• This Is What Job Seekers Look For In The Best Sales...
    CEO.com - May 27
    Sales jobs are notoriously difficult to fill, and it’s not just industry hype -- sales representatives were among the top five hardest jobs to fill in the ManPowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage survey. To successfully... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Leading A Brainstorming Session With A Cross-Cultural...
    HBR - May 27
    Brainstorming is the default way in which many teams and organizations come up with new ideas. And it’s commonly said that the more diverse the group, the greater the potential for innovative ideas. However, it doesn’t... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Are You Leading By Example?
    CEO.com - May 26
    “Lead by example” is a well-worn piece of advice. We all nod our heads in rapt agreement when we hear it, but how many of us actually do it? We know that “Do as I say, not as I do” is a destructive mantra to embrace,... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Listening Is An Overlooked Leadership Tool
    HBR - May 26
    “What do you think?” I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.”... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Building Business Rapport Across Cultures
    HBR - May 25
    For the better part of my career, I’ve worked in the United States and Latin America, where I went first as a missionary, then as an investment banker, and eventually as an equity analyst for Merrill Lynch. Going to and... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How To Get Smart About Your Mobile Security Practices
    CEO.com - May 25
    When the first IBM Simon smartphone debuted about 20 years ago, according to Business Insider, only a few could have imagined how indispensable these devices would become in our daily lives. Many now rely on smartphones for... Read »
    3 days ago
  • What Trade Deals Are Good For
    HBR - May 24
    In recent months, trade agreements have moved from the arcane pages of academic journals to the front pages of newspapers, from university lecture halls to the presidential campaign trail. What are these agreements about?... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Four Ways To Make Sure Your Culture Is By Design, Not...
    CEO.com - May 19
    Most CEOs see culture as their company’s version of an appendix: They don’t think much about it and accept it for what it is without purposeful design or active intervention. While some “default cultures” do lead... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Three Ways Your Idea Of Career Paths Is Stuck In The...
    CEO.com - May 18
    When it comes to employees’ futures, a lot of organizations are stuck in the past. In fact, a 2015 SHRM survey found that only 20 percent of employees are satisfied with the advancement opportunities their current... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Do It Like Doritos: Use Crowdsourcing Inside Your...
    CEO.com - May 17
    For the past 10 years, Doritos has blazed the trail in external crowdsourcing. Rather than lean on expensive ad executives, the company has invited the general public to take part in competing for the chance to promote its... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why A Culture of Efficacy Will Drive Your Efficiency
    CEO.com - May 16
    Rebuilding and racing cars has been a passion since high school. Back then, “bigger, louder, and faster” was the ultimate goal. Then one day, I was challenged to race this tiny car, Alfa Romeo, on a curvy track. I got... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 7 Efficiency Lessons From Small Business Owners...
    Switch and Shift - May 13
    Building a small business can seem like an uphill battle. You’re facing challenges and making decisions that you’ve never made before. Added to the normal stress of life, managing a small business can be... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Overcoming Unconscious Bias Is Key To Building An...
    Entrepreneur - May 13
    The concept that diversity in the workforce is good for business is nothing new, but it is becoming increasingly supported by very compelling data. Just last year McKinsey and Company released research showing that companies... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 10 Benefits Of Being A Trustworthy Leader
    Switch and Shift - May 13
    In the digital age, it’s easy to present a persona online that follows a carefully crafted narrative. That story line may be true or have elements of truth. We can be whomever we want online. I know people who appear... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • How Shared Leadership Changes Our Relationships At...
    HBR - May 13
    Consider the challenges of the 21st century enterprise: things change too fast for one individual to know how to best respond; there are many explanations for any event, and multiple perspectives are needed to understand... Read »
    2 weeks ago