Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your
Working as a senior executive can be a lonely job. You have to deliver tough messages. You can’t always be transparent about your own challenges. And you must keep key decisions confidential until the
Banks and other financial services firms have come a long way from the depths of the 2009 financial downturn. Earnings reports have been strong and many of the U.S. banks passed their most recent stress
The most-respected bosses do a lot of things right. Among them, they respect their employees' time, trust them to do their work (otherwise they shouldn't be their employees), and recognize that they have
High performers draw on more than savvy and skills. They draw on their core values to make the right decisions. Along with all the meteoric rises in success we hear about in the news, there are other falling
An organizational culture comes about in one of two ways: (1) by careful design, or (2) haphazardly over time. Simply put, the culture is the result of rituals, behaviors and experiences that leadership
All leaders need to have healthy egos. They need to have a modicum of pride, a helping of confidence, and a degree of self-assurance. That said, pragmatic leaders are careful not to let their egos get
Everyone likes money. But technology that handles money is what's really popular these days. The rise of "fintech," or, financial technology, has unleashed a new breed of apps, sites and services designed
As smartphone’s like Apples new iPhone X and Samsumg’s Note 8 have become ubiquitous, seismic shifts are taking place in the way people bank and make payments. Citi surveyed more than 2,000 Americans its
When artificial intelligence in business became public knowledge, there was a general freak out about all of the jobs that would be lost to the robot overlords. If AI assistants wormed their way into and
Don't let communication be the handicap in your life and in your business. Good communication is a lifetime pursuit. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Too many entrepreneurs
Helpful conversations will increase employee engagement. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whether you went to business management school or learned how to manage employees
When Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick was forced out, it was, in part, because he vented at employees, customers and drivers. We understood his behavior to be an indicator of something much worse.
You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself. So how can you make
Of all the communication skills, listening is by far the most underrated. There are countless books and courses on how to be a better public speaker, much less on being a better listener. If you want be
Digital peer-to-peer (P2P) payments are becoming a new "social norm," according to data from a recent Bank of America study, "Trends in Consumer Mobility." Across generations, consumers are using their
IBM wants to use the technology that underlies bitcoin to help prevent major foodborne outbreaks like salmonella
• IBM is working with large food suppliers like Walmart, Dole, and Nestlé to incorporate blockchain technology, which underlies bitcoin, into the global food supply chain.• Blockchain technology can track
Total market corporate bond ETF to be structured as a fund of funds Vanguard Group unveiled plans Tuesday for a total-market corporate bond ETF that would offer the lowest expense ratio on the market.
According to Gartner, the chance of a BI initiative not meeting enterprise objectives is a staggering 70 percent. That is because the answers to current business needs can not be answered by BI alone.