HBR Hotlist.2019.08.19: How to Delegate Successfully; Predicting Who’s Going to Quit; Engaging Employees Successfully: Responding to “Tell Me About Yourself” in Interviews

How to Respond to “So, Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview, By Joel Schwartzberg: There is a right answer. MANAGING PEOPLE Is It Time to Let Employees Work from Anywhere?, By Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury, Barbara Z. Larson, Cirrus Foroughi: A study found that “work from anywhere” policies increased productivity. EMPLOYEE RETENTION If You Want Engaged Employees, Offer … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2019.08.19: How to Delegate Successfully; Predicting Who’s Going to Quit; Engaging Employees Successfully: Responding to “Tell Me About Yourself” in Interviews

HBR: Must Reads to Prepare for Economic Downturn

Note: Subscription to HBR May Be Required Companies Need to Prepare for the Next Economic DownturnBy Martin Reeves, Kevin Whitaker, Christian KetelsWhenever it happens, it won’t look like 2008. What Companies Should Do to Prepare for a RecessionBy Kevin Laczkowski and Mihir MysoreHere’s what successful companies did last time around. How to Survive a Recession and Thrive … Continue reading HBR: Must Reads to Prepare for Economic Downturn

Kitces Report: Networking Tactics To Develop Relationships With Local Small Business Owners

The Kitces Report has made available for download its article entitled, "Networking Tactics To Develop Relationships With Local Small Business Owners." A portion of the Executive Summary is as follows: For years, independent financial advisors (particularly those who offered holistic and comprehensive financial planning services) had a relatively easy time differentiating themselves from the vast … Continue reading Kitces Report: Networking Tactics To Develop Relationships With Local Small Business Owners

Morse, When Robots Make Legal Mistakes

Susan C. Morse, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, has made available for download her article, "When Robots Make Legal Mistakes," published in the Oklahoma Law Review. The Abstract is as follows: The questions presented by robots’ legal mistakes are familiar to legal scholarship because they are examples of the legal process inquiry … Continue reading Morse, When Robots Make Legal Mistakes

HBR Hotlist.2019.08.12: Saying No Without Making Enemies; Making Men into Better Mentors to Women; 3 Traits of Strong Professional Relationships; Making of Great Mentors

Don’t Put a Digital Expert in Charge of Your Digital Transformation, By Nathan Furr, Jur Gaarlandt, Andrew Shipilov: What you need is an expert in organizational change. CONFLICT How to Say “No” at Work Without Making Enemies by Joseph Grenny: Be confident and explain your thinking. HIRING 5 Ways to Respond to Ageism in a … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2019.08.12: Saying No Without Making Enemies; Making Men into Better Mentors to Women; 3 Traits of Strong Professional Relationships; Making of Great Mentors

IRS, states and industry offer tips to tax professionals on spotting signs of client data theft (2019.08.06)

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today urged tax professionals to learn the tell-tale signs that their office may have experienced a data theft that resulted in fraudulent tax returns being filed in their clients’ names. The IRS, state tax agencies and the private-sector tax industry, working together as the Security Summit, … Continue reading IRS, states and industry offer tips to tax professionals on spotting signs of client data theft (2019.08.06)

HBR Hotlist 2019.08.05: Getting the feedback you need, why are your employees really leaving, how to be happier at work and more

Do You Really Know Why Employees Leave Your Company?, By Anthony C. Klotz, Mark C. Bolino: Three ways to find out what exit interviews won’t tell you. GIVING FEEDBACK: How Leaders Can Ask for the Feedback No One Wants to Give Them by Joseph Grenny, Brittney Maxfield: What do employees say about you when you’re not around? WORK-LIFE BALANCE: Finding … Continue reading HBR Hotlist 2019.08.05: Getting the feedback you need, why are your employees really leaving, how to be happier at work and more