give and take
Most leaders are aware of the link between employee engagement and business results. We've seen studies like Aon Hewitt's 2013 Trends in Global Employee Engagement, which showed that a 5% increase in engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenues.
In the past year and a half, I've given over 100 keynote speeches and hundreds of presentations, and things have changed dramatically. I still get nervous occasionally, but public speaking is now one of my favorite activities. Here are the five steps that have been most helpful in reducing my anxiety.
I highly admired them for the infinite efforts they put into "giving," and especially, into mentoring students and professionals.
Infographic by Jan Diehm for the Huffington Post Too often, though, we equate giving only with money. And of course, donating
Go-Giver Of The Week: How One College Student Turned His Personal Tragedy Into An Opportunity To Give Back
Camp Kesem is a cause that's close to Viner's heart. To help kids who are going through the same thing that he did, he's
When people think you're trying to influence them, they put their guard up. But when they feel you're trying to help them, or to muse your way to the right answer, or to be honest about your own imperfections, they open up to you. They hear what you have to say.
The Torah reminds us that while we might think we acquire property, such as Land, let's not kid ourselves. Ultimately, it belongs to God. During our lifetimes, we are given a sacred trust to safeguard the Land so that future generations may enjoy it as well.
If you've felt betrayed by someone who often asks for favors, yet rarely reciprocates, you are not alone. What makes some givers successful and sought-after is that they have both a deep, evident caring for others, yet they also attend to their own self-interest.
Spouses and families contribute to an individual's professional success, no doubt. But how should they be acknowledged?
Economists have an analysis technique to identify and compare all expenditure and benefits of a given project; cost/benefit analysis. There's a similar energetic rule for interpersonal associations.