• 10 Reasons You Should Stop Waiting For Approval
    Inc - May 22
    Stop waiting for approval from others--it will only lead you toward a no-win situation. Read »
    2 days ago
  • How To Say No At Work
    Forbes - May 20
    Nowadays many companies expect their employees to do more work in less time. From interns to managing partners, people say yes to these demands because they want to be team players, look eager or simply be nice. But saying... Read »
    4 days ago
  • The 4 Enduring Qualities Of Accomplished Leaders
    Entrepreneur - May 20
    To get lasting results we need GRIT® - generosity, respect, integrity, and truth. This combination of principles helps leaders create personal accountability, inspire others and enhance team performance. Read »
    4 days ago
  • The Leading Cause Of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders...
    Entrepreneur - May 20
    Corporate silence occurs when employees willfully withhold important work-related information. Read »
    4 days ago
  • Being Nice Is Making You A Bad Manager
    HuffPo - May 19
    Very rarely am I accused of saying something solely to make someone feel better. I encourage the use of tough love every chance I get. When someone who is considering a position managing people or human resources tells me "I... Read »
    5 days ago
  • 12 Habits Of Exceptional Leaders
    Entrepreneur - May 19
    Below are 12 essential behaviors that exceptional leaders rely on every day. Give them a try and you can become a better leader today. Read »
    5 days ago
  • Please Stop Saying These 25 Ridiculous Phrases At Work
    Inc - May 14
    At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed into corporate buzzwords that expanded and took over our vocabulary until... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why People With Agreeable Personalities Are Less...
    World Economic Forum - May 13
    When it comes to the likelihood that you’ll get promoted into a top leadership position at your company, there are a few obvious factors to consider. How long have you been at the organization? Have you received stellar... Read »
    1 week ago
  • CEO: How A Small Shift In My Language Opened Up...
    Business Insider - May 13
    I started monitoring my language and noticed how often I argued the reasons I couldn’t do things. From that point on whenever I’d catch myself about to respond with a “but”, "That won’t work”, or “That’s not... Read »
    1 week ago
  • To Win People Over, Speak To Their Wants And Needs
    HBR - May 12
    Practicing empathy can be difficult, because you have to step outside your comfort zone to understand someone else’s point of view. But it’s essential to exercising influence. Read »
    1 week ago
  • Who Really Gets Heard At Work? Whoever’s In The...
    Washington Post - May 12
    A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found yet more evidence of something many of us already intuitively know: Unconscious bias at work is a real thing, and status around the office is a hard-won... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Be Direct And Low-Key To Defuse Discord At The Office
    NYT - May 12
    Unpleasant though it may be, conflict in the workplace is inevitable. In fact, it’s often necessary to get things done. But why is some conflict healthy and constructive, while other disagreements escalate out of control? Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why This CEO Believes You Should Be More Opinionated...
    Fortune - May 11
    Don’t be afraid to voice your opinion–it could give you an edge over your co-workers. Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Reasons Starting A Business With Your Family...
    CEO.com - May 8
    If fast-growing technology companies have one challenge in common, it’s finding the talent necessary to maintain that trajectory. For mine – which specializes in VoIP and other cloud communications – that quest... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Make It OK For Employees To Challenge Your Ideas
    HBR - May 7
    Kodak. Sears. Borders. The mere mention of any of these companies brings to mind the struggle to stay relevant amid today’s technology and boundless alternatives. But behind each of them lies a deeper story of at least one... Read »
    2 weeks ago