Monthly Archive:: December 2015

What if you could replace performance evaluations with four simple questions? – The Washington Post

Everyone loves to hate performance evaluations, and with good reason: Research has shown them to be ineffective, unreliable and unsatisfactory for seemingly everyone involved. They consume way too much time, leave most workers deflated and feel increasingly out of step with reality. A once-a-year, backwards-looking conversation with the boss hardly fits our forward-looking, instantly updated


A GOOGLE EMPLOYEE TEACHES HIS COLLEAGUES HOW TO BLOCK OUT INTERRUPTIONS AND SET ASIDE “MAKE TIME.” BY JEREMIAH DILLON Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here. I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The

Seeking the Three Kings

THE BIBLICAL story of the Magi is part of an enduring Christmas tradition, but with an unexpected legacy. So what did the story really signify? Source: Dec 16th 2014, 17:13 BY ECONOMIST.COM

The Ten Commandments Why the Decalogue Matters» Mosaic

The biblical book of Genesis presents the story of how God’s new way for humankind finds its first adherent in a single individual—Abraham, a man out of Mesopotamia—and how that way survives through three generations in the troubled households of Abraham, his son Isaac, and his grandson Jacob, who is renamed Israel. By the end