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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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