• 7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable
    Entrepreneur - Sep 3
    Some bosses are harder to forget than others. While bosses can be unforgettable because they make life miserable, the most memorable bosses stick with us because they change us for the better. When I ask audiences to... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • 5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For
    HBR - Sep 3
    Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • How A Real Leader Runs A Company Meeting
    Inc - Sep 3
    Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The best leaders can run effective meetings that... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • Reframe Before You Blame: Managing Performance In The...
    Forbes - Sep 3
    Dad needs a coronary bypass operation—and you’re helping him choose between two local hospitals. You discover  both have about the same history of patient deaths per 100 procedures performed. You further learn that, at... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • Wisdom From A Rebellious Leader
    Switch & Shift - Sep 3
    We talk a lot about Rebellious thinking here at Switch & Shift, so it’s important that we are clear about what that is. The Miriam-Webster definition of rebellious is:
    • refusing to obey rules or authority or... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • The 4 Abilities Required Of Agile Leaders
    Entrepreneur - Sep 3
    Entrepreneurs have a set of leadership skills that make them a little different from every other worker bee. They choose to walk down the road less traveled by breaking away from corporate America and venturing out on... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • How To Make Yourself Immune To Secondhand Stress
    HBR - Sep 3
    Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • 7 Habits Of Remarkably Effective Leaders
    Inc - Sep 3
    Most business leaders have more than enough to do: capital to secure, products to develop, websites to design, marketing campaigns to roll out. It's no wonder that managing employees often gets put on the back... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • How To Get The Best Organizational Culture
    Forbes - Sep 3
    Most people aren’t proud of their organization’s culture. But it is possible to make things better. It just takes some nudging, in small steps. One of the many fascinating stories shared in Laszlo Bock’s excellent... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • How Complex Problems Can Be Used To Stimulate...
    CEO.com - Sep 3
    Organizations face crises all the time: competitors unexpectedly take a piece of business, operations break down, costs run beyond projections or key talent unexpectedly leaves. If you are like most leaders, you’ve... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • Employees Can’t Be Summed Up By A Personality...
    CEO.com - Sep 2
    When we were in college, Eleanor, then my girlfriend (now my wife), wanted me to take a Myers-Briggs type test, a personality assessment that would categorize me into one of 16 boxes, each box containing four letters that... Read »
    1 day ago
  • To Become A Leader, Think Beyond Your Role
    HBR - Sep 2
    The world is full of people with opinions. Television, radio, and other media are brimming over with commentators making suggestions and offering seemingly authoritative advice to government officials and corporate... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Jump Start Your Sales Campaign
    Forbes - Sep 2
    The end of summer, when many of us step back for a couple weeks, is a good time to reflect. As I help a group of entrepreneurs gear up for a fall sales campaign, my thoughts turn to the ways in which we kid ourselves as we... Read »
    1 day ago
  • The 9 Characteristics Of Good Decision
    Entrepreneur - Sep 2
    The choices you make as an entrepreneur can have powerful impacts. The “chance of a lifetime” can appear out of nowhere only to turn into something painful. Conversely, there are those opportunities that don’t seem... Read »
    1 day ago
  • If You Care About Culture, You Have To Hire For It...
    Inc - Sep 2
    In recent years, workplace culture has emerged as a priority for companies of all sizes. Human resources departments and management alike are recognizing the value that developing a strong, positive company culture can have... Read »
    1 day ago