• Three Stages Of Successful Change Management
    Forbes - May 27
    Change is hard. Whether you’re facing a big change like reinventing a business model or something simple like the day paychecks come out, change is difficult. One study found that 70% of change efforts fail. Big or small,... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Stand-Up Meetings Don’t Work For Everybody
    HBR - May 27
    Stand-up meetings have become a routine part of the workday in many organizations, spread largely by the adoption of agile and other innovative management methods. These are typically brief, daily progress sessions through... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Is Your Boss An Egomaniac? Maybe He Was Born To It
    Washington Post - May 27
    Researchers have found links between leaders' narcissism, worse reviews of their leadership behavior and a surprising third factor: How much money their families had when they were growing up. The study, published... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How Perfectionism Can Keep You From Success
    Fortune - May 27
    I’m a perfectionist. I can beat the best at noodling sentences or setting up rooms until they are just perfect for the occasion. But what I’ve come to learn over the last few years is that being a perfectionist is... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The One Form Of Knowledge You Really Need
    Forbes - May 27
    You are a knowledge worker, and you know that if you want to keep working you need to be constantly upgrading your knowledge. But what sort of knowledge? There are three different types, and their relative value is changing... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Eight Inspiring Leadership Tips From Supervillains
    Entrepreneur - May 27
    Once your business evolves from its startup phase and into a functioning company, you’re going to be relying more and more on your leadership skills to keep the ship moving in the right direction. Leadership is a tough... Read »
    3 days ago
  • This Is What Job Seekers Look For In The Best Sales...
    CEO.com - May 27
    Sales jobs are notoriously difficult to fill, and it’s not just industry hype -- sales representatives were among the top five hardest jobs to fill in the ManPowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage survey. To successfully... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days 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 »
    4 days ago