• 5 Of The Biggest Social Media Moments Of 2014
    CEO.com - Dec 19
    The CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are starting to get it: sociability matters. Social media provides a platform for chief executives to connect with their consumers, advocate for a cause or share their thoughts with fans and... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Taking The Sting Out Of Criticism At Work
    Fortune - Dec 19
    If you really want another chance to let your boss finish what he meant to say, and to respond in a different way this time, why not ask for a do-over? “You could even explain at the outset that, this time, you intend... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How To Prevent Experts From Hoarding Knowledge
    HBR - Dec 19
    Asked if he would be willing to share his hard-earned knowledge with others in the company before he retired, the engineer laughed. “Why would I do that?” he asked. “First off, I don’t owe this company anything more.... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How To Get What You Want By Paying Attention To...
    Chief Executive - Dec 19
    All leadership is a conversation. All conversation has content and context. Content is “what” we’re talking about. Context is “how” we’re talking about it. When you’re reviewing next year’s budget with your... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 5 Leadership Lessons From The Cuba Negotiations
    Inc - Dec 19
    Regardless of where you stand on President Obama's recent decision to open diplomatic relations with Cuba, you can learn from the way Washington planned and ultimately brokered the Cuba détente. As reported, it took... Read »
    3 days ago
  • American Apparel: A Case Study In CEO Transition
    Forbes - Dec 19
    As CEO Dov Charney exits stage right, Wall Street is once again bullish on American Apparel. This despite losing $750 million in shareholder value over the last seven years, a 2014 fraught with scandal, and myriad questions... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The 13 Best Business Quotes Of 2014
    Mashable - Dec 19
    From the General Motors recalls to the Sony hacks to the stunning string of multi-billion dollar tech acquisitions this year, some of the biggest stories of 2014 were from the business world. Playing starring roles in... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Are You More Productive At The Office When Your Team...
    Forbes - Dec 19
    In one of my first jobs out of college I worked in a small San Francisco public relations firm, Horne, McClatchy & Associates, whose eight employees were all women. Now defunct, the firm raised money and staged special... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Stop Haggling And Start Negotiating Properly
    American Express - Dec 19
    In his classrooms at West Point and Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, Jeff Weiss teaches complex negotiation strategies, but he bans the word “compromise” because he doesn’t want his students to think negotiation... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 3 Ways To Perfect Your Leadership Strategy
    Inc - Dec 19
    Today, effective organizations depend almost exclusively on one powerful but volatile source for their success: their talent. Talented leaders represent the company to its clients; determine the quality of its products... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 5 Ways To Get Better At Asking For Help
    HBR - Dec 18
    It seems like leaders are always lamenting the lack of cooperation and collaboration in their organizations. But more often than not, the culprit isn’t their employees’ unwillingness to give others a hand — it’s the... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The 5 Leadership Stories Of 2014 We Can’t Stop...
    CEO.com - Dec 18
    Here are the five leadership stories that colored our conversations about business and leadership in 2014. Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe, TED What qualities make for a compelling leader? In a recent TED talk, Simon... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Loyalty To A Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous
    HBR - Dec 18
    The other night I watched Raymond Reddington, fictional star of the TV series The Blacklist, pull off another impossible plotline without breaking a sweat, explaining calmly to one of his minions that the key to winning is... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Why Successful CEOs Must Think Like The Janitor
    Fast Company - Dec 18
    What does it take to be a successful CEO? I’ve been asked this question a lot throughout my career, mostly by up-and-coming executives. The answer I most often give can always be counted on to elicit a passionate response.... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 7 Ways To Speed Up Your Productivity
    Inc - Dec 18
    Some days I just seem to move faster than others. It could be my mood, the weather or, perhaps, the tequila shots from the night before. Whatever the reason, working slow seems to make me feel worse for the wear, and I just... Read »
    4 days ago