• 5 Ways Running A Business Is Like Running A Household
    CEO.com - Jul 7
    Whether you are on the household side looking at stepping into business, or on the business side beginning to focus on family and home, there are great lessons in running a household that can parlay into running a successful... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • The Bad Behavior Of Visionary Leaders
    NYT - Jul 6
    As I was reading Ashlee Vance’s “Elon Musk: Tesla, Space X and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” I was alternately awed and disheartened, almost exactly the same ambivalence I felt after reading Walter Isaacson’s... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How Leaders Can Slow Time Down
    CEO.com - Jul 2
    The routine of the alarm clock, morning coffee, kids rushing to school and the commute can make work days seem like they get lost in one another. We blink, and we're celebrating a new year. This especially applies to CEOs... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Top Five Ways To Reach Millennials In The Workplace
    CEO.com - Jul 1
    At nearly 80 million strong, millennials are the largest generation in US history. A generation born between 1980 and the early 2000s, the older millennials are already starting to reach their peak earning years, and younger... Read »
    6 days ago
  • When The Business Thrill Is Gone
    CEO.com - Jun 30
    “Have you ever wished that the weekend could pass faster so that you could get to Monday morning quicker?” My wife gave me a look and no response was needed. To her at that moment, she was dealing with a crazy man.... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How Great Leaders Ask Great Questions
    Forbes - Jun 29
    How well do you ask questions? From my experience, most managers don’t think about this issue. After all, you don’t usually find “the ability to ask questions” on any list of managerial competencies; nor is it an... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Rebranding Principles Gleaned From The Golden Arches
    CEO.com - Jun 26
    A lot has changed under the golden arches since Ray Kroc opened the first franchise 60 years ago and turned McDonald’s into the most successful fast-food chain on the planet. The company now faces serious brand challenges... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why 75% Of Your Cross-Functional Teams Are...
    HBR - Jun 25
    When I was in the midst of researching what caused cross-functional teams to succeed — and finding that many of them failed — I discovered a deeply dysfunctional development project in a huge multinational IT company.... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Growing A Business To Age 20: 5 Strategies That Will...
    CEO.com - Jun 25
    As an entrepreneur, I’m constantly focused on what’s next for my company. However, as we approach our 20th anniversary, I find myself looking back. Like firms outside our industry, we’ve had to adapt and innovate to... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why It’s Important To Fly Outside The Formation
    CEO.com - Jun 25
    Geese fly in formation one behind the other. Their "V" shape or "echelon," allows them to operate efficiently in all kinds of difficult conditions. But one problem remains: Wherever the lead bird goes, others instinctively... Read »
    1 week ago
  • People Analytics: The Secret To Improving Your...
    CEO.com - Jun 24
    Driving ROI is an ongoing, challenging task for everyone in business. Sometimes, it feels like a treasure hunt. You can spend hours scanning financial line items and drowning in rows of spreadsheets searching for clues... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Stop Pretending That You Can’t Give Candid...
    CEO.com - Jun 22
    We’ve all heard the famous bromide that “honesty is the best policy.” But when it comes to performance feedback, honesty often falls by the wayside. Many managers hide behind performance management checklists or water... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • How Healthy Is Your Office? 4 Must-Have Perks
    CEO.com - Jun 19
    A recently released survey commissioned by the American Psychological Association found that six in 10 U.S. adults consider work to be a very or somewhat significant source of stress in their life. For entrepreneurs, who... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Overcoming The Confidence Gap For Women
    CEO.com - Jun 18
    When I met Lynne Doughtie this week, I was struck by how different it felt sitting with her than with any male chief executive I had met over the years. Six weeks ago, Ms. Doughtie was elected United States chairwoman and... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Hidden Barriers To Bottom-Up Innovation
    CEO.com - Jun 18
    When a company stops innovating, it stops growing. But precisely where does that innovation come from? In some cases, a single individual becomes the heart and soul of a company, directing and inspiring growth and... Read »
    2 weeks ago