• The Secret To Employee Engagement Is Shoves And Tugs
    Forbes - Aug 14
    Here’s one of the most important lessons about employee engagement: Everybody has shoves and tugs. Shoves are those issues that demotivate you, drain your energy, stop you from giving maximum effort, and make you want to... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Really Dumb Ways To Make Decisions That Derail Your...
    Entrepreneur - Aug 13
    Whether in business or in life, we all tend to have different perceptions of, or biases about, the people and circumstances around us. There's a degree of truth in the saying "perception is reality" but there are at... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Pitfalls Of Transformation — 5 Common Traps...
    Forbes - Aug 13
    One of the world leaders in technology is currently undergoing a massive multi-year transformation, to take its customer experience reputation from zero to hero. It’s a recognised leader in its field but also leads the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 7 Common Thoughts That Are Destroying Your Success
    Inc - Aug 13
    The challenge with the mind is that it is naturally negatively bent, and this keeps us from tapping into the incredible amount of positive potential we possess. We have to consciously reverse the negative in order to get to... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Create A “Mastermind Group” To Help Your...
    HBR - Aug 13
    Getting to the top of your field is a challenge, but it’s easier with the support of a strong peer network. A group of trusted colleagues – often known as a mastermind group – can provide honest feedback, help you... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The 4 Types Of Decisions, And How To Approach Each One
    Entrepreneur - Aug 12
    Making good decisions is critical to business success. The first step in good decision-making is to understand that not all decisions are created equal. We like to differentiate decisions along two dimensions: importance... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Entrepreneurs, Economic Growth, And The Enlightenment
    HBR - Aug 12
    Diderot’s Encyclopedie, best known as an eighteenth-century repository of Enlightenment principles, might also serve as an interesting lens into what makes economies grow. The Encylcopedie was a project spearheaded by... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Four Ways To Stimulate Growth In Others
    Great Leaders Serve - Aug 12
    Engaging and developing others is one of our primary roles as a leader. For some of  us this comes very naturally and for others it is a discipline that must be cultivated. Regardless of the ease or rigor required, the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Humility: The Missing Ingredient To Your Success
    Entrepreneur - Aug 12
    Over the last 20 years, a new breed of celebrity-status entrepreneurs has come to the fore. Names like Mark Cuban, Arianna Huffington, Gary Vaynerchuk and especially Steve Jobs have all built a reputation for their brash... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 5 Painful Mistakes You Should Never Make When...
    Inc - Aug 12
    Yesterday I attended a webinar on "Professional Presentation Skills" sponsored by a well-known Eastern university and featuring an "expert in effective presentations". I hoped I would learn something, but in fact the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Real Reason You’re Losing Top Talent (Hint:...
    Forbes - Aug 12
    Recently, I watched a young CEO being interviewed. One of the tougher questions he faced was being asked to explain what he thought led to several key hires leaving his startup in rapid succession in the past couple of... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Making Mergers, Acquisitions, And Other Business...
    HBR - Aug 6
    Business is being turned outside-in. Acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, alliances, partnerships, and other business combinations are no longer exceptions for most firms — they have become central to gaining competitive... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • How To Thwart A Business Crisis
    Inc - Aug 6
    About 3,000 firefighters are bravely battling the raging wildfires in California. Many of them have worked 24-hour shifts to contain the blaze, which has spread over more than 101 square miles, according to the Associated... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • You Have 15 Minutes To Respond To A Crisis: A...
    Forbes - Aug 6
    When a crisis hits, how you respond in the first 15 minutes can make or break your organization – and your reputation. While we all know that crisis management training is critical for leaders and boards today, much... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Battling The Business Unknown
    Great Leaders Serve - Aug 6
    Leaders spend much of our lives contemplating the unknown. We are tasked with, and welcome, the opportunity to create something that does not exist. We are travelers on a trail not yet established. If we are to lead well, we... Read »
    3 weeks ago