• The CEO’s Guide To Going Social: Part 2...
    CEO.com - Feb 12
    Note: Welcome back to our series on social networking for CEOs, which aims to provide leaders with an understanding of the top four social platforms for business, and how to harness their potential. Previously, we examined... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Three Lessons In Agile Mindset Inspired By The...
    CEO.com - Feb 11
    Albert Einstein once said, “A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels.” In that vein, continuing to think of business in only “business” terms may eventually lead us... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Leadership Requires Being Gracious In Defeat
    Entrepreneur - Feb 8
    Losing sucks. There's really no other way around it. We can talk 'til we're hoarse about how important failure is, how missteps are vital in teaching us ways to do better, but if we're honest with ourselves, a life full of... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How The Carolina Panthers Fired Ahead Without Firing...
    Washington Post - Feb 5
    When Dave Gettleman got his job in 2012, he did something unusual for a new NFL general manager -- or for any new leader. Rather than coming in and cleaning house, replacing the existing team of assistant coaches, front... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Leadership Means Learning To Look Behind The Mask
    NYT - Feb 4
    I waited until it was too late to get the best feedback I ever received in my life. A little over a decade ago, when I was named president and director of Andrew Carnegie’s public library system in Pittsburgh, I became... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Right Way To Hold People Accountable
    CEO.com - Feb 4
    John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make the numbers for this quarter. “Honestly?” she said. “The numbers... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Are You A Leader, Or Just Pretending To Be One?
    HBR - Feb 3
    We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less. It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t. What’s not leadership? For one thing,... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Five Qualities Entrepreneurs And Football Players...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 3
    College football season reached its pinnacle (Roll Tide) last month, with Alabama's 45-40 win over Clemson. And, now, as we draw closer to this Sunday's Super Bowl, the nation's biggest media and sporting event, I... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Before A Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes...
    HBR - Feb 3
    The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Every Entrepreneur Struggles With Uncertainty
    Forbes - Feb 2
    The only thing that is certain in life is uncertainty. There are countless things that keep business founders and leaders awake at night. Clients, employees, investors and everything in between can, and often do cause... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Isn’t Equality In Leadership Skills...
    Fast Company - Feb 2
    Here’s a new angle on the gender divide in leadership: Men and women score nearly equally in their ability to drive businesses, but fewer women are able to get beyond lower-level leadership positions. The finding comes... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Leadership Hinges Upon What You Do– Not Who...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 1
    Ask 10 entrepreneurs about the vital characteristics that great leaders possess, and more than likely you will receive 20 different answers. With thousands of books on leadership and countless more articles, there is no... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Fire Someone Without Destroying Them
    HBR - Jan 28
    Being let go can be one of the most painful, humiliating, and devastating experiences of one’s life — but it doesn’t have to be the worst. How a manager handles the process will have a huge impact on how a former... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • How Leaders Create Meaningful Workplaces
    Switch & Shift - Jan 27
    Leadership is encompassed by more than an organizational position; it must be practiced as a privilege and a responsibility that requires competence coupled with good character. There’s a wonderful Chinese saying that I... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Sopping-Wet Supervisor: A Leadership Story
    Forbes - Jan 26
    I saw the clouds turning ominously dark through my office window and thought “I’d better get going, before it starts pouring.” It was five o’clock on the dot. I liked to stick around at work after five and take care... Read »
    2 weeks ago