Don’t Forget About Burr: Bringing New Talent & Longtime Employees Together

If you have any interest in today’s pop culture, chances are you’ve heard of a little Broadway musical called Hamilton. If you haven’t, here’s the quick rundown: musical genius Lin-Manuel Miranda tells the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton, from his humble beginnings to his valiant efforts in the Revolutionary War; his murky political career to, finally, the duel […]

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Fostering the Coachability Kid

Over the weekend I spent a day at the pool and ended up playing babysitter to three of the neighborhood kids. Living in the city with mostly millennial friends who shudder at the idea of having their own children, I’m never around kids. As I splashed and played and swam with the three little nuggets […]

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Workplace Geneva Convention: 3 Tips To Keep Your Work Fights Fair

Think of the last time you had an argument with someone at work. Sucked, right? No one likes conflict, which is why so many of us avoid it at all costs. And don’t get me started on the emotional toll—all the discussion in the coolest of arguments can leave you exhausted. If everyone would just […]

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Kinetix Summer Speaking Series: Angela Haneklau

Our interns are here—and that means our summer speaking series is back in full swing, too. Our first featured speaker is Angela Haneklau, VP/GM of Peak 10, and her son, Jimbo, currently completing his final internship before stepping foot in the real world at mBlox. She dished out her coveted advice for free on being […]

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Managers: It’s Easy To Fear What You Don’t Understand

Employee participation in the goal-setting process occurs when the manager directly involves the employee in the defining and setting of their own goals. It has long been shown to impact goal achievement by impacting an employee’s commitment to and perceived importance of their goals. Participation is linked to employee satisfaction, performance, and engagement—things all good […]

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