Hockey’s lesson: Great players need great teams to win

Hockey’s lesson: Great players need great teams to win

In his second season Connor McDavid led the Edmonton Oilers to the second round of the playoffs, where they fell to Anaheim. This was a far better outcome than most people expected before the season started. But looking ahead, what is a reasonable expectation for the young superstar and his team in 2017/18? And based on precedent for players of

Insecure Managers Ignore Employee Input

Insecure Managers Ignore Employee Input

Never bother your boss with your ideas because you know he won’t bother listening to them? Or anyone else’s ideas? Well, that just might mean he’s insecure. A study published in the Academy of Management Journal has found that insecure managers are less likely than more secure managers to listen and implement staff input. Researchers started with survey of forty-one

How to Outsource Your Life

Cheap labour abroad is reshaping the North American economy. Why not let it reshape your life? For a few bucks, you can outsource your most boring, time-sucking chores and focus on the stuff that really matters. Like spending time with your family. And watching football. Get Friday Get Friday’s India-based virtual assistants can’t bring you coffee or give you a

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