From the Independent Business Blogs: 12/26/18

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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

Weekend Leadership Reading: 12/21/18

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Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular work days. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take time for some of that reading you can’t find time for during the week. Here are choice articles on hot  »  Read More

Gifts for a Leader to Give at Christmas

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Christmas is in the air. It’s been in the air since sometime on Halloween night, when the first Christmas decorations went up. Since then, we’ve been alerted to the approach of the holiday by advertisements, social media posts, email blasts, and watered-down versions of carols played in elevators and dentist’s  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 12/19/18

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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: 12/18/18

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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: Decisive

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Chip and Dan Heath open their book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work describing a woman considering whether to fire her firm’s IT Director. They ask you to reflect on your mental activity as you read their description. Next, they tell you what you probably did. They nailed that part for me. Finally  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Try voluntary meetings

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Everybody hates meetings. Maybe you should make them voluntary and see what happens. In some companies, voluntary meetings are the norm, but you’ll probably have to try them and see how they work for you. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

Weekend Leadership Reading: 12/14/18

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Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular work days. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take time for some of that reading you can’t find time for during the week. Here are choice articles on hot  »  Read More

What would be fun to try to create a better workplace?

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Everyone seems to agree that we need to transform our workplaces to make them both more human-friendly and productive. But most of the time, the people who want to do things a new way got about it in the old way. Academics have conferences where academics, “thought leaders”, and high-visibility executives come  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 12/12/18

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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

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