Deliver One Message at a Time, No More!

“What do you want to achieve when you meet with your boss?” the coach asked her client, who looked confused at the question. “Well,” he said. “I’m not so happy about my job. I’m a bit bored, to be honest. And it’s been ten months since my last raise. I think Bill and Sarah both make more money than me, even though they are younger. Is that fair? Also, it’s hard for me to work past six at night, I have bowling league twice a week.” If you... Read more →

Surprisingly Relevant Tips for Sabotage

Looking for innovative ways to defeat an adversary? Look no further than the Simple Sabotage Field Manual, a declassified booklet created in 1944 by the precursor to the CIA, Office of Strategic Services (OSS). This classified booklet described ways to sabotage the US’ World War II enemies. OSS Director William J. Donovan recommended that the sabotage guidance be declassified and distributed to citizens of enemy states via pamphlets and targeted broadcasts. The instructions would help ordinary... Read more →

These Types Of People Never Succeed At Work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social skills grew by a whopping 24%, while tasks requiring technical know-how and intelligence experienced little growth. Deming also found that salaries increased the most for jobs that place extra emphasis on social skills. With the increasing emphasis on social skills, those who lack them... Read more →
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