• Five Life Lessons From Bill Gates, One Of The Most...
    Entrepreneur - May 26
    In so many ways, Bill Gates did his most significant work outside of Microsoft, the company he co-founded with childhood friend Paul Allen in 1975. In his 20s, Gates saw the future in copyrighting software before the... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • The True Cost Of Social Customer Service
    Forbes - May 26
    I was recently at an event and we were talking about the cost of social customer service. Some say that the cost of an interaction on social media is much cheaper than in the call center. The cost of an interaction on social... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • CEOs With Lots Of Stock Options Are More Likely To...
    HBR - May 26
    Executive compensation packages have long been known to influence CEO behavior. Many have studied, for example, how different forms of compensation affect business outcomes from increased risk-taking and innovation to... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • The Problem With David Brooks’ Argument About...
    Washington Post - May 26
    Apparently, the thing that once made Hillary Clinton hip is now part of the reason she's "unpopular." As anyone with even a passing awareness of the internet will recall, Clinton became the subject of her own meme four... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • Seven Rules For Entrepreneurs To Delegate Effectively
    Entrepreneur - May 26
    When you build and lead a business, you’ll be wearing many hats. You’ll have to play the role of a salesperson, an innovator, a financial manager and leader while you still have to deal with routine micro-tasks... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • An Imperfect Test: The Problem With Job Performance...
    Forbes - May 26
    Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli has spent decades studying the complicated dynamics of employment. In a post-recession world, his research is more timely than ever as companies large and small struggle to adapt... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • Leading The Team You Inherit
    HBR - May 26
    David Benet had problems to solve when he came in to lead the highest-growth unit at a large medical devices company. Although sales had increased when two new products launched the previous year, the numbers still fell... Read »
    5 hours ago
  • Listening Is An Overlooked Leadership Tool
    HBR - May 26
    “What do you think?” I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.”... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop...
    Entrepreneur - May 25
    As the founder of a startup, particularly a first-time founder, control becomes an addiction. You feel like the only way to succeed is to take control of every single aspect of your business. And while you need to have a... Read »
    1 day ago
  • This Is How Employee Engagement Is Changing
    Switch & Shift - May 25
    There’s a lot of talk going around about the best ways to achieve and maintain employee engagement. But the truth is that there’s no one answer for every industry, organization, or employee. The real secret to employee... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Why John Deere Measures Employee Morale Every Two...
    HBR - May 25
    Many companies go to great lengths every year or two to determine just how motivated their work force really is. Traditionally, they might get vendors such as Gallup to survey employee engagement. More recently, online sites... Read »
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  • Three Keys To Successful Long-Term Leadership
    Fortune - May 24
    Klaus Schwab has put the heft of the World Economic Forum, which he founded, behind the rising plea for longer-term thinking among business leaders. In his book The Fourth Industrial Revolution, he argues that managing for a... Read »
    2 days ago
  • How The New Overtime Rules Could Affect Flexibility...
    Washington Post - May 24
    The U.S. Department of Labor says the new overtime rule issued this week would give some 4.2 million additional workers either more money--or more free time. But business groups and lawyers who represent employers say... Read »
    2 days ago
  • The Biggest Challenges Of Data-Driven Manufacturing
    HBR - May 24
    The widespread deployment of low-cost sensors and their connection to the internet has generated a great deal of excitement (and hype) about the future of manufacturing. The internet of things (IoT) and industrial internet... Read »
    2 days ago
  • What Trade Deals Are Good For
    HBR - May 24
    In recent months, trade agreements have moved from the arcane pages of academic journals to the front pages of newspapers, from university lecture halls to the presidential campaign trail. What are these agreements about?... Read »
    2 days ago