• Five Life Lessons From Bill Gates, One Of The Most...
    Entrepreneur - May 26
    In so many ways, Bill Gates did his most significant work outside of Microsoft, the company he co-founded with childhood friend Paul Allen in 1975. In his 20s, Gates saw the future in copyrighting software before the... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • The True Cost Of Social Customer Service
    Forbes - May 26
    I was recently at an event and we were talking about the cost of social customer service. Some say that the cost of an interaction on social media is much cheaper than in the call center. The cost of an interaction on social... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • CEOs With Lots Of Stock Options Are More Likely To...
    HBR - May 26
    Executive compensation packages have long been known to influence CEO behavior. Many have studied, for example, how different forms of compensation affect business outcomes from increased risk-taking and innovation to... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Top Traits Of Great Mentors
    Switch & Shift - May 26
    Improved employee satisfaction and retention, enhanced promotion rates for people from underrepresented employee groups, practical knowledge transfer to future leaders: these are just a few of the benefits a mentorship... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • The Problem With David Brooks’ Argument About...
    Washington Post - May 26
    Apparently, the thing that once made Hillary Clinton hip is now part of the reason she's "unpopular." As anyone with even a passing awareness of the internet will recall, Clinton became the subject of her own meme four... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Seven Rules For Entrepreneurs To Delegate Effectively
    Entrepreneur - May 26
    When you build and lead a business, you’ll be wearing many hats. You’ll have to play the role of a salesperson, an innovator, a financial manager and leader while you still have to deal with routine micro-tasks... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • An Imperfect Test: The Problem With Job Performance...
    Forbes - May 26
    Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli has spent decades studying the complicated dynamics of employment. In a post-recession world, his research is more timely than ever as companies large and small struggle to adapt... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Leading The Team You Inherit
    HBR - May 26
    David Benet had problems to solve when he came in to lead the highest-growth unit at a large medical devices company. Although sales had increased when two new products launched the previous year, the numbers still fell... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Business Value Of Purpose
    Switch & Shift - May 26
    According to research from Imperative and New York University, a mere 28 percent of the workforce is purpose-oriented. That’s a small number and should concern leaders. The research found that purpose-oriented workers are... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Listening Is An Overlooked Leadership Tool
    HBR - May 26
    “What do you think?” I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.”... Read »
    13 hours ago
  • Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop...
    Entrepreneur - May 25
    As the founder of a startup, particularly a first-time founder, control becomes an addiction. You feel like the only way to succeed is to take control of every single aspect of your business. And while you need to have a... Read »
    1 day ago
  • We Don’t Shun Unethical Coworkers If...
    HBR - May 25
    Organizations are typically encouraged to take a hard stand against employees’ unethical behaviors. After all, scandals at Enron, Arthur Anderson, and AIG have shown that unethical behaviors can tarnish an organization’s... Read »
    1 day ago
  • What Should You Do When Your Top Talent Tries To...
    Forbes - May 25
    A lot of human resource and talent leaders think they should be able to keep people in their organizations but that’s impossible, short of physically forcing them to stay! Of course, you can do things that make your... Read »
    1 day ago
  • When The CEO Reports To Private-Equity Bosses
    WSJ - May 25
    Executives can make their mark—and lots of money—by becoming the leader of a company owned by private-equity investors. That is why plenty of people pursue the plum positions nowadays, several executive recruiters... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Wedding Expenses And Tesla Leases: The Arms Race In...
    Washington Post - May 25
    Nick DeMarco runs a small biotech startup in Raleigh, N.C., that makes scientific instruments. But what got his company, Practichem, attention from CNBC's "Power Lunch,"the Huffington Post, Fortune and other media... Read »
    1 day ago