Human issues

The Bad American Habits Kicked in Finland

Change isn’t a bad thing – kick a few bad American habits http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/five-bad-american-habits-i-kicked-in-finland/385140/?utm_source=SFFB 1. I don’t fear awkward silences. 2. I don’t say things I don’t mean. 3. I don’t leave food on my plate. 4. I don’t take coffee to go. 5. I don’t feel uncomfortable in my own skin. Posted from WordPress for

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team – NYTimes.com

New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter. Yet many of today’s most valuable firms have come to realize that analyzing and improving individual workers ­— a practice known as ‘‘employee performance optimization’’ — isn’t enough. As commerce becomes increasingly global and complex, the bulk of modern work is