• Is Your Star Performer Ready For Management?
    Entrepreneur - Apr 29
    More often than not, I have seen small business owners promote one of their young stars from a job as an individual contributor to a managerial position -- with less than stellar results. You may have had a similar... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • A Millennial Manifesto: Why Gen Y Will Change The...
    Forbes - Apr 29
    Surprise! Millennial and selfie are not synonyms. Google the word “millennial” and you’ll find articles, blog posts, and studies that leave one overarching impression: This massive class of 20 and 30-somethings... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • Corporate Ethics Can’t Be Reduced To Compliance
    HBR - Apr 29
    At companies across the globe, the layers of compliance mechanisms are growing. At first blush this seems to make sense: Perhaps the most obviously straightforward method of preventing unethical or damaging behavior is... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • 14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends
    Switch & Shift - Apr 29
    The connected economy means that for many of us, the weekends have blurred into weekdays. We work more and at all hours, and we don’t spend enough time recharging. All of us need down time to recharge and get re... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • How The “What’s Your Current...
    Washington Post - Apr 29
    In 2015 we added 8,214 employees to Google. And the women we hired, on average, received a 30 percent bigger salary increase upon joining the company, compared to men. Does that sound fair to you? Study after study... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • How CEOs Optimize Their Sleep Schedule
    Entrepreneur - Apr 29
    If you've ever listened to a doctor over the course of your life, you've almost definitely heard the recommendation that you get a good, full night of sleep. You've also probably had days where you wake up groggy, tired and... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • To Survive, Get Insanely Curious
    Switch & Shift - Apr 29
    “I was twelve or so. My dad asked what I wanted for my birthday. I said a subscription to Nature and Science. When it arrived, I was so frustrated. ‘This is science? I can’t understand a word of it!,’” she says... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • Don’t Wait Until After The Meeting To Start...
    HBR - Apr 29
    Julie was expecting Bruce to arrive at her office in five minutes. He would no doubt want input on the draft memo he’d sent yesterday—only she’d hadn’t found time to read it yet. She knew he also wanted to discuss... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • There Is No Formula That Guarantees A Thriving Culture
    Entrepreneur - Apr 28
    Business culture and its acknowledgement as an important factor in corporate success have come a long way in recent years. More and more companies are paying attention to culture, seeking to improve and sell it to employees... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How Companies Escape The Traps Of The Past
    HBR - Apr 28
    A staggering 88% of companies listed in the 1955 Fortune 500 are nowhere to be found in the same list today. They have gone bankrupt, merged, or simply shrunk off the list. Half a century ago, the life expectancy of a firm... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Five Leadership Traits That Will Make You Invaluable...
    Forbes - Apr 28
    Every successful business in today’s market is undergoing some degree of digital transformation. With the advancing pace of technology, no business will remain unchanged. Mobile platforms and increased connectivity are... Read »
    1 day ago
  • If You Need Better Leaders, Who You Gonna Call? HR.
    Entrepreneur - Apr 28
    Good leaders are hard to come by. Almost half of the companies that participated in the Workplace Trends’ Global Workforce Leadership Survey in February and March 2015 chose leadership as the hardest skill to find in... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Why Hiring For Cultural Fit Can Thwart Your Diversity...
    HBR - Apr 28
    Recently I had a revealing conversation with the head of sales of a global marketing company. She was talking about her company’s vision of diversity. As someone who has studied diversity for a long time, what she said was... Read »
    1 day ago
  • What Is A Strategic Brand Narrative
    Forbes - Apr 28
    Brands are no longer what we tell people we are, but what our community says about us. The Strategic Brand Narrative is a tool for creating and attracting people to your community. This narrative is ultimately distributed... Read »
    1 day ago
  • You Do Not Need The Answers. You Need The Right...
    Switch & Shift - Apr 28
    A recent debate with a friend, over a Shakespeare quote led to changing a company culture for the better. “To be or not to be? That is the problem,” the friend said. “The problem, I replied, “is that’s not... Read »
    1 day ago