• The Answer To Every Business Question Is ‘It...
    HBR - Jul 25
    What happens when you put three business professors in a rental car and send them out to talk to owners and managers of small- and medium-sized businesses? Would they discover their MBA frameworks to be a bunch of academic... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Most Managers Think Of Themselves As Coaches
    HBR - Jul 25
    Results of a survey we’ve been conducting indicate a stronger desire to display coaching attributes than we were expecting. Read »
    2 days ago
  • Leadership Ethics: Why It Always Matters
    Switch and Shift - Jul 25
    Do you really want your company to thrive? Do The Right Thing. Always. And uphold the others you work with to, as well. Read »
    2 days ago
  • A Good Life And A Big Job: Executives Say Both Are...
    WSJ - Jul 25
    Can you work long hours without sacrificing your personal life? More senior executives think that’s possible. Read »
    2 days ago
  • Why Generations Clash At Work
    Entrepreneur - Jul 25
    Maybe it’s me, but all the hoopla over Millennials being different rubs me the wrong way. I guess I don’t particularly care for broad characterizations of generations of people. Some fit the stereotype and some don’t.... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Are You Stopping Some Of Your Customers From Doing...
    Forbes - Jul 25
    Often, I have seen and experienced business processes that are designed and make sense from a process view or a marketers view or a finance view. But, when presented to customers or employees they don’t make sense or... Read »
    2 days ago
  • How A Balanced Workplace Culture Can Support Your...
    Fast Company - Jul 25
    "'Sama' means 'equal' in Sanskrit; 'balance' is the root word," says Janah. "It's the guiding principle for my work and life and our family of enterprises. I apply it to our culture as much as our mission of addressing the... Read »
    2 days ago
  • 3 Reasons Introverts Make Excellent Employees
    American Express - Jul 25
    Think that extroverts have it all? Think again. The truth is, introverts are essential to every company culture and are highly desirable team members. Read »
    2 days ago
  • 3 Qualities Of Exceptionally Gifted Leaders
    Inc - Jul 25
    In my 20 years in business, the best leaders always seem to have these three qualities. Read »
    2 days ago
  • Building Your Leadership Legacy: What Mark Will You...
    Chicago Now - Jul 25
    We all want to leave a mark on the world...or at least we should. What will people remember you for? How will you change the world? Read »
    2 days ago
  • Emotional Intelligence Might Be Your Secret Weapon To...
    Business Insider - Jul 25
    Is your EQ (emotional intelligence) more important than your IQ when it comes to nabbing your dream job? An increasing amount of employers are putting down the resume (or, at least, putting it aside) in order to evaluate... Read »
    2 days ago
  • 3 Ways To Tell If You’re A Dysfunctional CEO
    CEO.com - Jul 25
    Over the years, I have worked with and witnessed CEOs who were completely dysfunctional. They had angry outbursts, belittled their employees, micro-managed everyone, refused to spend money when needed and treated “A”... Read »
    2 days ago
  • CEOs, Get To Know Your Rivals
    HBR - Jul 25
    In an interview, Cisco CEO John Chambers once remarked on his intimate knowledge of rival CEOs. He claimed that based on this insight he could anticipate their market moves one or even two steps in advance. I thought he... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart
    CEO.com - Jul 24
    I had been planning a dinner party for weeks. There were twenty people coming, some family, some friends, to celebrate my wife Eleanor’s birthday. I designed a ritual for her: my goal was to create a space where people... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Become A Productivity Superstar
    Inc - Jul 23
    The modern workday is all about completing complex tasks. Because we live a world of micromanagement and hyper-connectivity--posting 140-character status updates on Twitter, using online apps to track every business expense... Read »
    4 days ago