• Steve Wozniak Offers Four Pieces Of Advice For...
    Entrepreneur - Dec 13
    In November, Steve Wozniak, famous Apple co-founder and sidekick of Steve Jobs, had a fireside chat with Nextiva co-founder and CEO Tomas Gorny at the final session of NextCon in Scottsdale, Arizona. During that... Read »
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  • 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
  • Richard Branson To Business Leaders: Society’s...
    Fortune - Dec 13
    As a business leader, you might feel that you have one primary responsibility: maximize shareholder return. Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson calls this approach “a big mistake,” arguing it’s no longer solely up... 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
  • Take Time To Reflect On 2016 Before It Ends
    Forbes - Dec 9
    The holidays and year’s end are quickly approaching! With events and parties galore, this time of year tends to quickly pass by. So be sure you take a little time out from the holiday cheer to take inventory of your career... Read »
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  • 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 »
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  • How The Best Companies Do Diversity Right
    Fortune - Dec 9
    Diversity is an empty word in much of corporate America. Many companies invest in diversity efforts and appoint chief diversity officers, yet are disappointed with the meager results. Over the last 30 years there has been... Read »
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  • White-Collar Overtime Rule Delayed: What Business...
    Forbes - Dec 9
    A federal judge in Texas has dealt a critical blow to the Department of Labor’s planned change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulation, better known as the white-collar overtime provision. The sweeping... 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 »
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  • 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
  • How To Keep Your Momentum Without Losing Your Team
    Forbes - Dec 5
    Your business starts with your ideas, but keeps going with people. Your team is one of your most important parts of your business, but as I’ve written before, my biggest mistake was going too fast with my ideas because it... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Sabotage Your Ideas And Influence (Part Two)
    Switch & Shift - Dec 5
    You have a great idea which you know will be successful. Now you need to get buy-in from others to bring it to reality. While everyone possesses the ability to influence others to some degree, if you aren’t careful, you... 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