Business psychology

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership: The Godfather Way

As he washed his baby-blue Cadillac, Peter Clemenza pondered and rehearsed his lines, the expressions of his face. He would be curt with Paulie, as if displeased with him. With a man so sensitive and suspicious as Gatto this would throw him off the track or at least leave him... read more

8 minutes
Jul 7, 2017

How Teamwork Activities Help to Build a Strong Team Spirit

I remember that when I joined LiveChat, we had about 30 employees working in a small, quite dingy house. Every day, after coming to work, we did a small tournée around all rooms, saying “hi” to every group of people. We met in the kitchen during lunch and kept each other up to... read more

8 minutes
Jun 30, 2017

6 Down-To-Earth Business Lessons from Rand Fishkin

Hosting a podcast is a great way of gathering tons of knowledge and learning from the best, that’s for sure. What I discovered though was that it also gives you the opportunity to meet amazing people, and listen to their stories. A quick explanation for those who don’t know what... read more

7 minutes
May 26, 2017

How to Get Rid of Bad Work Habits and Be More Successful

Recently, I spoke with my friend about his work. He told me that he has so much work that he ends up working overtime almost every day. Of course, I felt sorry for him, but I couldn’t give up the impression that if he was able to get rid of a couple of bad work habits, he would... read more

6 minutes
Feb 3, 2017

How the Environment Affects Work Emotions

Sit back, relax and go to your happy place. What does it look like? There’s a good chance that the place that makes you happy the most is filled with sunshine and bright colors. It’s probably clutter-free, and just the thought of it makes you feel instantly at ease. Now, think... read more

Emily Walters
4 minutes
Jan 31, 2017

The Zuckerberg Effect: Qualities of a Good Boss

Mark Zuckerberg is probably one of the most beloved leaders in the business world. With a whopping 99% approval rating from his employees, he seems to be more of a superhero than a regular boss. But the thing is that he looks just like an “everyday normal guy.” If you didn’t know... read more

6 minutes
Jan 27, 2017

5 Tips on How to be a Good Boss and a Great Leader

The worst thing about being a bad boss is that you don’t realize it. You think that your employees like you, enjoy working with and call you a good boss. Then, it suddenly turns out that conversations stop when you’re entering a room. And that you’re the only person that’s not... read more

6 minutes
Jan 6, 2017

Why So Serious: Funny Business Quotes

We usually talk about business like it’s the most serious thing in the world. But, in all its seriousness, business can also be funny - that is if you give it a chance. In today’s article, I’ve prepared a few funny business quotes along with the descriptions. Treat this read like... read more

5 minutes
Jul 29, 2016

Darth Vader’s Guide To Killer First Impressions

Do you remember the time when you first saw Darth Vader? I wonder what your impression was upon seeing this glossy-black armored, 6'8" tall figure. Did you consider him as a kind and caring leader or rather a dark and ruthless figure? The answer is simple. Anyone who has heard... read more

5 minutes
Sep 1, 2015