Why employees are mostly training themselves

Employees get 1% of their working week to focus on training and development. Yet, we live in a culture where companies look to hire “learning animals”. The perfect employee has the smarts to handle massive change and the character to love it. IBM found that when deprived of advancement opportunities, learning animals were 12 times more likely to […]

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Why Doing Mostly Nothing at Work is OK

When you let your mind wander, you engage a brain circuit called the “default mode network” (DMN) . Dipping into our deep storehouse of memories, ideas, and emotions plugs us into our DMN. Which was thought of as our “Mostly Do Nothing” circuit. Until recently. Turns out, the “resting” DMN uses 20% of the body’s […]

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excuses for being late to work

top 15 most hilarious employee excuses for lateness you will ever hear

People on Quora reveal the most awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping excuses they’ve heard for lateness from an employee or co-worker. Yes, this happened. Source From the “cat told me it was Saturday” to  “my Llama gave birth”, I dare you not to crease yourself at these excuses. Share them at work – you’ll look great in comparison! Caught […]

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