Wearing ‘Rich’ Or ‘Poor’ Clothing Impacts Split-Second Judgments of Competence

As humans, we are known for being judgmental—it’s one of our less favorable traits. It wouldn’t as bad if these judgements, particularly ones from first impressions, were not formed as quickly (typically in the time it takes to blink), as prone to mistakes, and as difficult to change. To this point, new research via Princeton… Continue reading Wearing ‘Rich’ Or ‘Poor’ Clothing Impacts Split-Second Judgments of Competence

Part 2 of the Most Important Skills for an Executive Director to Have

Intro In an organization, executive directors are members with a high rank who oversee complex, broad areas of administrative duties. They have a big role in setting the overall vision of a business. They are responsible for firing, hiring, and other administrative tasks. Last time, I discussed the most important skills that an executive director… Continue reading Part 2 of the Most Important Skills for an Executive Director to Have

Part 1 of the Most Important Skills for an Executive Director to Have

Intro In an organization, executive directors are members with a high rank who oversee complex, broad areas of administrative duties. They have a big role in setting the overall vision of a business. They are responsible for firing, hiring, and other administrative tasks. Employers search for executive directors with education that is relevant, experience in… Continue reading Part 1 of the Most Important Skills for an Executive Director to Have

How to Track Impacts on Your Office Space Productivity

Intro In this article, I plan to highlight negatives results of open offices spaces and offer guidance on carrying out experiments to reveal how your staff actually interact. In case you missed it, here is the article with research on why open office spaces are not as effective as managers and those who designed them… Continue reading How to Track Impacts on Your Office Space Productivity

What’s the Truth of the Matter for Open Offices?

Intro Collaboration is easier than ever before for employees — or so it would seem. Open, flexible, work spaces are replacing the cubicle, which makes staff more visible. Using messaging programs is taking the place of making phone calls, which increases accessibility to people at work. The use of enterprise social media tools like Microsoft… Continue reading What’s the Truth of the Matter for Open Offices?

Keys to Producing an Amazing Budget for Your Department

Intro If you work for a multi-faceted company, then you might be tasked with the responsibility of developing or maintaining the budget for your department. Picture your company similarly to how you would envision a puzzle: the larger the business, the more pieces that need to fit with each other. Strategic financial planning for each… Continue reading Keys to Producing an Amazing Budget for Your Department

Reasons to Work as a Consultant

There’s tons of perks to working in consulting that nearly everybody knows of through talking with friends who work in the consulting (or, also possibly, from watching the tv show Up in the Air): such as traveling perks (plus points), the excellent pay, and the cool suits. However there’s also a bunch of lesser-known perks… Continue reading Reasons to Work as a Consultant

The Way Data and Analytics Leaders Master Info as a Second Language

It’s the dawn of a new era in business. Such things as data and analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have emerged from the dust as new core components for digital businesses. The demand for those who create and consume solutions made from these components to “speak data” with a common way has never… Continue reading The Way Data and Analytics Leaders Master Info as a Second Language