In case the holiday weekend caused you to miss a great LinkedIn Weekend Essay from the LinkedIn Editors, it’s never too late to catch up on the news. Here’s a sneak peak at tomorrow’s blog feature.
There often seems to be one co-worker you clash with, right? Ever wonder why you have great chemistry with some colleagues and butt heads with others? Read the new article from Fast Company’s Stephanie Vozza, who talks to Kim Christfort, coauthor of Business Chemistry: Practical Magic for Crafting Powerful Work Relationships.
Leading in business today often means moving at a brisk pace, embracing a significant level of risk, and making decisions quickly. It can also require a certain level of adaptability and agility to navigate in uncertain times. Which behavioral types thrive in this kind of environment, and how can CIOs work with other types in the C-suite to drive success for their organizations? Read the article in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Corner.
Never mind how old millennials are. The idea of them is 30 years old. It was 1987 when William Strauss and Neil Howe hung that name on the people who would start to graduate from high school at the turn of the coming century.
And ever since, we’ve often heard the same stereotypes: They’re self-centered. Entitled. They value passion over performance. Fulfillment over a full day’s work. And they don’t understand why no one has given them a corner office yet. Now that millennials are deep into the workforce, how well do these stereotypes really hold up?
Where folklore falls short, Business Chemistry helps us look deeper. In the course of three online studies, the Deloitte Greenhouse team used a data-driven approach to see how working styles could aid in our understanding of millennials and how to maximize their strengths.
Business Chemistry uses analytics to reveal how each person reflects four scientifically based patterns of behavior: Pioneers, Drivers, Guardians, and Integrators. Knowing which traits emerge more strongly in which people can help drive more rewarding collaboration among people, within teams–and now, even between generations.
Learn how you can make the most of millennial talent. Download the report and explore more insights: www.deloitte.com/us/MillennialMindset
From the Daily Mail’s article: When it comes to work, do you like to jump into a project and see what happens, or do you prefer to take a more measured approach? How you work can define your work personality, according to a new Deloitte-published study on the science of Business Chemistry.