ALMOST 90% of New Year’s resolutions go bad, says British psychologist and researcher Richard Wiseman. Yet half of us will try to beat the odds anyway. For most, our attempts will lead to broken promises in February and failure guilt in March. Why are resolutions doomed?
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Tech entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Elon Musk seem to magically use their vision to attract and retain world-class talent, become media darlings, and establish meteoric valuations. So why does their vision work like magic while most people’s vision collects dust?
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During your next meeting, look around: Almost half of your employees would rather be waiting in line at the DMV or watching paint dry, according to a poll by software company Clarizen. U.S. employees spend about nine hours of each week preparing for or attending team meetings, and more than a third of them believe those meetings are a waste of time.
Roughly five years ago, few companies understood the role “culture” played in the workplace, or even what the term meant in the context of business. Although culture was slowly gaining recognition as a tool for growth, most C-level executives were focused on bottom lines, not crafting core values. But there was one notable exception to the status quo, and that exception was Cameron Herold, life-long entrepreneur, former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, and author of Double Double.