Work-Life Balance: A Bad Concept That Ignores The Real Problem

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

By Jason

Previously published on

Work-life balance is one of those concepts I love to hate. Here’s why:

The notion of work-life balance is artificial at best, and at worst, it’s a false way of describing a very serious problem that exists in our workplaces.

Work is part of life — no work, no money, and no money, no food or roof to live under or (insert other necessity of survival here).…

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Posted by Bulletproof Talent on 06/20 at 05:16 AM
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Flipping the Script on Feedback

By Jason

Published previously on

Once upon a time, I was charged with implementing talent management for the company where I worked.

I eagerly took on the task and, with the help of a crafty consultant; we built an elegant competency-driven program.

As with any good talent management program, this one required managers to engage in a competency assessment for each of their people. And, as you probably know, talent assessment requires…

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Posted by Bulletproof Talent on 06/20 at 05:08 AM
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Would You Rather Be Right or Happy at Work?

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

By Cy

This post originally published on Cy's Fast Company expert blog.

There are two distinct camps in the business world today--leaders whose teams have failed to measure up and instead do nothing more than deliver excuses, and leaders whose teams have delivered results in spite of the same difficult circumstances. The difference between the two? The path that the leaders chose to take.

The first path usually begins when a leader…

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Posted by Bulletproof Talent on 06/13 at 08:09 AM
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