• When You Fix Problems With Mid-Level Managers You Fix...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 22
    There’s a bad relationship trickle-down effect happening between leaders in companies. A study by Vanderbilt University published in January 2015 found that when mid-level managers don’t have a good working... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Four Leadership Lessons From The Rise Of Donald Trump
    Forbes - Jul 22
    This week the coronation of Donald Trump was completed as he spoke to an adoring audience at the Republican National Convention before his official nomination. The meteoric rise of Trump has confounded critics throughout... Read »
    3 days ago
  • These Business Titans Are Teaming Up For Better...
    Washington Post - Jul 22
    A handful of the most powerful names in business and finance have joined up to try and improve the way American corporations are governed, putting a collective stake in the ground for what they see as "commonsense"... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Leadership Lessons From The Ted Cruz Debacle
    Fortune - Jul 22
    You have to admit it takes a certain amount of guts to walk into a someone else’s party, hog the spotlight, eat the snacks, insult the host and leave. But that’s pretty much what Senator Ted Cruz did last night at the... Read »
    3 days ago
  • A Speedy Brexit Is Francois Hollande’s Last...
    Newsweek - Jul 22
    Theresa May and François Hollande have lots to talk about. During their first meeting after May became prime minister of the U.K., the role of each nation in Europe’s future is very much at stake. Following the U.K.’s... Read »
    3 days ago
  • A Look At Some Major Companies Hiring Freelancers In...
    Forbes - Jul 22
    There are signs that in U.S. workforce the army of freelancers active today is growing. According to the Freelancers Union, there are currently about 54 million people doing freelance work to make money in the United States.... Read »
    3 days ago
  • How CEOs Can Keep Their Analytics Programs From Being...
    HBR - Jul 22
    Despite billions of dollars invested in big data and analytics, the simple truth is that most projects and programs fail to meet expectations. And we have figured out why: analytics forces changes on the C-suite that the CEO... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Embracing Change Means Disrupting Your Day
    HBR - Jul 22
    We recently gave a talk about change. At the start of the Q&A session, one young woman’s hand shot up. She brightly said into the microphone: “I am someone who loves change! I embrace change! I welcome... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The Simple Way To Inspire Your Team To Achieve...
    Forbes - Jul 21
    One of the key things I learned during my time as a Navy SEAL at war was the importance of adaptation and innovation. I have learned that lesson many times over as an entrepreneur but often failed to lead innovative change... Read »
    4 days ago
  • The Ballooning Executive Team
    HBR - Jul 21
    Executive teams replete with functional experts (CFOs, CHROs, etc.) are so common today one forgets they were not always the norm. In fact, they date back to GM’s Alfred Sloan, who brought together a handful of business... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Three Leadership Traps To Avoid
    Fortune - Jul 21
    Starting a business is difficult. It’s not for everyone. Once you decide to leave corporate America behind and forge ahead on your own, it’s easy to get ensconced in your own bubble. That may sound like a tempting and... Read »
    4 days ago
  • The Six Steps From Startup To Thriving Company Culture
    Entrepreneur - Jul 21
    When we think about great companies, like Apple, Google, Ritz Carlton, Zappos and Wegmans, we think of excellence in terms of results and performance year after year. While these companies do a lot of things well,... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Are Your Decisions Evidence Based?
    Forbes - Jul 21
    In a recent book, Harvard’s Calestous Juma chronicles several centuries of attempts to disrupt innovation. The book is the culmination of a 16-year study that draws from over 600 years of disruption to innovation, ranging... Read »
    4 days ago
  • This Is How The Smartest Entrepreneurs Lead Teams
    Fortune - Jul 21
    The fast pace and complexity of today’s world means that leaders need to be more purpose driven, supportive, and flexible than ever before. Trends are constantly shifting and shaping companies’ goals. New channels for... Read »
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  • When Transparency Backfires, And How To Prevent It
    HBR - Jul 21
    Sunlight, as the saying goes, is the best disinfectant. And it’s tempting to think that if we just shine a light on wrongdoing, wrongdoing will go away. Hence when Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal came to light,... Read »
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