Blogs

Are you bored and antsy? Or stressed and overwhelmed? These seem to be the two current ranges of emotion, according to my colleagues and clients here at Prestige Scientific. Either way, there’s a common solution: more reading. Reading both relaxes and entertains. Here are the top 5...

A company hired a few really talented cannibals. During on-boarding, the hiring director said, “We want to welcome you to our team, but please note, you can’t eat any of our other employees.” The cannibals promised they wouldn’t. A few weeks later, the cannibals’ boss said “You...

Companies that balance selling a product with doing good in the world are on the rise. And that’s not surprising, since millennial shoppers are known for voting with their dollar. Altruism sells. A lot of companies make an effort to give back through lump-sum annual donations...

We often hear stories about illegal immigrants going to great lengths to cross the border. But we don’t always hear about the perseverance required of an immigrant attempting to move to the US legally. Take Eric Yuan. Before he became the founder of Zoom, Yuan applied...

Are you passionate about your job? Passion is a word we often hear in conjunction with career choices. But a recent article on HBR suggests that what we should really be seeking is meaning. This doesn’t mean you have to quit the banking or tech industry...

Is “lack of accountability” really a thing? Melissa Raffoni, CEO of The Raffoni Group, cautions leaders to use this phrase sparingly. While saying “we need more accountability,” is often intended to light a fire under people, it can have other consequences — like making people feel...

“Mike, I’m stressed.” This is the most common response I’m getting these days to a simple “How are you?” and I get it. These are pretty stressful times. But inherent in this challenge lies the opportunity for some hardcore self-care. The Mayo Clinic’s website has a...