• How To Flatten Your Organizational Hierarchy Now
    Entrepreneur - Dec 5
    Startups are inherently small, which means a few team members work together in a tiny space. The result is that pitching ideas is as simple as turning to the person next to you and saying, “Hey, let’s try this... Read »
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  • How To Keep Your Momentum Without Losing Your Team
    Forbes - Dec 5
    Your business starts with your ideas, but keeps going with people. Your team is one of your most important parts of your business, but as I’ve written before, my biggest mistake was going too fast with my ideas because it... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Do Conservative Managers Give Smaller Bonuses To...
    HBR - Dec 5
    Every year, Len and Cal — two thoughtful partners in a law firm — have to evaluate a handful of direct reports and assign them end-of-year bonuses. Both Len and Cal take this responsibility very seriously, as their... Read »
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  • How To Sabotage Your Ideas And Influence (Part Two)
    Switch & Shift - Dec 5
    You have a great idea which you know will be successful. Now you need to get buy-in from others to bring it to reality. While everyone possesses the ability to influence others to some degree, if you aren’t careful, you... Read »
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  • Why Elon Musk Is The Most Admired Leader In Technology
    Fortune - Dec 5
    In a new survey of hundreds of startup founders, 23% said they admired Tesla and SpaceX head Elon Musk more than any other tech leader. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos came in a distant second, with 10% of respondents giving him the... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Seven Questions You Need To Stop Asking At Work
    Entrepreneur - Dec 5
    You need to know the answers, but just asking them creates tension and frustration. Because when you ask day-in and day-out, everyone feels precious time being wasted. And, of course, all questions from ‘above’ have a... Read »
    1 day ago
  • What Does An Executive Team Need To Look At For...
    Forbes - Dec 5
    When you lead a business, you have to pay close attention to how effectively and efficiently everything is running, and especially when you set aside enough budget for content marketing, you need to be sure your team uses it... Read »
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  • When You’re The Person Your Colleagues Always...
    HBR - Dec 5
    Divani (not her real name) is a senior analyst at a large telecommunications firm. She proudly describes herself as her department’s “resident cheer-upper.” As she says, “I have always been the person that people... Read »
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  • The Nuanced Truth About True Happiness At Work
    Switch & Shift - Dec 5
    We all want to feel good and true happiness is the answer, right? Well, according to Harvard Medical School psychologist, Dr. Susan David, it’s more nuanced than “happiness equals goodness.” In Dr. David’s book... Read »
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  • Three Leadership Lessons I Learned By Walking In My...
    CEO.com - Dec 5
    Neither starting a family nor leading a sales team is easy. Juggling both, I learned, is nearly impossible. Back in 1993, I began at California Casualty as a fresh-eyed sales consultant. Two years into my role, I... Read »
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  • Stop Avoiding It: Four Tips For Delivering Tough...
    Entrepreneur - Dec 2
    As business owners and team members, we all have to deliver tough messages. At some point, we will have to say the equivalent of that dreaded line, "We need to talk . . ." Why are such conversations so difficult that... Read »
    4 days ago
  • The Top Seven Things Professionals Want More Of, But...
    Forbes - Dec 2
    Over the 11 years I’ve been offering career coaching and leadership development training, I’ve heard from over 100,000 individuals from around the world who share some form of this sentiment: “I don’t know what I... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How To Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them
    HBR - Dec 2
    In examining your emotions, you realize that one of the values behind your... Read »
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  • Women, Leadership, And 2016
    Boston Globe - Dec 2
    "They're telling us we’ve got this one, Alice,” I said quietly as I stood in front of Alice Paul’s old house on Capitol Hill the night before the election. In 1920, Paul engineered the ratification of the 19th... Read »
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  • Four Tips For Digital Leadership Success
    Tech Republic - Dec 2
    Business leaders who embrace digital practices perform better in the marketplace and have more engaged employees, according to a new study from Oxford Economics and SAP. The Leaders 2020 study surveyed more than 4,100... Read »
    4 days ago