• CEOs Reveal The Secrets To Motivating Employees To...
    Forbes - Jul 7
    A handful employees who perform at their peak is better than a dozen employees who operate at 50% efficiency. Yet, motivating employees to perform at their peak can be one of the biggest challenges business leaders... Read »
    14 hours ago
  • The Condensed Leader’s Guide To Running Meetings
    HBR - Jul 7
    We love to hate meetings. And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to stop spending so... Read »
    14 hours ago
  • 5 Ways Running A Business Is Like Running A Household
    CEO.com - Jul 7
    Whether you are on the household side looking at stepping into business, or on the business side beginning to focus on family and home, there are great lessons in running a household that can parlay into running a successful... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • A Summer Reading List That Will Help You Lead...
    Washington Post - Jul 6
    With summer in full swing, it’s time for some leisurely reading. For many, this means hitting the beach and getting immersed in the world of fiction. For others, it’s an opportunity to step back, reflect on work and gain... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Four Ways To Tell If Your Employees Are Keepers
    Forbes - Jul 6
    While most employees do well if they’re put in the right job and managed well, some employees seem to require much more than their fair share of energy. Over the years I’ve seen too many good managers devote way too much... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Not Becoming An Invisible Leader In Your Busiest Times
    Switch and Shift - Jul 6
    Great leadership requires a whole lot more than hard work. Sure, the ability to buckle down and plow through tasks is great, but disappearing into the shadows while doing so is something I call “invisible leadership” —... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Connect Teams With Your Organization
    Great Leaders Serve - Jul 6
    Today’s question comes from a leader who is familiar with some of my past work, specifically, The Secret of Teams and Chess Not Checkers. If you are not, here’s a really quick overview: one is about the power of teams... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Sage Business Leadership Advice From America’s...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 6
    Today, on Independence Day, many are thinking of summer BBQs, water sports and beer drinking in celebration of our national holiday. However, there’s much to remember about the Fourth of July for entrepreneurs. As the... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 10 Stupid Phrases The Worst Bosses Love To Use
    Inc - Jul 6
    We all over-use certain words and phrases. (Myself definitely included: I'm guilty of ending sentences with "...so..." when I'm not sure what else to say.) That's natural. But, if you're a boss hoping to communicate... Read »
    1 day ago
  • The Problem With Outsider CEOs
    Washington Post - Jul 6
    Way back in 1999, an executive from Lucent Technologies named Carly Fiorina was recruited to be CEO of Hewlett-Packard. The board of HP—that granddaddy of Silicon Valley companies—brought her in to help transform the... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How Inspiring Leaders Rise Above Their Naysayers
    Forbes - Jul 1
    A growing body of research suggests that our brains are wired to resist change, to be content with the status quo. “It could be that humans are wired to be natural naysayers,” according to Arvind Kumar, the lead... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 7 Bad Habits That Stand In The Way Of Your Success
    Inc - Jul 1
    Will Durant once wrote, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit." And often it is your habits that determine your success--or stand in its way. If you can rise above the habits that are... Read »
    6 days ago
  • How To Attract The Top Millennials To Work For Your...
    Bloomberg - Jul 1
    If you want to attract the largest generation in history to work at your company, you're going to have to give them two things: a sense of purpose and the ability to innovate. A new survey from Universum, a global... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 4 Strategies For Leading A Totally Overwhelmed Team
    The Muse - Jul 1
    “How can I carve time out of a ‘normal’ workday to put on my leadership hat, when my team and I have a tremendous workload and there are so many daily, tactical issues that need to be addressed?” Lisa wanted to... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 5 Phrases That Signal You’re About To Make A...
    Forbes - Jul 1
    Instead of preventing ourselves from heading down the wrong path–or admitting we made a mistake–we defensively attempt to rationalize our behavior. Ultimately, we keep digging ourselves deeper. Although it sounds a... Read »
    6 days ago