I’ve studied thousands of employees for over 30 years. This is what the truly indispensable people do differently.

Bruce Tulgan has been conducting workplace and employee research in different organizations from the US Army to Walmart since 1993. He says that in every industry, there are employees who make themselves indispensable by learning how to collaborate well with coworkers at all levels of the company. Tulgan explains that go-to employees aren’t always ‘yes-happy,’ because they know that overcommitment can result in missed deadlines or subpar work. Instead, they communicate their needs openly and professionally, and offer creative solutions when they come across a problem. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ever since I founded my consulting company RainmakerThinking in 1993, companies have been inviting me to speak… Read More

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Germany has rejected Trump’s bid to bring Russia back into the G7

Germany has rejected President Trump’s suggestion that Russia should be re-admitted to the “Group of Seven” meeting of leading economies. Russia was expelled in 2014 after President Vladimir Putin annexed the Crimean Peninsula and backed a rebellion in eastern Ukraine. Heiko Maas, Germany’s foreign secretary, said there was no prospect of re-admitting Russia until it had resolved the situation in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. ‘As long as we do not have a solution there, I see no chance for this,’ he said. Trump told Fox News in June: “It’s not a question of what he’s done. It’s a question of common sense.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Germany… Read More

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The UK is considering an online sales tax to raise $2.5 billion and level the playing-field for high-street businesses, according to a report

The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering an online sales tax, as concerns grow around the collapse of British high-street retail. The online sales tax could consist of two parts — a 2% charge on goods sold online, and a mandatory charge on consumer deliveries. The tax could be a “sustainable and meaningful revenue source for the government,” the UK Treasury said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering an online sales tax to save high-street businesses and raise more than $2.5 billion (£2 billion) a year for the UK government. The Times reports that the online sales tax would comprise… Read More

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Intel lost $42B in market value after revealing it might not make its own next-gen chipsets

Intel stock plunged on Friday after the US computing giant revealed a third-party manufacturer might make its next generation chipsets — wiping $41.72 billion from its market value. The announcement sent traders flocking to Intel‘s rivals. Taiwan’s TSMC, the world’s largest chipmaker by market cap, grew by $33.8 billion on Friday, while AMD added $11.5 billion. According to Bloomberg, TSMC’s 10% rally sent its stock to its highest point since 1990, ranking it the 12th most valuable stock in the world, tech or otherwise. TSMC produces chipsets for AMD, among others. Remarkably, AMD’s stock surge mirrored Intel‘s losses; $AMD closed the day up 16%, $INTC down… This story continues at… Read More

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