• Leading With Intention
    CEO.com - Jan 29
    The practice of making New Year’s resolutions really gets to a paradox of human nature: To be human is to imagine what can be, and to occasionally fail in the attempt. We have all had the experience of being foiled... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Being Experienced Doesn’t Automatically Make You A...
    HBR - Jan 29
    Coaching and mentoring is more popular than ever — and for good reason. As individuals progress in their jobs and careers, they’re constantly challenged to build their skills and act outside their comfort zones. Timid... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Critical Mistakes To Avoid In Business Negotiations
    Inc - Jan 29
    Whether you're negotiating the price of a massive contract, or a salary raise that comes with a new position, your negotiating skills are essential in the business world. If you're unable to negotiate fairly, logically, and... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • 6 Ways Startup Founders Or CEOs Can Stay Accountable
    Entrepreneur - Jan 29
    If you head a startup company as a founder or CEO, having the total freedom to execute as you see fit may be part of what motivated you to take the position in the first place. But freedom shouldn’t be mistaken for a... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • How To Handle An Unexpected Offer For Your...
    VentureBeat - Jan 29
    You are running your first startup. You are starting to build your team and gain customer traction. You have taken advantage of a wealth of blogs about the right hygiene for starting and building a company. It is starting to... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • 5 Surprising Things CEOs Love About The Job
    Inc - Jan 29
    Over the past two decades, I've interviewed at least 100 CEOs on topics ranging from strategy, to finance, to management style. The challenge with such interviews is always to get the CEO "off message" and talking human to... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Want Loyal Customers? Let Them Choose A Worthy Cause
    Fortune - Jan 29
    Let’s say you stop in to an unfamiliar coffee shop and ask for a cappuccino. The barista behind the counter is not only surly and rude but slower than Christmas and, when you finally get your order, it’s a latte. And... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • The ‘Big 3’ Mistakes (And Their Fixes) For...
    Forbes - Jan 29
    For entrepreneurs who missed the MBA steamboat, I’ve talked in the past about the advantages of MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). But here’s another option for online coursework to train new and existing... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • 3 Essential Secrets To Retaining Your Best Employees
    HuffPo - Jan 29
    You can't do it all alone. In order to succeed, it's essential to build exactly the kind of staff you want. But building your staff doesn't end at the hiring process. You've got to be able to foresee the challenges ahead.... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Take Care Of The Little Things And The Big Things...
    Lolly Daskal - Jan 29
    For many the idea of being a leader—of being in charge, of being the boss, of being responsible for a team or a company—seems overwhelming. And frankly, it can be. It’s a big responsibility. But to be successful, we... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Why Curiosity Should Trump Judgment Every Time
    Switch and Shift - Jan 29
    It’s happened to most of us at some point. You’re waiting patiently for a prime parking spot on a busy center city street, idling several feet ahead of the space, ready as ever to back your car right into it. Then, all... Read »
    21 hours ago
  • Match Your Productivity Approach To The Way You Work
    HBR - Jan 28
    Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner as instructed. But as the weeks went by, I noticed that... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Should You ‘Be Yourself’ At Work?
    Washington Post - Jan 28
    The job market may be improving, but for many people, finding the right new gig is still a huge challenge. After years of cutbacks in corporate programs, few Americans have had much on-the-j0b training at all. And even if... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Fostering Success In The Workplace
    Switch and Shift - Jan 28
    Your employees not only want to succeed, they need to feel successful. Contrary to the premise behind many traditional management approaches, people want to contribute – we all have a basic need to be productive and... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Change The Ratio Of Women On Boards
    Fast Company - Jan 28
    Does gender really matter when you’re in a leadership position? Not as much as you might think. A new study from the Pew Research Center found that honesty, intelligence, and decisiveness are believed to be the most... Read »
    1 day ago