• Two Convenient Myths About Leadership
    Forbes - Oct 20
    Academic credentials and technical experience do not make someone a leader capable of taking a organization and people to new heights. Read »
    2 days ago
  • Effective, Successful Leadership – Walk The Talk If...
    Forbes - Oct 16
    We all have our ideas about why things seem to be going terribly wrong at this time and what to do about it. For my part, it seems that much of it comes down to a lack of Respect—for individuals; for the ideas, beliefs... Read »
    6 days ago
  • How To Find The Right General Counsel Candidate For...
    Chief Executive - Oct 3
    In looking for a general counsel, most CEOs seek out a candidate with intelligence, gravitas, strategic vision, emotional intelligence, management experience and someone who can act as an advisor. These characteristics are... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell On What It Takes To Get...
    Fortune - Sep 22
    Mansell tells Fortune in an interview about his plans to right the department store. Read »
    1 month ago
  • 4 Steps CEOs Should Take To Minimize The Impact Of A...
    CEO.com - Sep 17
    As James Joyce wrote, “A man’s mistakes are his portals of discovery.” We all make mistakes. Unfortunately for CEOs, many of our mistakes are made in front of an audience. Board members, employees, stakeholders and... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 3 Essential Laws Of Management
    Entrepreneur - Sep 10
    What you measure improves. There is some debate over whether Thomas S. Monson or Karl Pearson first uttered those words, but it’s become an accepted business truism. I call it the Law of Measurement. I have found... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The Secret To Self-Management And Organizational...
    Forbes - Aug 29
    At its core, business is simple. It is about serving others. People make it complicated. Re-focus on the basics: serving your employees, customers, and communities then abundance will follow. Read »
    1 month ago
  • Let Your Employees Bring Their Interests To Work
    HBR - Aug 29
    Research repeatedly suggests that levels of employee engagement in the workplace are low and worsening. But what really perplexes executives when we talk to them is that their employees are often fully engaged in a host of... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 10 Silly Management Games
    SmartBlog - Aug 28
    How many of these silly management games do you play? More importantly, do you have the courage to speak up and stop the insanity? Read »
    1 month ago
  • Leadership In The Age Of Complexity: From Hero To Host
    Daily Good - Aug 28
    For too long, too many of us have been entranced by heroes. Perhaps it’s our desire to be saved, to not have to do the hard work, to rely on someone else to figure things out. Constantly we are barraged by politicians... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Put The Company’s Interests Ahead Of Your...
    HBR - Aug 26
    Imagine that you’re running retail banking for a large, diversified financial services firm. You are focused on and rewarded for building the retail business. You’re a tremendous success. The CEO makes you part of the... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Can Being A Good Manager Make You A Bad Innovator?
    Forbes - Aug 21
    What does good management look like? We teach what we think are good management principles in literally thousands of business schools around the world. Yet Scott Cook, founder and leader of Intuit INTU told us, “When MBAs... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The Qualities Of An Excellent General Manager
    Mashable - Aug 19
    [Based on my experience], below are a few qualities that a great general manager should possess. An excellent manager: Read »
    2 months ago
  • How A Manager Can Promote The ‘Future Of Work’
    Entrepreneur - Aug 18
    What does the term a “new way to work” signify? My company, Unify, posed that question to 961 professionals scattered across the globe and found in the results (published in June) that for 47 percent it meant “working... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why It’s Time To Manage Progress And Not People
    Fast Company - Aug 15
    The farmer is in the business of growing plants, the physician that of curing patients, the teacher that of educating students. But the very grammar of those clauses betrays a misunderstanding. The farmer does not grow... Read »
    2 months ago