Why Everyone Needs an Extreme Mentor

Why Everyone Needs an Extreme Mentor

One type of high performer is the one who has overcome overwhelmingly trying times and obstacles. They have equipped themselves with tools, resources, and skills to ensure they continue to be top performers when these trying times present themselves or as a result of these obstacles. They also make the best mentors.

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How Dealing With Tragedy Made Me a Better Person

How Dealing With Tragedy Made Me a Better Person

A few years ago, this pretty terrible thing happened. The thing that happened is not the important part, though. It’s what happened after that matters -- at least for the sake of this article. While immersed in my grief, I slowly began to change. Everything from my perspective to the way I view other humans took a total turn.

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Almost All Jobs Are Going Digital, According to a New Study

Almost All Jobs Are Going Digital, According to a New Study

Work has been changing at a rapid rate. The work I do didn’t exist even 20 years ago, and 10 years ago it was definitely not as common practice as it is now. If it weren’t for these changes, I may not have the opportunities I have now, or may not be as satisfied with the work I produce. 

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Business Leaders Explain Why CEOs Should Empower Employees

Business Leaders Explain Why CEOs Should Empower Employees

As the world of work continues to change, leaders need to keep up with the expectations of high performers in order to retain their top talent. In a recent article published on the LinkedIn Learning Blog, writer Paul Petrone seeks out the wisdom of business leaders like Arianna Huffington, Reid Hoffman, Bill George and Ryan Holmes to find out how leaders can keep up with their high performers. One thing they could all agree on is that leaders need to empower their employees. 

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This CEO Has the Perfect Response to a Developer’s Use of Mental Health Days

This CEO Has the Perfect Response to a Developer’s Use of Mental Health Days

Madalyn Parker, a developer at Olark, recently sent an email to the company stating that she would be taking a couple of her sick days to focus on her mental health. CEO Ben Congleton had the perfect response to the email, stating that he supports her use of sick days and that her email reminded him of the importance of mental health.

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Conor McGregor’s Secretly Profane Suit is the Perfect Example of Doing Things “Your” Way AND the “Right” Way

Conor McGregor’s Secretly Profane Suit is the Perfect Example of Doing Things “Your” Way AND the “Right” Way

At the recent press conference for his upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor donned a pinstriped suit with a hidden message. When viewed up close, you can see that the stripes on McGregor’s suit is actually made up of text that reads “Fuck You” over and over again.

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