• Ten Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee
    Forbes - Feb 9
    A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • The Secret To Getting More Women To The Top Could Be...
    Washington Post - Feb 9
    A huge study released Monday reveals yet more unsettling statistics about the low numbers of women in leadership jobs. In the report, the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the consulting firm EY found that... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • How To Inspire Creativity During High-Stress Projects
    Forbes - Feb 8
    Startups like Prezi exist because entrepreneurs love taking risks. As a founder, I think that if there isn’t an element of risk involved, it isn’t worth doing. When you become a leader, you’re responsible for... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 10 Bad Habits Preventing Your Business From Succeeding
    Entrepreneur - Feb 8
    Every entrepreneur wants his or her business to succeed, but the sad reality is that only a fraction of startups last beyond their first two years of operation. And the reason is poor leadership. You could start with a... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Four Signs You’re A Great Founder But A Crappy...
    Fast Company - Feb 8
    It goes without saying that founders and CEOs both shoulder a lot of responsibility. And in many cases, the two roles are handled by the same person, especially in a startup's early years. As companies grow, it's pretty... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Study: Firms With More Women In The C-Suite Are More...
    HBR - Feb 8
    While successful female leaders have made headlines in recent years — Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg, and Indra Nooyi all come to mind — they remain the exception to the rule. Yet in the U.S. women make up nearly... Read »
    1 day ago
  • If You’re Not Collecting Productivity Data,...
    HBR - Feb 5
    Counting calories and steps may be terrific for improving personal health. But what counts most in promoting professional success? Quantifying the “business self” is an essential precursor for enterprise networks that... Read »
    4 days ago
  • We Got 10 CEOs To Tell Us Their One Killer Interview...
    Quartz - Feb 5
    Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness? These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also... Read »
    4 days ago
  • You Can Talk About Innovation Without Resorting To...
    HBR - Feb 5
    A cliché is fresh for a day. Clichés aren’t born as clichés. They come into the world as poetry, a new way of talking and thinking and seeing. The first person to say “kick the bucket” to mean “die,” for... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Eight Steps To Change And Hiring A Good Consultant
    CEO.com - Feb 5
    Change is in the air, especially at this time of year. And yet the transformation of leadership––that for years has been long sought after to improve America's employees and manufacturing base––just never seems to... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Good Communication Requires Experimenting With Your...
    HBR - Feb 4
    The UK tax authority, HMRC (or, properly, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs), had been sending out a letter that looked a lot like Letter 1 for many years. They didn’t think that it was necessarily the most effective... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Do You Have Imposter Syndrome?
    Entrepreneur - Feb 4
    I was just reading about imposter syndrome, a fear that you’re not really as capable as you’re supposed to be. It’s apparently common in successful people, especially high-achieving women like Facebook COO Sheryl... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Why There’s No Such Thing As Impossible
    Forbes - Feb 4
    Recently, the BBC aired a program telling the heartwarming story of Sir Nicholas Winton, the young man who coordinated the rescue of 669 children from the then Czechoslovakia as World War II began to break out. Today,... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Five Mobile Apps For Modest Business Owners
    Entrepreneur - Feb 4
    There’s Richard Branson -- and then there’s me. There’s a world of difference in the way we work. He has style, charisma and panache; I have statistics, content strategy and performance metrics! He wears makeup... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Intel Finds No Pay Gap Between Men And Women At The...
    Washington Post - Feb 4
    On Wednesday, Intel released what in some ways has become de rigueur for a technology company: Its annual report on diversity. This exercise in public humility, in which tech companies admit to the relatively low numbers of... Read »
    5 days ago