• Five Steps To Help Yourself Recover From A Setback
    HBR - Dec 13
    This was not your best week. Something didn’t go right. Let’s say it was a negotiation that didn’t play out your way. What do you do afterward? You might go to a bar with friends, talk to your spouse, or call your... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Five Things Smart Leaders Are Doing To Make 2017...
    Forbes - Dec 13
    2016 has seen its fair share of organizational crises. From Wells Fargo to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, to Whole Foods Market, the Cincinnati Zoo, Dyn Inc. – and the list goes on. Some of these organizations managed their... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How The Most Emotionally Intelligent CEOs Handle...
    HBR - Dec 13
    Most of the CEOs I’ve met and worked with had years to prepare for their jobs. As they entered middle management, most of them learned that being a good leader is more important than being a good do-er. Many have... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Four Leadership Insights About Employee Motivation...
    Switch & Shift - Dec 13
    Our mental picture of the holiday season may look like this: snow falls gently to the ground; carollers go door-to-door dressed in quaint costumes singing traditional holiday favorites; children press their faces against... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Scale Your Company With Small Teams
    Entrepreneur - Dec 13
    When a company’s size grows to more than 10 people, something fundamentally changes. The fun and the tight-knit feeling you had in a small team goes out the window. Communication becomes more difficult. People do their own... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Three Questions You Must Answer Before You Present...
    Forbes - Dec 13
    Whether you’re an entrepreneur, CEO or middle manager, virtually everyone has to create (and present) business plans. And while there are literally thousands of business plan templates available, they will all fail if you... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles
    HBR - Dec 9
    Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Takeaways From Fortune Businesspersons Of 2016
    Huff Po - Dec 9
    Fortune magazine’s 2016 edition of its annual Businessperson(s) of the Year present an interesting portrait of leadership in 2016. Fortune’s list was developed based on their own analysis of 12-36 month’s profits,... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Trust And The Unbalanced Employee Experience
    Entrepreneur - Dec 9
    In 2001, George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz were awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their theory on how markets operate when transactions involve asymmetrical information. Asymmetrical... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Your Leadership Development Program Needs An Overhaul
    HBR - Dec 9
    Most companies make big investments in leadership development, rolling out intensive internal programs for high potentials, sending key leaders off to expensive executive education programs, or hiring personal coaches for... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Our Fear Of Female Leadership: The Sweeping Promise...
    Huff Po - Dec 9
    “Our country wanted change, and Clinton did not represent change,” is something I’ve heard 1 billion times since the election. And my stomach sinks each time. Change is one of those vague and subjective terms, like... Read »
    1 month ago
  • This Is Why Disengaged Employees Are Wasting Time At...
    CEO.com - Dec 9
    We’ve all seen it. An employee’s quick click to a screen that isn’t social media, or hiding a cell phone when a manager is headed their way. The time-suck epidemic is worse than ever with 46 percent of millennials and... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Do Conservative Managers Give Smaller Bonuses To...
    HBR - Dec 5
    Every year, Len and Cal — two thoughtful partners in a law firm — have to evaluate a handful of direct reports and assign them end-of-year bonuses. Both Len and Cal take this responsibility very seriously, as their... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Why Elon Musk Is The Most Admired Leader In Technology
    Fortune - Dec 5
    In a new survey of hundreds of startup founders, 23% said they admired Tesla and SpaceX head Elon Musk more than any other tech leader. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos came in a distant second, with 10% of respondents giving him the... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Seven Questions You Need To Stop Asking At Work
    Entrepreneur - Dec 5
    You need to know the answers, but just asking them creates tension and frustration. Because when you ask day-in and day-out, everyone feels precious time being wasted. And, of course, all questions from ‘above’ have a... Read »
    1 month ago