office politics

  • Want to Work Harder? Choose Your Seatmate Carefully

    Cornerstone OnDemand researchers have discovered a surprisingly simple way to increase productivity: better office seating arrangements.

  • France Is Forcing Its Employees to Power Down: Will It Work?

    The Fast Track explores the pros and cons of France’s new law requiring companies with more than 50 employees to establish protocols liberating workers from off-hours and work-related emails.

  • Rejection: The Project Manager’s Badge of Honor in 2017

    Author and human dynamics expert Halley Bock says that “Rejection is a beacon illuminating a new path or a rumble meant to test your internal drive.” 

  • 12 Gartner Resolutions That Are Just as Applicable Today

    A look at Gartner’s 2016 recommendations and why they will be even more critical in 2017.

  • 6 ways to supercharge your finance team: true stories about saving time and driving success
  • Shadow IT – Don’t Be Scared Be Prepared

    Although citizen development has moved out of the realm of Shadow IT, it still causes IT departments anxiety. Steps IT can take to grow more comfortable around citizen development applications.

  • Gartner: It’s Time to Evolve the Conversation Between…

    Executive expectations of IT often are not aligned to what IT is capable of delivering. A Gartner brief details the necessity for CIOs to communicate more productively with business partners.

  • Is Coffee Really Toxic to Workplace Productivity?

    Observer writer Isaac Morehouse made a provocative proposition: grabbing coffee with colleagues or partners “just to chat” is killing our productivity.

  • 5 Reasons Why People Hate Project Managers

    Project Managers: Do your team members feel this way about you? How can you encourage some more respect?

  • Essential Guide for Non-Project Managers
  • 10 Ways NOT to Do Change Management

    Have you ever had a change initiative go horribly wrong? If you’re guilty of one of these, you might have found your reason.

  • 8 Office Holiday Party Fails

    Don’t make these mistakes at your next formal or informal holiday office party. With funny gifs.