• CEOs Don’t Care Enough About Capital Allocation
    HBR - Apr 17
    In his 1987 letter to investors, Warren Buffet made the following observation: “the heads of many companies are not skilled in capital allocation, and … it is not surprising because most bosses rise to the top because... Read »
    2 days ago
  • 3 Lessons For Greatness In Mentorship
    Forbes - Apr 17
    The readers of my weekly blog and I have enjoyed a fruitful relationship over the past few years, but if you’re brand new to my posts because of Forbes.com, then you might be asking yourself: Do we really need more sports... Read »
    2 days ago
  • 5 Ways To Maintain Your Credibility As A Manager
    HuffPo - Apr 17
    Employees look to their leaders for continual direction and motivation. It can be exceedingly difficult to lead a team toward common goals if you have not established a credible rapport with your employees first. But what... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Today’s Challenge: Win The Heart
    Great Leaders Serve - Apr 17
    To Win the Heart is a priority for leaders who are trying to build a High Performance Organization. These leaders understand engagement energizes effort. The path to a person’s heart is unique for every individual, but... Read »
    2 days ago
  • 5 Ways To Be The Leader Employees Rally Behind
    Entrepreneur - Apr 17
    If you are like most entrepreneurs I know, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get all your own work done, as well as run the many one-hour meetings each team member seems to demand for decisions and mentoring. I... Read »
    2 days ago
  • What Effective Leaders Must Learn From Their Followers
    LinkedIn - Apr 17
    People naturally focus on leaders. Yet it's important for leaders to see things from the perspective of followers and, at times, literally step in their shoes. Let me explain what I mean. A few years ago, Jon Tisch,... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Stop Talking About Millennials And Learn To Manage A...
    CEO.com - Apr 17
    Most recent warnings about Millennials in the workplace have been harsh and overblown. Headlines such as “The ‘Trophy Kids’ Go to Work” and “Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation” aren’t just guilty of making... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Ascending To The C-Suite
    McKinsey - Apr 16
    Nearly half of top executives say they weren’t effective at earning support for their new ideas when they moved into C-suite roles—and more than one-third say they have not successfully met their objectives during their... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How To Refocus A Meeting After Someone Interrupts
    HBR - Apr 16
    You did everything you were supposed to do: Invited all the right people, sent out an agenda in advance, and got everyone’s agreement on the process. Despite your diligence, your meeting is being hijacked. How should you... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 5 Strategies For Running A Company In A Hyper-Growth...
    Mashable - Apr 16
    Entrepreneurs often ask how to successfully run a growth company. The response is simple: Do what you love, surround yourself with people you love and make an impact. While this may sound simple enough, putting it to work... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Raises For CEOs In Washington Are Among The Highest...
    Washington Post - Apr 16
    CEOs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have been getting some big raises. New data from ISS Corporate Solutions, a subsidiary of proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services that provides research to... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Why It’s Easy To Love A Vulnerable Boss
    LinkedIn - Apr 16
    Many thanks to those who took the time to read Tuesday’s article, The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders. In this piece, I explained how successful leaders are willing to be transparent -- to pull back the curtain and... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 7 Skills To Be A More Influential Leader
    Switch and Shift - Apr 16
    We’ve all seen it. Someone gets up to speak at a conference or team meeting, and people reach for their cell phones to check email, and another person gets up to speak and the room sits, completely captivated. There are... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How to Get Your Team To Think More Creatively
    Entrepreneur - Apr 16
    Creative thinking is a tough act to pinpoint—it is, at the same time, highly specific and wonderfully simple. Which is to say that it can be hard to practice and engineer. All companies try, of course. Some succeed only to... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Leaders As Decision Architects
    HBR - Apr 15
    All employees, from CEOs to frontline workers, commit preventable mistakes: We underestimate how long it will take to finish a task, overlook or ignore information that reveals a flaw in our planning, or fail to take... Read »
    4 days ago