• Why Change Doesn’t Happen, And What To Do About...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 5
    We’re at that time of year where it seems like a new quarter has either just started or another one is just around the corner. This rhythm sets up a predictable pattern ripe for making change happen in your organization.... Read »
    4 hours 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 hours ago
  • The Crazy Thing Bill Gates Used To Do To Monitor...
    Washington Post - Feb 4
    The world's richest man has mellowed over the years. Amassing a net worth of $56 billion while maturing into an altruistic elder statesman will do that to you. But there was a time, during Bill Gates' early rise to tech... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Leadership Means Learning To Look Behind The Mask
    NYT - Feb 4
    I waited until it was too late to get the best feedback I ever received in my life. A little over a decade ago, when I was named president and director of Andrew Carnegie’s public library system in Pittsburgh, I became... Read »
    1 day 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 »
    1 day ago
  • Five Qualities Entrepreneurs And Football Players...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 3
    College football season reached its pinnacle (Roll Tide) last month, with Alabama's 45-40 win over Clemson. And, now, as we draw closer to this Sunday's Super Bowl, the nation's biggest media and sporting event, I... Read »
    2 days ago
  • The Handshake Is Just The Beginning
    Forbes - Feb 3
    A negotiation does not end once the contract is signed. This is just the start of the relationship. A positive relationship can only develop if the parties live up to what they have agreed to. A company that is strong today... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Before A Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes...
    HBR - Feb 3
    The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to... Read »
    2 days ago
  • These Three Management Styles Belong In The Past
    Forbes - Feb 3
    This powerful question, taken from Benjamin Zander’s book, The Art of Possibility, has been stuck in my mind for a while. Traditional management thinking is based around three fundamental assumptions. First, that... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Every Entrepreneur Struggles With Uncertainty
    Forbes - Feb 2
    The only thing that is certain in life is uncertainty. There are countless things that keep business founders and leaders awake at night. Clients, employees, investors and everything in between can, and often do cause... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Nine Forms Of Intelligence That Accurately Predict...
    Switch & Shift - Feb 2
    We all want to unleash our untapped potential, and the potential of others. Jim Collins reveals that getting the right people on the bus is key. This creates a fundamental leadership question for each of us. How do we... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Why Letting Go Is Key To This...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 2
    Jeremy Bloom was favored to win Olympic gold on the freestyle ski mogul in Torino in 2006. The 23-year-old star athlete wobbled ever so very slightly -- the kind of bobble that was imperceptible to the untrained eye -- and... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 10 Behaviors Of Genuinely Successful People
    Entrepreneur - Feb 1
    We live in a strange time. People can call themselves anything they want and get away with it. If you believe what they write about themselves, pretty much everyone’s a CEO, an entrepreneur, a leader, a startup founder, an... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How A Strict Dress Code Impacts Your Culture
    Switch & Shift - Feb 1
    Whether to have a strict dress code is an age-old struggle for business owners, and the discussion has really ramped up over the last decade as our entire society works more, but eases traditional norms. There are both... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Why Leadership Hinges Upon What You Do– Not Who...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 1
    Ask 10 entrepreneurs about the vital characteristics that great leaders possess, and more than likely you will receive 20 different answers. With thousands of books on leadership and countless more articles, there is no... Read »
    4 days ago