Posts Tagged Harvard Business Review

Career Plans Are Dangerous – Harvard Business Review

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” Really one of the most boring and least revealing questions…

Career Plans Are Dangerous – Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown – Harvard Business Review.



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Why I Hire People Who Fail – Harvard Business Review

Some interesting thoughts which might encourage to reflect on the common obsession with the perfectly streamlined candidate. And I love the idea of the “Failure Wall”.

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Shiny happy people…

Everyone wants happy employees, but is economy all about happiness? Even in economy 2.0, 3.0, 4.2,…

Rob Markey has some conclusions and arguments to think about: “We should aspire not just to make employees “happy,” but to do so by helping them achieve great things.”

Or in other words: “If you want to be happy, get a hobby. If you want your life to have meaning, get a career.” I won’t engage in the discussion if a career should determine the meaning of life, but it’s a catchy phrase.

A related HRB Article: Creating Sustainable Performance

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