• How To Ask The Right Question In The Right Way
    Entrepreneur - Jan 25
    There is an old adage that says one should seek to understand before seeking to be understood. I say, we have two ears and only one mouth for a reason -- because we need to listen twice as much as we speak. Communication... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How The Best Managers Are Really Coaches
    Switch & Shift - Jan 25
    Looking back on our childhood, most people remember at least one mentor or coach who said or did something that really made an impact on their lives. Whether it was a tweak to our baseball swing, an encouraging word when the... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Focus Should Be Your Company’s No. 1 Priority
    CEO.com - Jan 25
    Before Larry Page reclaimed control of Google in 2011, he turned to an ailing Steve Jobs for advice. The Apple co-founder offered Page a crucial insight: focus. Zero in on only four to five products and make those the best... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Leadership Is A Conversation
    HBR - Jan 22
    The command-and-control approach to management has in recent years become less and less viable. Globalization, new technologies, and changes in how companies create value and interact with customers have sharply reduced the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Most Damaging Thing An Employer Can Say To An...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 19
    There's one thing a manager should never say to an employee: you will not move up here. Even companies that aren't growing fast can help to define someone's career path and help them grow into what they want to become,... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Develop These Seven Skills To Become A More...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 18
    Some people seem like they were born to excel. They’re gifted physically, intellectually or artistically, and it appears as if they just float to the top. But don’t be fooled. However gifted someone may be, he or... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Five Reasons Most Companies Fail At Strategy Execution
    Forbes - Jan 8
    By Quy Huy, INSEAD Professor of Strategic Management It’s no longer a secret that most companies struggle with strategy execution. McKinsey research tells us, for example, that 70 percent of change efforts fall short... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Debunking The Myths Behind 4 Popular Leadership Styles
    Entrepreneur - Jan 6
    In Real Leaders Don't Follow, author Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can start, build, and run successful companies in highly competitive global markets. He provides unique insights from an insider perspective to... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Writing Skills Matter For Leaders
    Switch & Shift - Jan 4
    Leadership skills inherently exist in every human being; the ones who realize their potential and surface their skills through expressiveness can become leaders. A leader of great esteem is recognized for their ability to... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 4 Ways To Get Employees Moving After The Holidays
    Entrepreneur - Jan 4
    It was the most wonderful time of the year -- but these days it’s also the most stressful. After the holidays, employees reluctantly return to work to face a mountain of work, stuffed inboxes and year-end goals that still... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How Trust Impacts Culture In A Cross-Generational...
    Switch & Shift - Dec 21
    The foundation of any relationship? Trust. It makes sense then, that trust is also the key ingredient in developing successful relationships at work. And in a cross-generational workplace, we must know how trust is... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 9 Steps To Mindful Work Conversations
    Switch & Shift - Dec 9
    Poor communication impacts businesses in a number of key ways. According to HR Magazine, 46 percent of employees say they regularly get unclear directions. This obviously has an impact on productivity, and will also... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Communicate During Times Of Stress
    Switch & Shift - Nov 6
    All of us experience stress at work; it is how we handle stress that separates leaders from others. When results are headed in the wrong direction, it’s easy to let our inside voice slip out. Of course reacting like... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Can You Stay ‘Super Transparent’ As You...
    Forbes - Nov 2
    Austin McChord spends a lot of time thinking about communicating with his employees. The problem is, his data-recovery company Datto is no longer just a tiny startup–his headcount just passed 550 people, with 180 new this... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Five Ways To Improve Employee Engagement With Your...
    CEO.com - Oct 26
    Likely, your company has spent a lot of time and money building a brand that connects with customers. But have you invested enough in brand engagement with your own employees? Your employees bring the brand to life... Read »
    3 months ago