The evidence is in.
According to the latest research, if you work in the corporate sector there is a 1-in-5 chance that your boss is a psychopath!
A study undertaken by Nathan Brooks, a forensic psychologist, and his research colleagues Dr Katarina Fritzon (Bond University) and Dr Simon Croom (University of San Diego), looked at people holding executive positions in the corporate sector. It was found that “…21% of 261 corporate professionals studied in the supply chain management industry had clinically significant levels of psychopathic traits.” Read More
If you’ve ever spent time looking for a new job, you probably know that it isn’t easy. Searching on job boards, talking to recruiters, turning up to interviews just so you can be judged! (Let’s face it…that’s what it is). None of it is fun.
Now, the process isn’t easy for hiring managers either. At times it can seem as though finding the right candidate is like looking for a drop in the ocean. Sure there are loads to choose from…but how do you find the right one? Read More
My co-founder and I had our first pitch experience last week. There was no equity involved, just a cash prize, so that meant less pressure — but it was in front of a live audience and six judges, including a real life Shark (the Shark Tank variety — not the aquatic version), so there was some potential for public humiliation.
In the end it was an incredible experience and although we didn’t walk away with the moolah, we were the crowd favourite and managed to truly connect with the audience. But most importantly, what did we learn? Read More
Have you ever thought about what the real cost of staying in the wrong job is? The answer is 2,000 years old (at least) and shouldn’t come as any surprise to you. Yet many of us continue to repeat an ageless mistake. Read More
I know a few people who love the work that they do.
I mean genuinely love it. As in, they would absolutely do it for free if they weren't fortunate enough to get paid to do it.
Those lucky few are just that…a few. Read More