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Measuring Performance According to Goodhart

You might have noticed it in your own workplace. Someone higher up the ladder introduces a new performance measure and immediately, everyone prioritizes that measure – often with unintended and at times bizarre consequences. A classic anecdote of this in action involves a nail factory in the former Soviet Union.

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Tech Tribune’s List of Best Startups in Ann Arbor

The Tech Tribune recently recognized Kumanu as one of the best startups in Ann Arbor. World-class talent and investors ready to stimulate growth has put Ann Arbor on the map as a major tech hub. We are thrilled to be recognized alongside other startups leading the charge.

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Defining Work-Life Balance: Its History and Future

Defining work-life balance today is a complicated endeavor. The modern workforce is faced with a new set of rules, advanced technology, and a digital existence that is increasingly blurring the lines that define where work ends, and life begins. To look forward, let’s start at the beginning.

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The Financial Benefits of Purpose-Driven Companies

Purpose-driven companies have one thing in common, according to organizational consultant and thought leader Simon Sinek. “If you go to work in a purpose-driven organization, you are a happier person … and you will go home happier.” But what, exactly, is a purpose-driven company? Is it as simple as it sounds?

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How WellCare of Kentucky and Kumanu are Improving Lives

Each year, as many as 20,000 young people “age out” of the foster care system, many without strong family relationships or community connections to help them navigate their lives ahead. 25 percent of aged-out foster youth experience homelessness in their first four years on their own.

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Measuring Employee Engagement

Measuring Employee Engagement After examining the ways 12 different companies are measuring employee engagement, one thing is clear: the traditional methods of measuring engagement are

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Life On Purpose – The New Book From Vic Strecher

“Life on Purpose is in fact a must-read for anyone seeking a meaningful life. This is an inspired work, extraordinarily personal, accessible, credible, and practical. And with Life on Purpose, you will find peace and happiness through your own greater developed sense of purpose.”

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