• The Forecasting Sweet Spot Between Micro And Macro
    HBR - Aug 26
    Forecasting is the third rail of business. Few companies are really good at it, and there can be big penalties for being wrong. In fact, a survey of more than 500 senior executives showed that only 1% of companies hit... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Power Sheet: What CEOs Can Learn From A Squishy Robot
    Fortune - Aug 25
    Fortune 500 CEOs tell us that their No. 1 concern is the rapid pace of technological innovation, and today’s news illustrates why. Most CEOs and other leaders are accustomed to meeting challenges that demand a lot of... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Working More Hours Leads To Burnout, Not More...
    Entrepreneur - Aug 25
    In the early days of my company, Market Domination Media, I worked around the clock. I would be knee deep in work before the sun was up and I wouldn’t stop until the early hours of the next day. My Red Bull and... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How The Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making
    HBR - Aug 25
    Organizations I work with increasingly struggle to straddle two painfully polarizing operating principles. On the one hand, they desperately seek greater agility; on the other, they genuinely want to include all the right... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 11 Online Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs
    Forbes - Aug 24
    It’s the age of the digital entrepreneur. Today, anyone with a computer, an internet connection, a great idea, and a heck of a lot of drive can start their own company and become a success. I’ve personally started a few... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Too Many Executives Are Missing The Most Important...
    HBR - Aug 24
    For all the emphasis placed on customer relationships these days, very few large organizations really understand how to manage them. Whether you’re a corporation, a nonprofit or a government agency, chances are that your... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How To Tackle Your Toughest Decisions
    HBR - Aug 23
    Every manager makes tough calls—it comes with the job. And the toughest calls come in the gray areas—situations where you and your team have worked hard to gather the facts and done the best analysis you can, but you... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Making The Leap Of Faith To Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneur - Aug 23
    Having made the transition from the corporate world to entrepreneurship nearly 20 years ago, I have lived and know first-hand the realities of what is required to find success and eventual significance. One thing is certain:... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Premium Customer Care From Premium Employees
    Switch & Shift - Aug 23
    The number of clients is the most important issue of a company. Excellent customer care and service is paramount. Businesses are spending a lot of budgets and efforts to optimize their products, make their websites more... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Four Business Lessons We Can Learn From The...
    Switch & Shift - Aug 23
    I grew up in a world that was dominantly linear. By just looking in the rear-view mirror I replicated what I saw to craft my own future. My dad studied Applied Economic Sciences at the University of Antwerp, so I simply... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Innovation: Are You Innovative Enough In Your Approach
    Switch & Shift - Aug 22
    Innovation has become the workout regimen of the business world. Companies all claim to do it, or like to believe they do, but, very few actually see results. It’s not the innovation or the exercise itself that fails to... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Male Or Female, The Best Leaders Know How To Do This
    Fortune - Aug 22
    You would think the $60 billion dollar U.S. weight loss industry, in which roughly 85% of the customers are women, would have a fair amount of female CEOs. You’d be wrong. In fact, you’d be more wrong than you might... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Calculating The ROI Of Customer Engagement
    HBR - Aug 19
    We know that customer engagement matters. Yet much of our thinking about engagement remains simplistic. Most current definitions of engagement are bimodal – someone is either engaged or they’re not. But this is a... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Make The Most Of Strategic Business...
    Switch & Shift - Aug 18
    Massive tasks or projects have the capacity to strain the limits of any company’s knowledge and resources at times. The CEO must decide if it’s worth spending valuable time and money to tackle something that could... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Don’t Let Your Brain’s Defense Mechanisms...
    HBR - Aug 18
    The human brain is highly protective, leading us to sense and respond to danger automatically. This is quite useful when the threat is real, be it a hungry bear or a livid boss. But often we perceive more danger than there... Read »
    1 week ago