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Erotic capital: how it helps (or harms) your career
Opinion
Opinion

Erotic capital: how it helps (or harms) your career

Managers admit that they treat attractive staff differently - but at what cost?

  • by James Adonis

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Why we are too busy for our own good
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Opinion

Why we are too busy for our own good

Relentless busyness is a health hazard – yet another contributor to our epidemic of stress and anxiety.

  • by Ross Gittins
Feel like you have a socially useless job? You're not alone
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Opinion

Feel like you have a socially useless job? You're not alone

Preserving roles even when they've outlasted their purpose has unintended consequences.

  • by James Adonis
How low self-awareness destroys teams
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Opinion

How low self-awareness destroys teams

Do your staff engage in conflict regularly? Maybe its time they got to know themselves better.

  • by James Adonis
Life as a bisexual man at work
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Opinion

Life as a bisexual man at work

Employers should make space for bisexual employees in their diversity policies and training programs.

  • by James Adonis
Think your cleaners are beneath you?
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Opinion

Think your cleaners are beneath you?

Service staff like cleaners report feeling invisible on the job: but does it have to be this way?

  • by James Adonis
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The most selfish form of employee pay
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Finance

The most selfish form of employee pay

Would you forfeit some of your salary if it meant you were paid incrementally for the results you generated?

  • by James Adonis
How your political views affect your work
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Opinion

How your political views affect your work

It's almost certain that personal politics affect how your staff do their work.

  • by James Adonis
Retail work: a pit of psychological distress?
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Managing

Retail work: a pit of psychological distress?

Retail employees are reporting higher levels of stress than any other profession.

  • by James Adonis
Are smartphones an employer-led addiction?
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Managing

Are smartphones an employer-led addiction?

Techno-stress is real and office environments don't help.

  • by James Adonis
Why your words as a leader matter
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Opinion

Why your words as a leader matter

Words have the power to motivate or deflate - so use them carefully.

  • by James Adonis