Behavior

How to Have a Recovery-Friendly Workplace

Substance abuse in the workplace is a serious liability for employers. Every year in this country, drug and alcohol abuse are major contributors to workplace injuries and fatalities, plus they drain employee productivity and costs employers billions in lost productivity…

Drones Are Coming. Here’s How to Be Ready

A new employee may be joining your workplace soon – the drone pilot. “Pilot” may seem like a grandiose name for someone who operates a gadget the size of a toaster, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considers them pilots…

When Getting Angry Is a Positive

What if getting angry at work is a good thing? Heresy! Blasphemy! Sin! you say? Not to Susan Bernstein, a PhD executive coach and leadership consultant. Now don’t go thinking she’s suggesting you need a rage room, or that everyone…

How Silent Meditation Helped Me Succeed at Work

In this opinion piece published on the Wharton school website, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people. ∼∼∼∼ Yes, you…

Marijuana Use By Workers Continues to Rise

Just over 1 in 25 American workers tested positive for drugs last year. It’s the highest rate in a dozen years, says Quest Diagnostics. The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, which details the results of more than 10 million workforce…