• 5 Companies That Do Less, Better
    CEO.com - Feb 27
    As businesses grow, they become more complex. Chronic complexity is draining company resources and creativity. When organic growth slows, CEOs are prone to moving their organizations into adjacent markets. To meet the... Read »
    2 days ago
  • If Your Boss Tells You To Get A Coach, Don’t Panic
    CEO.com - Feb 26
    How does it feel when you’re told that you need a coach, whether it’s your boss or someone else? For many managers it feels like a kick in the gut, a clear sign that you’re doing something wrong and your job might be... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Hard-Won Lessons In Creating And Inspiring An Engaged...
    CEO.com - Feb 25
    The average adult spends 65 percent of his or her waking hours at work. Yet according to the most recent studies, only a dismal 13 percent of workers worldwide (that’s less than 1 in 7) describe themselves as engaged,... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How Leaders Should React When Someone Disappoints
    CEO.com - Feb 23
    “Why?” the CEO of the hedge fund yelled at one of his portfolio managers. “Why would you increase that investment? What were you thinking?” The portfolio manager muttered a weak defense which the CEO promptly and... Read »
    5 days ago
  • The Key To A Great Workplace Culture (No Matter Where...
    CEO.com - Feb 20
    Executives should pay attention to differences between workplaces in Asia and North America, but trust, pride and camaraderie are central to great cultures everywhere. When hotel chain Marriott entered the India market in... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 3 Tips For Giving An Unforgettable Presentation
    CEO.com - Feb 19
    Far too often, bad presentations happen to smart people. We’ve all seen a few cluttered slides and jargon-filled sentences prevent great ideas from getting off the ground. The difference between an impactful presentation... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Leave A Job Gracefully: Last Impressions Can...
    CEO.com - Feb 17
    A couple of years ago, a senior consultant left our firm to take a managerial position with one of our clients. Although sad to see him go, we were pleased that he had an opportunity to try something different in his career.... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Get Stuff Done: 5 Productivity Hacks For Young CEOs
    CEO.com - Feb 13
    Being a CEO is hard enough. But the pressure can double when you're under 30. Older employees can find it hard to take you seriously, you have to work twice as hard to earn respect, and if you are coming into an old... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Don’t Let A Communication Gap Derail Your...
    CEO.com - Feb 12
    Just talk to people. It sounds so easy. But for my co-founder Shaun Ritchie and me, learning to communicate better was a tough lesson. Now, we’re a much better company because of it. We started Neutron Interactive in... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 8 Candidate Warning Signs You Need to Know
    CEO,com - Feb 11
    You’ve found the perfect resume? Great! That could mean the candidate who wrote it is perfect for your organization - or she is just a great resume writer. Using keywords in resumes is becoming commonplace among... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • How Romance Might Save Your Job
    CEO.com - Feb 10
    I’m not afraid to say it -- we need more romance at work. I don’t mean romance in the literal, romantic-love sense. What I’m advocating for is reframing the way many employees view their jobs: a pressure-cooker... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • To Make Better Decisions, Build A Top-Notch Team
    CEO.com - Feb 9
    Business moves fast—that’s nothing new. But these days, business isn’t just fast, it’s in hyper-drive. It’s a reality that is making more and more executives adopt Colin Powell’s axiom that in order to stay... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Get More Done During Your Commute
    CEO.com - Feb 6
    By now, we all know multitasking doesn’t work. Our brains are incapable of focusing on more than one thing at a time. We might think we’re multitasking as we scan our email while on a conference call, but we’re not.... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 5 Ways To Develop More Strategic Thinking
    CEO.com - Feb 5
    As executive coaches, we often work with clients on developing strategic thinking skills for themselves and their team members. It’s an essential and often underdeveloped skill in today’s short-term, performance-based... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Don’t Ask For New Ideas If You’re Not Ready To...
    CEO.com - Feb 3
    Companies that focus on innovation often worry about how to encourage people to contribute ideas. But what happens when you ask people to participate in an innovation effort, and then get flooded with too many... Read »
    3 weeks ago