• SEC Has Yet to Set Rule On Tricky Ratio of CEO’s...
    NYT - Jan 27
    Last week, we learned that Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, was paid $9.2 million for 2014. Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase made $20 million. The Starbucks chief Howard Schultz took home $21.5 million. And Viacom... Read »
    2 hours ago
  • How To Handle Losing A Major Client
    HBR - Jan 27
    You never want to receive an unexpected email from a very important client that reads “I need to talk to you at 2:30 today.” Particularly if he’s never sent you anything like that before. But one morning last month,... Read »
    4 hours ago
  • Millennials Aren’t Lazy and Entitled — They May...
    CEO.com - Jan 27
    For many leaders, bringing Millennials on board feels like risky business. Millennials are lazy, entitled and in need of constant praise, or so the stereotypes say. Many leaders fear that Millennial employees require lots of... Read »
    7 hours ago
  • Why Diversity Matters
    McKinsey - Jan 27
    We know intuitively that diversity matters. It’s also increasingly clear that it makes sense in purely business terms. Our latest research finds that companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Building a More Balanced And Successful Team
    Entrepreneur - Jan 27
    All companies strive to achieve top and bottom line success every quarter, but in order to do so, they need a strong team of sales reps that can consistently, and profitably, meet or exceed quota. However, that’s easier... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • Compared To Other Nations, U.S. Lags In Promoting...
    Fortune - Jan 27
    Women now make up 20% of both the House and Senate — a record high for the U.S. Congress. But that figure pales in comparison with most of its high-income peer nations — and lags even farther behind most lower-income... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • Why You Need To Start Calling On People In Meetings
    Fast Company - Jan 27
    Part of creating an effective group conversation is establishing broad participation. Most people have something to add—if you invite them to speak. Each person has a unique set of perspectives, experiences, and interests,... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • 5 Tips For Motivating Millennial Workers (Infographic)
    Inc - Jan 27
    About one in four millennials are just "asking for a chance" to show their leadership ability, according to Deloitte. Yet ninety percent of this generation, which includes those born between the early 1980s and 2000s, plan... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • 5 Unlikely Lessons We Can Learn From Historic Leaders
    Business Insider - Jan 27
    It can be hard for us to see sometimes how history relates to our own lives. There don’t seem to be many similarities between the world today and the world that we read about in our history books. Our ancestors faced... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • Drafting A Team Of A+ Players
    HuffPo - Jan 27
    As a business owner, you can only do so much to achieve success. At the end of the day, it comes down to the people you surround yourself with in the business world. No matter the industry or the size of the company, a good... Read »
    16 hours ago
  • What Everyone Should Know About Managing Up
    HBR - Jan 26
    Having a healthy, positive relationship with your boss makes your work life much easier — it’s also good for your job satisfaction and your career. But some managers don’t make it easy. Bad bosses are the stuff of... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 3 Steps To Regaining Your Focus
    Fast Company - Jan 26
    It’s 9 a.m. on a Thursday. Your inbox has 61 unread messages, you have three meetings before 1 p.m.—not to mention a report due tomorrow. You’re feeling overwhelmed, distracted, restless, and unable to... Read »
    1 day ago
  • What 20 Years In Leadership Has Taught Me
    Fortune - Jan 26
    MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: What advice would you give someone going into a leadership position... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Get Good, Immediate Feedback
    HuffPo - Jan 26
    There is an old saying -- "feedback is the breakfast of champions." I would make a small change. In my version, it would be -- "good feedback is the breakfast of champions." The only thing that would ace this is "good,... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 12 Things That Successful Leaders Never Tolerate
    Inc - Jan 26
    By and large, tolerance is a good trait. The differences we encounter enrich our lives and organizations. But to attain a successful life and meaningful leadership, we must refuse to tolerate the things that deplete, and... Read »
    1 day ago