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September 25, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

23 Bestselling Books That Will Inspire You To Change The World (Fall 2018)

  Shift The Work  was recently named a 2x bestseller by The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. As an author committed to the belief that by shifting the work world, we can transform the real world, this recognition added fuel to...

September 20, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

How Technology Will Change the Workplace

  As workers, no matter our current level of employment, we must keep an open mind to the possibility of reinvention. The rapid rise of technology has already led to disruption in a slew of professions. In some cases, it has...

September 7, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

The Evolution of Engagement

  We keep evolving. But does our attitude towards work change? In this series of blogs, adapted from my latest book, Shift The Work, I look at how our three different brains – our head, heart and gut brains – can make us more...

September 5, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Understanding The Three "Brains" in Our Body (And Their Critical Role at Work)

  It sounds a bit silly, but really, what is a brain? While traditional wisdom points us to the squishy matter between your ears, that's not necessarily the case. Recent research aims to make a much clearer distinction on what...

August 30, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

The Changing Tides of Employee Engagement

  “Work isn’t supposed to be fun.” So, goes the typical response from earlier generations when asked about the engagement crisis. At one time, this was true. Earlier generations had limited choices when it came to work. Skills,...

August 21, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

The Engagement Crisis Hits Home

We need to be engaged at every level. When we're not, society suffers. West Baltimore. April 2015. Riots break out after the death of Freddie Gray. Businesses destroyed, hundreds arrested, the Maryland National Guard deployed....

August 16, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

What Matters Is What's Interesting

“Put those fucking journals away,” our companion said, looking up from his menu.  My friends, entrepreneurs Yanik Silver and Joe Polish, and I had pulled out notebooks — intent on capturing the brilliant ideas of the man joining...

May 31, 2018 Tara Fox

The #1 Reason we are a Best Place to Work

At SHIFT our commitment to employee engagement is unwavering. Not just within our walls, but for our clients, too. We know that employees who feel passionate about what they do and valued by who they do it for feel more...

May 22, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

3 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom

  Personal finance is just different when you’re an entrepreneur.   So is being a partner, a parent, a friend, a sibling, a daughter, a son… you get the point. Garrett Gunderson gets this. As a New York Times bestselling...