• Eight Reasons To Find Joy In Your Job
    Entrepreneur - May 4
    I’ve never understood why so many business employees still think it’s fashionable to display a negative attitude about their work and never seem to find a job they enjoy. They don’t realize that they are their own... Read »
    7 hours ago
  • Four Factors That Predict Startup Success, And One...
    HBR - May 4
    What makes a venture capital investment successful? Some of the most interesting data on this question comes from an analysis published last year by the venture capital firm First Round Capital. The firm’s unique data... Read »
    7 hours ago
  • How Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes Us...
    Washington Post - May 4
    Certified genius Lin-Manuel Miranda can now add a record-breaking number of Tony Award nominations to his crowded shelf of prizes and awards. The composer, writer and star of the Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton" -- who has a... Read »
    7 hours ago
  • Should You Focus On Your Strengths And Ignore Your...
    Forbes - May 4
    Recently there’s been quite a bit of talk around ignoring weaknesses and focusing on strengths. I’m all for focusing on strengths but I have to disagree with the idea of ignoring weaknesses. This is definitely not the... Read »
    8 hours ago
  • Seven Principles To Turn Your Conference Room Into A...
    Switch & Shift - May 4
    Scholars have long held that when we see ourselves learning and growing, it creates an increased sense of competence, which in turn provides a greater sense of meaning in our work. What a great gift to be able to provide for... Read »
    8 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 »
    1 day 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 »
    1 day ago
  • Want Fierce Loyalty From Your People: Create A Village
    Switch & Shift - May 3
    The world we live in is becoming a world where isolation and lack of human connection is the norm. We don’t know our next door neighbors. Technology means we don’t actually have to talk to or interact with anyone. Our... 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 »
    2 days 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 »
    2 days ago
  • Do You Really Need A Career Coach?
    Forbes - May 2
    There is not a day that goes by without someone calling or writing me trying to sell a technical solution that claims to replace or at least minimize the need for a career coach. In addition, there is usually a daily... Read »
    2 days ago
  • The Problem With Millennials? They’re Way Too...
    HBR - May 2
    Although generational differences are often overstated in the workplace, Millennials do face a unique challenge, thanks to the reality of modern 24/7 communication: “ruthless comparison” with their peers. In a recent... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Is There Really A Generational Divide At Work?
    Switch & Shift - May 2
    The great generational divide is challenging the American Workforce, right? Isn’t that what you’ve heard? Human Resource and Business Leadership blogs have been writing about how to bridge this divide for years now.... Read »
    2 days 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 »
    5 days ago
  • 14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends
    Switch & Shift - Apr 29
    The connected economy means that for many of us, the weekends have blurred into weekdays. We work more and at all hours, and we don’t spend enough time recharging. All of us need down time to recharge and get re... Read »
    5 days ago