• Three Keys To Successful Long-Term Leadership
    Fortune - May 24
    Klaus Schwab has put the heft of the World Economic Forum, which he founded, behind the rising plea for longer-term thinking among business leaders. In his book The Fourth Industrial Revolution, he argues that managing for a... Read »
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  • How The New Overtime Rules Could Affect Flexibility...
    Washington Post - May 24
    The U.S. Department of Labor says the new overtime rule issued this week would give some 4.2 million additional workers either more money--or more free time. But business groups and lawyers who represent employers say... Read »
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  • The Biggest Challenges Of Data-Driven Manufacturing
    HBR - May 24
    The widespread deployment of low-cost sensors and their connection to the internet has generated a great deal of excitement (and hype) about the future of manufacturing. The internet of things (IoT) and industrial internet... Read »
    2 hours ago
  • Getting Through Thick And Thin With Your Co-Founder
    Entrepreneur - May 23
    Eureka! You have a billion-dollar idea, but now what? For most people, one of the first steps is finding a co-founder. Let’s be honest, building your empire is going to be an exciting, rollercoaster ride, but you don’t... Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Five Ways To Show Your Appreciation For Others
    Switch & Shift - May 23
    What does it take to be a really great giver of recognition in the workplace, or anywhere for that matter? In some shape or form I get asked this question often. Such as, “What do I need to do to get recognition... Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Why Introverts May Be Better At Business Than...
    Entrepreneur - May 23
    Every business environment in the world is comprised of a hodgepodge of individuals, all with different traits that make any workplace unique. But, beyond the obvious differences of race, gender and ethnicity lies something... Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Salesforce CEO: Government Leaders Are...
    Business Insider - May 23
    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been hailed as a new kind of activist CEO. For over a year he's been orchestrating the business community to take a stand against state laws that critics say legalize discrimination against... Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Leadership Relevancy In The Digital Ages
    Switch & Shift - May 23
    Are you ready for digital age leadership relevancy? For full digital transformation? Are you ready for the tsunami of change coming? Is your business? If not, or if you want to get ready, you’ll enjoy this week’s... Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Are You Leading By Example?
    CEO.com - May 23
    “Lead by example” is a well-worn piece of advice. We all nod our heads in rapt agreement when we hear it, but how many of us actually do it? We know that “Do as I say, not as I do” is a destructive mantra to embrace,... Read »
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  • The Secret To Operationalizing Engagement
    Entrepreneur - May 20
    If you don’t know what someone expects from you, you are bound to fail unless you are extremely lucky. If you take the time to learn what someone expects from you, your chance of succeeding increases greatly -- unless they... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Effective Leadership: How To Be More Than Just A Boss
    Forbes - May 20
    There’s “Go” and then there’s “Let’s go.” There’s “Do this” and then there’s “Let’s do this.” As a supervisor, which are you more likely to say? If it’s not the latter, you may want to keep... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Your Whole Company Needs To Be Distinctive, Not Just...
    HBR - May 20
    Ever since the idea of strategy came to the business world in the early 1960s, the goal of differentiation has been paramount. Customers choose the company that gives them value that other companies can’t match. A company... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Paying Skilled Workers More Would Create More Skilled...
    HBR - May 20
    When computers made their way into workplaces, in the 1980s, typists had a problem. As computers replaced traditional typewriters, the skills of typists who did not know how to work with a word processor grew obsolete.... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How To Get Smart About Your Mobile Security Practices
    CEO.com - May 20
    When the first IBM Simon smartphone debuted about 20 years ago, according to Business Insider, only a few could have imagined how indispensable these devices would become in our daily lives. Many now rely on smartphones for... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Five Ways To Attack The Pay Inequity Issue Head-On
    Switch & Shift - May 19
    Despite laws, regulations and cultural uproar, pay inequity still exists. But Facebook rants and heated dinner conversations aren’t enough to make genuine change. I recently had an interesting discussion on this topic with... Read »
    4 days ago