• 3 Steps To A More Predictable Organization
    Entrepreneur - Jul 22
    Predicting revenue is a process that sales teams have used for decades to help company leaders make more informed decisions about the future. So, why not expand this practice to the rest of the organization? By asking all... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Are Your Meetings A Big Waste Of Time?
    Inc - Jul 22
    Information-sharing meetings comprise just 21 percent of the total. As for those famed and deeply useful brainstorming (translation: panic-because-we-have-no-new-ideas) meetings--these are a mere 5 percent. The numbers... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 6 Steps For Creating A Culture Of Significance From...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 22
    How can entrepreneurs keep their employees engaged for the long haul, when the excitement of the seed funding, product launch or IPO wears off? It isn't easy. Indeed, Gallup reports that 70 percent of today’s employees are... Read »
    6 days ago
  • The Simple Secret Of Employee Motivation
    Inc - Jul 21
    The case for autonomy: just look in the mirror The case for giving employees autonomy (you may prefer the word "empowerment") in how to carry out their work has been backed up for half a century by psychological and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why You Can’t Delegate And How To Fix It
    Entrepreneur - Jul 21
    A 2013 executive coaching survey, conducted by Stanford University, found that 35% of chief executives say delegating is something that they need to improve, while 37% said they’re trying to improve these skills. While... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How Your Organization Can Encourage Diversity In The...
    Forbes - Jul 21
    Setting up an inclusion program can help your employees feel comfortable to be their full selves at work, while cultivating diversity at your company. In past roles, I’ve experienced what it is like to be in the closet at... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Great Leaders: Knowing When To Step Aside
    Be Leaderly - Jul 21
    Great leaders are more than their persona. Their brand is a blend of tangible results, process improvement, creative solutions, and talent development. If they’re really good, they’ve been the “wind beneath the... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How 7 Entrepreneurs Make Their Mornings More Simple
    Inc - Jul 21
    Mark Zuckerberg-- Facebook's CEO was one of the first to tout the benefits of a personal uniform and he stuck to his guns even when it didn't go over well. The jeans-and-hoodie combo -- often lauded as a genius life hack... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness At...
    HBR - Jul 21
    To start, we don’t really know what happiness is, or how to measure it. Measuring happiness is about as easy as taking the temperature of the soul or determining the exact color of love. As Darrin M. McMahon shows in his... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 7 Challenges Successful People Overcome
    Forbes - Jul 21
    Maintaining the success mindset isn’t easy. There are seven things, in particular, that tend to shatter it. These challenges drag people down because they appear to be barriers that cannot be overcome. Not so for... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 7 Must-Have Attributes Of A Member Of A Super Work...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 20
    Every entrepreneur realizes that building a great team is critical to the success of his or her startup, but many don’t realize that it takes more than multiple qualified employees to make an effective team. It’s... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 7 Things Leaders Do To Help People Change
    HBR - Jul 20
    Ever tried to change anyone’s behavior at work? It can be extremely frustrating. So often the effort produces an opposite result: rupturing the relationship, diminishing job performance, or causing the person to dig in... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Leadership: When Information Inhibits Knowledge
    Switch & Shift - Jul 20
    How many times have you heard that “knowledge is power?” I’m guessing that without much thought, you readily nod your head in agreement. In every vocation, from academics to business to politics, the knowledge... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Discover The Stronger Side Of Your Leadership...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 20
    There’s been a lot of talk lately about the importance of vulnerability. Too much of this talk has gone in the wrong direction, however, by focusing on people sharing their “shame” about this act or that, as a way... Read »
    1 week ago
  • One Tool Every Leader Needs
    Great Leaders Serve - Jul 20
    How do you keep score as a leader? What key metrics ultimately determine whether you are winning or not? Several years ago, my coach asked me questions like these and others. I had to confess, I wasn’t sure I had good... Read »
    1 week ago