• Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart
    CEO.com - Jul 24
    I had been planning a dinner party for weeks. There were twenty people coming, some family, some friends, to celebrate my wife Eleanor’s birthday. I designed a ritual for her: my goal was to create a space where people... Read »
    6 hours ago
  • Become A Productivity Superstar
    Inc - Jul 23
    The modern workday is all about completing complex tasks. Because we live a world of micromanagement and hyper-connectivity--posting 140-character status updates on Twitter, using online apps to track every business expense... Read »
    1 day ago
  • When You Should Delegate, And When You Shouldn’t
    Mashable - Jul 23
    “Non-delegator” sounds so much nicer than “control freak” or “know-it-all,” but truth be told, that’s just semantics. Delegating can be scary — especially if you've been burned before and if you know exactly... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management
    HBR - Jul 23
    I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 3 Types Of Dysfunctional Teams And How To Fix Them
    Fast Company - Jul 23
    You might be reading this while taking a break from any of the team meetings that are integral to your job. Maybe it’s a team of company all-stars--a cross-functional team of high performers--that is key to tackling... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 7 Things CEOs Really Hate
    Forbes - Jul 23
    There’s certain stuff I really hate. To see if other CEOs hate what I hate, I conducted a survey. Turns out we hate the same stuff, though to different degrees. So I thought I’d share the results. I hope CEOs will... Read »
    1 day ago
  • The Secret To Feeling More Powerful
    Switch and Shift - Jul 23
    We all want to feel powerful. But is there a shortcut we can take to get there? We all know some roles are more powerful than others. Managers, CEOs and leaders usually feel more powerful than their employees or their... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Encourage Employees To Give You More Feedback
    Inc - Jul 23
    When you're the boss, bad news, unpleasant as it is, can be incredibly valuable... and incredibly hard to come by. Without knowing what's going wrong in your business, you can't fix things, but employees are generally... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Three Risks Every Leader Should Take
    LinkedIn - Jul 23
    A story is told of a lady the Midwest, Miss Jones, who had the distinction of being the oldest resident in her town. But when she died, the editor of the local newspaper had a terrible time coming up with anything to say... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Are You Giving Your Team The Support It Needs?
    Entrepreneur - Jul 23
    As a franchisor, I’m often faced with making decisions that affect the nearly 40 franchisees in my company’s system. There’s a fine line between providing enough support so franchisees can utilize their gifts and grow... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 5 Easy Ways To Reduce Anxiety And Be At Your Best
    CEO.com - Jul 23
    You're nervous. Shoot, you're scared. In just a few minutes you will deliver a critical presentation, pitch key investor, lead an emergency meeting, try to close a sale with an enabling customer.... whatever it is, it feels... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Why You Lead Determines How Well You Lead
    HBR - Jul 22
    One of the most telling questions you can ask someone in any kind of leadership role is what motivates them to be a better leader. Some will say it’s to enhance their personal effectiveness, or that leading is an expected... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Quit Playing Around—Lead!
    Inc - Jul 22
    One of the key roles that every CEO performs, especially in a company's early stages, is engaging in what I call Player mode. That means the CEO spends his or her time performing a key function within the company--say... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Mindful Leaders On The Rise
    Huff Post - Jul 22
    Something significant is happening in the evolution of leadership. For some years now, mindfulness has been quietly gaining ground as an effective way to heal difficult work cultures and create a more sane and productive... Read »
    2 days ago
  • It’s A Good Time To Be A CEO. Everyone Else? Not So...
    Fast Company - Jul 22
    So here’s something to make you cry in your coffee: If you think CEO salaries seem out of step with the wages of the employees who work for them, you’re right. They’re way out of step. Even worse? They may have nothing... Read »
    2 days ago