• 4 Delegation Basics That Make It A Lot Less Scary For...
    Forbes - Jul 31
    In a time when productivity apps and multitasking are the new normal, people are often inquiring what my “secret sauce” is for getting so much done. While endless hours of hard work can build toughness, it can also... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The Daily Rituals Of 15 Incredibly Successful People
    Inc - Jul 30
    Ever wonder what sets apart those people who achieve the most in life? What are they doing differently from everyone else? Check out these quotes from 15 business leaders about the daily habits that help them be... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Are You Stereotyping Millennials? It Could Be A...
    Forbes - Jul 30
    Here’s a generalization about Millennials: they defy generalizations. As the largest and most diverse generation in the U.S., they are setting trends and influencing companies across the country. Take Wal-Mart, for... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Question What You “Know” About Strategy
    HBR - Jul 30
    Say you are competing in a fast-growing industry. How much do you care about profits versus market share? It’s a common rule of thumb that businesses should go for market share in fast-growing in­dustries. It’s... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How To Get Over Your Controlling Ways
    Switch and Shift - Jul 30
    There is a famous quote attributed to the legendary race car driver Mario Andretti: If everything appears to be under control, then you’re just not going fast enough. Control is a wonderful thing, but it is... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 9 Books Elon Musk Thinks Everyone Should Read
    Entrepreneur - Jul 30
    Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How A Quick Vacation With My Family Reminded Me Of 3...
    Forbes - Jul 30
    As a small business owner, I’m often juggling business and family – along with countless other things – on any given day. I don’t ever “check-out” like some employees do, and I’m always “on-call” whether... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Win Over Executives By Proving Customers Support Your...
    CEO.com - Jul 30
    Despite how much has been written about corporate innovation, it still presents a big challenge. On one hand, senior executives encourage employees to develop new products and services. On the other, they don’t want to... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 3 Steps To A More Predictable Organization
    Entrepreneur - Jul 22
    Predicting revenue is a process that sales teams have used for decades to help company leaders make more informed decisions about the future. So, why not expand this practice to the rest of the organization? By asking all... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Are Your Meetings A Big Waste Of Time?
    Inc - Jul 22
    Information-sharing meetings comprise just 21 percent of the total. As for those famed and deeply useful brainstorming (translation: panic-because-we-have-no-new-ideas) meetings--these are a mere 5 percent. The numbers... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 6 Steps For Creating A Culture Of Significance From...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 22
    How can entrepreneurs keep their employees engaged for the long haul, when the excitement of the seed funding, product launch or IPO wears off? It isn't easy. Indeed, Gallup reports that 70 percent of today’s employees are... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Simple Secret Of Employee Motivation
    Inc - Jul 21
    The case for autonomy: just look in the mirror The case for giving employees autonomy (you may prefer the word "empowerment") in how to carry out their work has been backed up for half a century by psychological and... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why You Can’t Delegate And How To Fix It
    Entrepreneur - Jul 21
    A 2013 executive coaching survey, conducted by Stanford University, found that 35% of chief executives say delegating is something that they need to improve, while 37% said they’re trying to improve these skills. While... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How Your Organization Can Encourage Diversity In The...
    Forbes - Jul 21
    Setting up an inclusion program can help your employees feel comfortable to be their full selves at work, while cultivating diversity at your company. In past roles, I’ve experienced what it is like to be in the closet at... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Great Leaders: Knowing When To Step Aside
    Be Leaderly - Jul 21
    Great leaders are more than their persona. Their brand is a blend of tangible results, process improvement, creative solutions, and talent development. If they’re really good, they’ve been the “wind beneath the... Read »
    1 week ago