• Distinguishing Qualities That Define True Leaders
    CEO.com - Jul 27
    Leadership is the uniquely consistent and defining force behind great, enduring organizations. All of the best strategies, creative ideas and brilliant game plans cannot succeed or be sustained without strong, effective... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • What Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Know About Focus
    Inc - Jul 23
    Any entrepreneur will admit that it's important to focus. The task of the entrepreneur is intense and mentally-demanding. The surefire way to fail is to lose focus. You've got to focus. But focus on what? It's one... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How To Make The Most Of The Company’s Location...
    CEO.com - Jul 23
    What do Texas, Montana, and Florida all have in common? According to a recent Gallup survey of 166,409 U.S. adults, these states have some of the highest levels of employee engagement nationwide. The survey, conducted... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Growing Beyond The Core: 3 Steps To Successfully...
    CEO.com - Jul 22
    As companies worldwide seek acceleration of their growth rates, focusing on the core business “revenue engine” is as critical as ever. However, many companies want growth beyond that which can be achieved by strategies... Read »
    5 days ago
  • 4 Brain Hacks To Help Leaders Overcome Uncertainty
    CEO.com - Jul 21
    “Don’t worry; be happy” is an admirable motto, but in today’s corporate environment, it’s a difficult one to follow. The problem lies in how our brains respond to uncertainty. Corporate uncertainty often stems... Read »
    6 days ago
  • How To Make A Team Of Stars Work
    HBR - Jul 20
    In my early years as an executive search consultant in Argentina, I was frequently asked to hire senior investment bankers. Citibank and J.P. Morgan were the leading players in the region at the time, but as I contacted and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Two Words That Kill Your Relationship With Your...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 17
    Don’t use limiting language and be an innovation killer. Instead, let your employees help you rethink what IS possible.   Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Dispel Your Team’s Fear Of Data
    HBR - Jul 16
    Most people are uncomfortable with data.  Estimates, analytics, and data-driven predictions — they can all be confusing and overwhelming. Some of this discomfort is based on experience. Everyone remembers a time when... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To De-Clutter Your Office — And Your...
    CEO.com - Jul 15
    Why is it so hard for people — and organizations — to throw things out? I spent a lot of time thinking about this when my firm moved offices a few years back. We had been in the same place for the past 10 years, and I... Read »
    1 week ago
  • It’s Not The Hours We Work, But The Energy We...
    CEO.com - Jul 14
    I was in the middle of writing a column on Thursday about workaholism and overwork when Jeb Bush serendipitously appeared to set me straight. Americans don’t work too much or too compulsively, he told The New Hampshire... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person
    CEO.com - Jul 13
    “You’re not the same person I interviewed!” “Who are you, and what did you do with him/her?” This is a painful situation for a CEO. You’ve had a gigantic gap in your executive team, and you find someone you... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 3 Reasons Why CEO’s Should Never Ignore...
    CEO.com - Jul 10
    In today’s competitive business world, it’s extremely important to focus on customer satisfaction. Businesses can no longer sell a product without caring whether or not the customer likes it, in part because competition... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • A Way To Assess And Prioritize Your Change Efforts
    HBR - Jul 9
    Change is the status quo. Companies the world over realize that success depends on their ability to respond to new opportunities and threats as they emerge, and to keep rethinking their strategies, structures, and tactics to... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Want To Improve Recruitment And Retention Of...
    CEO.com - Jul 9
    It’s an undeniable fact, companies need to successfully recruit and retain millennials to drive desired business results. As of 2015, millennials make up the largest generation in the workforce and that number will... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Stop Worrying How Much You Matter
    CEO.com - Jul 8
    For many years — almost as long as he could remember — Ian* owned and ran a successful pub in his small town in Ireland. Ian was well-known around town. He had lots of friends, many of whom he saw when they came to eat... Read »
    2 weeks ago