Intel noticed three years ago that it was losing workers, most notably women and people of color, so it created an online hotline to help resolve issues and stem the attrition. WarmLine, run by case managers of Intel's Global Diversity and Inclusion team, boasts an 82% save rate.
The Department of Justice has agreed to give the House Intelligence Committee access to sensitive files from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Committee members say they are hopeful that Justice will continue to meet the committee's demands for documents related to the investigation.
A Falcon 9 rocket carried 60 satellites into space Thursday to support Elon Musk's Starlink internet venture. The launch is the first phase of a plan to provide high-speed internet around the globe.
This July, Lionsgate will open up a theme park with more than two dozen rides and virtual reality experiences in a 10-story-high building on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. The rides are based on several of the entertainment company's popular films, such as "Twilight," "Hunger Games," "Now You See Me" and more.
When designing a Power Point presentation, identify the one big idea you want to convey, then arrange the data to tell an insightful and beautiful story, writes Kory Grushka. "A presentation is not a series of disconnected ideas or data points, but the ultimate form of multimedia storytelling," he suggests.
Leaders can improve relationships by understanding their personal value and finding ways to show others they are valued, writes John Maxwell. "You invite people into relationship when you as a leader regularly serve others, are quick with a kind word, and are first to encourage someone," he writes.
To have deeper conversations, pay attention to the body language of the other person -- the "silent movie" in front of you -- writes Ed Batista. "The challenge is having the mental capacity to track these 'tests' and learn from them over time while maintaining interpersonal contact," he writes.
Net Promoter Score doesn't properly measure employee satisfaction in line with customer experience and it doesn't stand up to today's data-heavy, real-time tracking realities, writes Matt Egol. Ron Shevlin concurs, arguing that better tools exist to measure behavior rather than intentions.
Sleeping well and otherwise being productive can be a challenge for people like Alex Wilhelm, who splits his work and life between San Francisco and Rhode Island. He offers suggestions on how to manage, including cutting off caffeine at 2 p.m., sticking to water at night, using white noise and going to bed at the locally correct time.
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