one winter semester, during college in upstate New York, I took an 8 AM history class to fulfill a requirement. It was hard to get up for that class, but about 15 of us met 3 times a week to brave the cold winds and trudge to that lecture in a non-descript classroom. The professor of that class was an ...

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NO JUST 3 RULES ARE ENOUGH.

William D. Green, chairman and C.E.O. of Accenture, says competence, confidence and caring are vital to success. Q. Tell me about important leadership lessons you’ve learned? A. I’m a proud plumber’s son from Western Massachusetts. In my family, working with tools is the highest honor. It isn’t how many degrees you have. It’s what you can do. So that had ...

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Small People……Big Values

Recently, I had visited one of the government offices in India. I was just sitting outside the CEO’s cabin waiting to meet him. Incidentally, I came across the conversation between two service boys who were laughing heartily on some incident. By their talks, I got to know that one of the boys had spitted in the glass of water and ...

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