April 21-27th – The Happiest People Pursue the Most DIfficult Problems

This article is called “The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems” (http://blogs.hbr.org/kanter/2013/04/to-find-happiness-at-work-tap.html) and talks about a new approach to achieving happiness. It focuses on the idea that the happiest people are happy because they face difficult problems, which are usually the struggles of others – helping those suffering terminal illness, helping the homeless, etc. […]

April 7-13th – The 12 Habit of Highly Collaborative Organizations

This article is called “The 12 Habit of Highly Collaborative Organizations” (http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tech-manager/the-12-habits-of-highly-collaborative-organizations/8197?tag=nl.e106&s_cid=e106&ttag=e106) and talks about a series of 12 habits which can improve the overall functioning of an organization. It mentions that no two companies are the same, however, the same logic applies to the way that these different companies must operate in order to […]

March 31st- April 6th – 5 Lessons in Learning and Leadership

This article (http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghanbiro/2013/03/24/5-lessons-in-learning-and-leadership/) talks about how to maintains career momentum while taking a new approach at it, primarily through 5 lessons discussed in the article. It talks about the value of each lesson, and argues the value of education versus real life workplace experience. The five lessons are: 1. Take Inventory – because knowing your […]

“Want to Succeed as a Leader?” – March 24th-30th

This article is called “Want to Succeed as a Leader? Then You Need to Tighten Your Focus” (http://www.tlnt.com/2013/03/04/want-to-succeed-as-a-leader-then-you-need-to-tighten-your-focus/) and discusses the factors which do and dont contribute to success as a leader. It begins by mentioning that leaders biggest problems usually dont have to do with lack of commitment or work ethic, but moreover it […]

Feb 24-March 2 – Why You Never Finish Your To Do Lists at Work

This article is called “Why You Never Finish Your To Do Lists at Work (And How to Change That)” (http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2013/02/10/why-you-never-finish-your-to-do-lists-at-work-and-how-to-change-that/). This article talks about how often times people will create to do lists, but never manage to actually complete them within a day due to procrastination and other external/internal factors. There are 5 main tips that you […]

Feb 17-23 – Writing a Business Plan? 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid

This article is called “Writing a Business Plan? 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid” (http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2013/02/14/writing-a-business-plan-4-common-mistakes-to-avoid/) and talks about the correct procedure and tips to follow while writing your own business plan (for executives or entrepreneurs). The article expands on 4 common mistakes made and the appropriate ways to correct them. Firstly, many people think that they dont […]

Feb11-15th – Relax, You’ll Be More Productive

This article is called “Relax! You’ll Be More Productive” (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/opinion/sunday/relax-youll-be-more-productive.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=4&) and focuses on the importance of relaxation. This article talks about how fast paced our lives are and  how it affects the overall quality of our lives. How working extra hours, balancing a social life and trying to achieve your life goals can prove to […]