[VIDEO] Are you a giver or a taker?

[VIDEO] Are you a giver or a taker?

In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking...
The gold and bitcoin tussle

The gold and bitcoin tussle

SWELLENDAM – The parody I scripted about a year ago, pitching Darth Vader representing cryptocurrencies against Blackbeard the Pirate representing gold, with both jostling for position as a viable option to fiat currencies, may have become less sardonic. The price of...
This trick saved me hours every day.

This trick saved me hours every day.

Years ago I joined a large company. I replaced someone who received a promotion and moved to a different division. Naturally, I inherited all of his meetings and conference calls. Within days I was drowning – meetings, calls, emails. Then, I took my life back. I...
Why Do You get Your Best Ideas on Holiday?

Why Do You get Your Best Ideas on Holiday?

When do you get your great ideas? I never get them at the office or in meetings. No, I always get my best ideas when I am off work, on holiday. What about you? Now why do you get your best ideas off work? Experts state that Gamma waves in our brain get ideas...