• Why You Should Think About Any Risk Like An Investor
    HBR - May 3
    Risk is unavoidable. Whether we’re driving in fast-moving traffic, arguing with a colleague in a meeting, or investing our hard-earned money, we are engaging in risk taking. As an investor, I think about financial risk a... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • What Happens When You Empower Employees Instead Of...
    Entrepreneur - May 3
    It’s difficult to take ownership and focus on being productive with your boss leaning over you, watching your every move. At workplaces where managers demand to sign off on all work orders, employees are often left waiting... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • How To Clean Up Your Company Culture The Right Way
    Switch & Shift - May 3
    As a leader, you’re accountable for everything from finances to branding to, yes, even company culture. With that accountability comes the pressure to do everything right. After all, half the difference in operating... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • What Hiring Managers Can Learn From The NFL Draft
    Washington Post - May 3
    For even the casual football fan, Gatorade's new commercial tribute to former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is pretty moving. Launched online just before the start of the NFL draft Thursday, it features people from the... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • Three Team-Building Secrets Of Successful...
    Entrepreneur - May 3
    Small businesses depend on talent: finding it, nurturing it, and retaining it. But what does that mean, exactly? In honor of National Small Business Week, we spoke with a few successful entrepreneurs to learn about their... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • Want To Make The World A Better Place? Start By Being...
    Forbes - May 3
    As a mother, I spend a lot of time thinking about the culture my son will grow up in. And lately, my analysis has been somewhat grim. The most pressing cultural issues seem like problems that I simply can’t address. I’m... Read »
    10 hours ago
  • Your Time Doesn’t Have To Be ‘Of The...
    CEO.com - May 3
    When I started my company as a Virginia Tech engineering student, I didn’t quite know what I’d committed to. I was taking classes, leading a vibrant social life, and striving to get my company running. But once I’d... Read »
    14 hours ago
  • Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Play Primary...
    Entrepreneur - May 2
    Unless you’re living under a rock, you’re aware that election season is upon us. With several more primaries to go we can expect the mud to continue flying over the next several weeks. No matter what side you’re on,... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Close Your Open Door Policy And Do This Instead
    Forbes - May 2
    In part one of this two-part article, I explained why successful leaders don’t have an open door policy (i.e., the practice of leaving their office doors “open” so that employees feel welcome to stop by at any time to... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Mindfulness Can Improve Strategy, Too
    HBR - May 2
    Over the course of a couple of decades, meditation has migrated from Himalayan hilltops and Japanese Zendos to corporate boardrooms and corridors of power, including Google, Apple, Aetna, the Pentagon, and the U.S.... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Why True Leadership Is Defined By Employee Personal...
    Switch & Shift - May 2
    Take a look at the great leaders of history, and you’ll notice one key similarity. Lincoln, Churchill, Mandela, for example – they all held the interest of the people at the heart of their campaigns. Even in the... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Not Sure How To Recognize Your Employees? Try Giving...
    Washington Post - May 2
    This Sunday kicks off the congressionally designated Public Service Recognition Week, a time when agency leaders and managers should take the opportunity to praise and reenergize federal employees who make our country... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Eight Entrepreneurs Making A Fortune– And...
    Entrepreneur - May 2
    “Buy one, give one.” “Making a profit by supporting a purpose.” "Triple bottom line businesses.” All three phrases are popular concepts in the corporate philanthropy space (where companies with the "buy one,... Read »
    1 day ago
  • When Organizational Change Looms, Ask,...
    CEO.com - May 2
    When leading a company through a big change, sometimes it’s best to put yourself first. The WIIFM approach — “What’s In It For Me?” — is part of our natural psychology to ensure our basic needs (like... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 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 »
    4 days ago