• 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 »
    14 hours ago
  • How To Get Smart About Your Mobile Security Practices
    CEO.com - May 20
    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 »
    5 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 »
    6 days 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
  • Four Pillars of Character-Driven Leadership
    CEO.com - May 11
    Honesty really is the best policy—and it pays well, too. In an effort to gather hard data to support what many consider to be soft factors, leadership advisor Fred Kiel, author of Return on Character: The Real Reason... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • All You Need To Know About Big, Bad HR Initiatives
    CEO.com - May 10
    Be honest: what are your first thoughts when one of your HR managers walks into your office? Do you think “Oh great, what new trendy HR initiatives have they heard about now and how much are the going to cost?” Or do you... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Four Ways To Create A Culture Where Innovation Will...
    CEO.com - May 5
    At Spotify, failure calls for cake. Rewarding those results might sound unorthodox to the executive of the past, but it’s exactly the mindset an agile company should adopt. Agile companies are the future of business.... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • CEO Social Leadership In 2016
    CEO.com - May 4
    2016 brings with it the expectation of complete digital connection. In a world of consumers expecting 24/7 access to information and service social media interaction is a necessity. Recently released studies show the level... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Your Time Doesn’t Have To Be ‘Of The...
    CEO.com - May 3
    When I started my company as a Virginia Tech engineering student, I didn’t quite know what I’d committed to. I was taking classes, leading a vibrant social life, and striving to get my company running. But once I’d... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • What CEOs Can Learn From Prince’s Presence
    CEO.com - Apr 28
    You only need to scroll through the photos of iconic buildings bathed in purple in the days following Price's death to see evidence of his presence. From the Eiffel Tower to the Superdome, the world glowed his signature... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective
    HBR - Apr 25
    No matter what industry you are in or what job you do, you probably have experienced the frustration of working within a dysfunctional team — one marked by drawn-out discussions that led nowhere or heated conflicts that... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Get Your Team To Collaborate
    CEO.com - Apr 20
    More than a mere buzzword, collaboration can promote innovation and a healthy team. Yet embedding collaboration as a culture or a practice can be hard to implement in your organization. Let’s look at some hard truths... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Increase Your Return On Failure
    HBR - Apr 19
    One of the most important—and most deeply entrenched—reasons why established companies struggle to grow is fear of failure. Indeed, in a 2015 Boston Consulting Group survey, 31% of respondents identified a risk-averse... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 11 Practices To Make Your Brain Smarter
    CEO.com - Apr 18
    In the words of legendary investor Warren Buffett, knowledge builds up, like compound interest. The more you learn and devote to the process, the easier learning becomes. Increasing your intellect takes work and a... Read »
    1 month ago