Leaders and Strategies in Real Life: 10/10/17

  |   Leaders and Strategies in Real Life Print Friendly and PDF

Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the expert’s personal lens. Supplement that learning with studying real leaders in real life situations and draw  »  Read More

Book Review: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

  |   Books Print Friendly and PDF

At first glance, you may think that Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong by Eric Barker is another book by some motivational speaker designed to convey the secrets of life and success. Don’t make that mistake. Yes, I know, just about everybody  »  Read More

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 10/9/17

  |   Leadership Reading Print Friendly and PDF

Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms, to start off your work week. I’m pointing you to articles about leadership, strategy, industries, innovation, women and work, and work and learning now and in the future. Highlights  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Your job is to help the team and the team members succeed.

  |   Boss Print Friendly and PDF

You may think that being a boss is only one job, but it’s really two. One is to accomplish the mission through the team. That’s the one most people are aware of. The other job is less recognized, but it’s important to your short term and long term success. Your job is to help your team members succeed  »  Read More

The Most Important Boss

  |   Boss Print Friendly and PDF

Bosses are people responsible for the performance of a group, but the most important ones aren’t at the top of the org chart. Sure, as you move toward the top of the org chart, the money goes up. In fact, some CEOs make hundreds of times what the average worker in their company makes. Prestige goes up, too. And it’s  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 10/4/17

  |   Everything Else Print Friendly and PDF

Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Leaders and Strategies in Real Life: 10/3/17

  |   Leaders and Strategies in Real Life Print Friendly and PDF

Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the expert’s personal lens. Supplement that learning with studying real leaders in real life situations and draw  »  Read More

Book Review: The Captain Class

  |   Books Print Friendly and PDF

The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams by Sam Walker will be a great read for you if you are a sports fan. If you’re a business person, not so much. Let’s start with a basic description of what you’ll find between these covers. This is a book about a particular kind of captain  »  Read More

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 10/2/17

  |   Everything Else Print Friendly and PDF

Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms, to start off your work week. I’m pointing you to articles about leadership, strategy, industries, innovation, women and work, and work and learning now and in the future. Highlights  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: A Pinch of Preparation

  |   Personal Effectiveness Print Friendly and PDF

It doesn’t take much salt to improve a dish and it doesn’t take much preparation to dramatically improve performance. Take a little time to set things up so that when it’s time to work you can wade right in and work. Make sure you have the files and information you need. Lay out your tools so you’re  »  Read More

← Older Posts Newer Posts →