• Why Domo’s Crazy Valuation Makes Sense, At Least...
    Re/code - Apr 24
    When it first launched to the public this month after four years of development, the new business intelligence company Domo had built up a roster of 1,000 customers and was valued at $2 billion. Read »
    1 day ago
  • Why Every Leader Should Make Workplace Wellbeing A...
    CEO.com - Apr 24
    The University Healthsystem Consortium is open and encourages movement and activity for employees. Christopher Barrett Photography. It’s no secret active workplaces and healthy employees lead to increased productivity... Read »
    2 days ago
  • How To Choose The Right Person To Speak (Hint:...
    CEO.com - Apr 23
    I was standing offstage with a NASCAR driver and his assistant. He was moments away from walking out for a Q & A session with about 2,500 fans. (Why do a Q & A session for a sponsor appearance, you ask? One, crowds... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The Trouble With Grading Employees
    WSJ - Apr 22
    Can a year’s worth of work be boiled down to a stock phrase like “meets expectations”? As companies reinvent management by slashing layers of hierarchy or freeing workers to set their own schedules, performance... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The Boardroom Strikes Back
    NYT - Apr 22
    This year’s proxy season is turning out to be more hostile than ever, as companies fight back against hedge fund activists. Companies typically have their annual meetings in the late spring, like the blooming of tulips,... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Are You Doing The Right Things?
    Great Leaders Serve - Apr 22
    Every leader worth their salt should be constantly re-evaluating their strategies, not just yearly, but quarterly and even monthly. Good leaders strive for improvement and efficiency and one way we can approach this... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Leadership Is Not For The Faint Of Heart
    HuffPo - Apr 22
    I'll be the first to admit that my family and close friends were initially surprised to hear that I run a "corporation." Maybe it's the tattoo sleeves or the fact that I wear Vans to work, or maybe it's because I will... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 10 Ways To Win Over Your Gen X Team
    Switch and Shift - Apr 22
    YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some more folks about how to approach Boomers and GenXers. Here are the responses. A young leader walks into an office full of Boomers and GenXers… what is the first thing she... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 4 Conditions That Leaders Create For Innovation To...
    CEO.com - Apr 22
    Much has been written about how difficult it is for a mature company to innovate – to be open to finding new business models, or to allow alternative goals and operational metrics. Even when this kind of flexibility is... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 3 Essential Rules For Useful Feedback
    Fortune - Apr 21
    For writers, no days drag on longer than days without feedback from your editor. You’ve sent him a 1,200-word document that reflect some facet of your very self, and your editor will be returning it to you with comments... Read »
    5 days ago
  • How To Give Regular Feedback And Still Get Work Done
    Fast Company - Apr 21
    It's been printed in enough management articles that it's probably implanted in your brain: Millennials want constant feedback. But if you’re already busy, feeding this appetite can feel like one more task on your list.... Read »
    5 days ago
  • The Business Impact Of Authentic Leadership
    Entrepreneur - Apr 21
    Workplace diversity is a top goal for companies of all sizes today. Research shows that enterprises which include people of both genders and of multiple generations, cultures and physical abilities increase their... Read »
    5 days ago
  • How To Turn Stale Managers Into Stars
    Switch and Shift - Apr 21
    A new report from Gallup, based on extensive polling, finds only 10% of managers have what it takes to be “a great manager.” Deep breathe before you fire the lot or cry foul. First, Gallup didn’t just make up... Read »
    5 days ago
  • The Power Of Starting With ‘Yes’
    CEO.com - Apr 21
    I once served on a committee led by a powerful woman. She had strong views, but what I remember most is that whenever I spoke, she nodded her head vigorously and affirmatively. Over time, I learned that her nodding didn’t... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Emotional Intelligence Doesn’t Translate Across...
    HBR - Apr 20
    One of the greatest assets we have as natives of a culture is our ability to quickly “read” another person’s emotions. Over time we learn how to understand whether our colleagues are truly interested in a project or... Read »
    5 days ago