• 9 Lessons I Learned From Oracle’s Larry Ellison
    CEO.com - Nov 21
    Earlier this fall, Lawrence J. Ellison announced his retirement as chief executive of Oracle, the company he co-founded in 1977 that has transformed the way businesses use technology and made him one of the world’s richest... Read »
    4 hours ago
  • For Any Product To Be Successful, Empathy Is Key
    HBR - Nov 20
    Meet Mary, a college student I met at a Texas state school. She’s a Junior, and she’s changed her major three times. She picked her first major because her mom told her to. She picked her most recent course of study... Read »
    19 hours ago
  • Why Great Leadership Fuels Innovation
    Inc - Nov 20
    Admit it: you're a little obsessed with innovation. I don't blame you. Considering how fast markets evolve in today's global economy and how quickly technology changes compared with even a decade ago, your growth almost... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • Personal Mantras, Work-Life Separation And The Future...
    Mashable - Nov 20
    There's no shortage of motivational career and lifestyle advice out there, but one of the most ubiquitous presences in the space over the past few years is surely Timothy Ferriss, author of the acclaimed 4-Hour book series... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs
    HBR - Nov 20
    For decades the corporate HR department was seen as a back-office function, a cost center focused on mundane administrative tasks such as managing compensation and benefits plans. But over the past 15 years Ellie Filler has... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • How To Lead At Work When You’re Having A Personal...
    Fast Company - Nov 20
    Into each life some rain must fall, as the saying goes. But sometimes that rain is actually a monsoon-size personal crisis that can affect your ability to lead. It might be a serious illness, the loss of a loved one, or... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • How Entrepreneurs Must Prepare For The Unthinkable
    Forbes - Nov 20
    Most entrepreneurs are so convinced that they are the disruptive element, they fail to anticipate that unknown facts or events can and will occur to disrupt their own well-laid plans. While it’s true that there is no way... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • Are Most CEOs Too Old To Innovate?
    HBR - Nov 20
    The youngest executive on HBR’s list of the 100 Best-Performing CEOs is Simon Wolfson of Next, at age 46. According to research on age and innovation, even he may be beyond his creative peak. As Ezekiel Emanuel... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • Finding Innovative Ideas In Unexpected Places
    Fortune - Nov 20
    A few years ago, executives at PepsiCo gave the R&D department a challenge: Find a way to cut the sodium content of snack foods, while still keeping the salty taste consumers crave. After toiling away in their own labs... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • How Will You Judge Your Success?
    Inc - Nov 20
    This incredible magazine (web & print) is filled with advice, stories, parables and lists all geared to make you a better leader, entrepreneur, employee, and investor. The journey is difficult for everyone regardless of... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • 10 Productivity Tricks Successful People Use
    Business Insider - Nov 20
    Procrastination frankly just feels good ... right up to the minute when we recall that we really must get things done. That's when it gets ugly. All of us hop into ninja mode and then scramble around until everything gets... Read »
    22 hours ago
  • Beyond The Boxes: Creating A Winning Plan For...
    CEO.com - Nov 20
    This article is part of a series on managing organizational change as part of a larger revenue growth initiative. In our last article, we told the story of a CEO whose vision for the future of his company was clear: In... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 4 Ways To Create More Entrepreneurial Teams
    Fast Company - Nov 19
    At the heart of every great organization is one or more effective teams. A cadre of consultants employ many tools to get the most out of these teams, including books and training programs. But what if the secret is to... Read »
    1 day ago
  • To Lead More Effectively, Be Willing To Show Your...
    CEO.com - Nov 19
    Think about remarkably successful entrepreneurs. They're logical. They're rational. In the face of crisis or danger or even gross incompetence, they remain steely-eyed, focused and on point. They don't get angry--or at... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Gender Balance Doesn’t Have To Start With The CEO
    HBR - Nov 19
    Nicolas Prevost is convinced that gender balance teams produce better business performance. In fact, he is so convinced, that he thinks all he has to do for the rest of his career is transform male-dominated teams into... Read »
    1 day ago