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13 Workplace Trends That Will Dominate 2017
13 Workplace Trends That Will Dominate 2017

2016 has been shocking for the 80's generation. From David Bowie to George Michael, the year, by leaps and bounds, has wiped out a cohort of influential artists who have had the most profound effect on our cultural development. As sad as the closing of this year may be, with all our favorite, familiar faces gone too soon, 2016 has had us practicing a heart-rending but...

The #1 Way to Self-Love
The #1 Way to Self-Love

“You cannot fully love another, if you do not first love yourself, fully.” We’ve heard that before. We accept the challenge. We adopt “self-love” as a quest. “I will stand up for myself,” “I will follow my dreams,” “I will bring that idea to life,” “I will leave my husband,” “I will treat myself to chocolate.” We treat self-love as a chore. As something that must...

Defying the Odds: ITIL for Successful IT Projects
Defying the Odds: ITIL for Successful IT Projects

No project is ever initiated based on pessimistic projections, yet half of all large IT endeavours (of $15 million or more) flounder. 17 percent go so far astray that they jeopardize the very existence of the company[i]. While it is true that the larger the project, the higher the risk (IT projects with budgets exceeding $1 million have a 50 percent higher chance of failure than...

Banker’s Oath – the Seven Figure Price of Trust
Banker’s Oath – the Seven Figure Price of Trust

Discriminating between right and wrong and acting with integrity may seem like common sense to most people. But what are employers to do when the moral standards of those representing them repeatedly failed them in the past? The Dutch turn to God. Deities invoking or not, as of April 2015, all bankers in the Netherlands are obliged to take the Banker’s Oath. Even the transient workers...