Christine Rho

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34 Best Free Movie Streaming Sites 2017 (Updated List)

Are you an avid movie lover? Do you enjoy watching a movie? Do you hate paying for movies? Are you among the smart group of people searching for ways …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Furniture

Why Every Leader Needs a Leader

No matter how high you get, you always need someone to keep you grounded.<p>Often times, we label "leaders" as "the ones that know all the answers." They know their way through the dark. They can steer the ship through the storm and ensure it finds dry land. But what we don't talk about often enough …

Leadership

7 Tiny Daily Habits That Can Lead to Huge Success

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that …

4 Influential Leadership Qualities I Learned From My Mother

We can learn a great deal about life--and business--just by being trusting, unpretentious and hopeful leaders who strive to serve others. In honor of Mother's Day, here are some essential lessons I learned from my mother.<p>I recently discovered a journal from six years ago written during the last few …

Leadership

Are Your Direct Reports Impacting Your Leadership Effectiveness?

A short time ago I was doing a workshop in New Jersey. One of the participants asked me an interesting question before the workshop began. “Is there any relationship between the effectiveness of a leader and the number of direct reports they manage?”<p>I acknowledged that at Zenger Folkman we had …

This psychologist explains the science behind ideal work environments and the perfect daily routine

<b>BY: Adrian Smith</b><p>Figuring out a way to work from home after following a comfortable routine throughout university was challenging. The environment …

How the Best Leaders Motivate Their Teams

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Don’t Settle For Being A Good Leader. Be A Real Leader

<i>The following is a guest piece by former Primerica co-CEO John Addison.</i>If you look around the world today, you’ll notice something is lacking: real …

How Great Leaders Keep Top Performers Happy and Productive

A disengaged work force can destroy a company's value. Invest in the difference makers, and you will see a remarkable ROI.<p>When asked what their company's No. 1 asset is, smart leaders will answer that it's their employees. Yet a whopping 50 percent of employees who leave a company do so because of …

Employee Engagement

How Successful People Manage to Get Things Done

There are lots of perks that come with being a successful person: money, fame, the feeling that one has achieved the goals he or she has identified. However, road to becoming a successful person is a very bumpy one that can take a lot out of a person. A successful person is also a busy person. …

If You Want to Be a Real Leader, Quit Being Fake

In a digital world full of virtual personas, authenticity is quickly becoming an endangered quality. Everyone wants to be what they’re not. That …

The Only Thing That Matters When Looking for a Mentor

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Academia is quietly and systematically keeping its women from succeeding

Academia’s war on women is real. Even though women outnumber men both in college enrollment and graduation rates, colleges aren’t exactly bending over backwards to accommodate them. From skyrocketing costs resulting in women taking out more loans—and incurring more debt—than men to the complicity …

Higher Education

The Single Biggest Leadership Mistake CEOs Make

Too many CEOs are overly optimistic with their constituents. Ignoring reality risks their credibility and the health of their organizations.<p>One night in Austin I ran into one of the city's early-stage CEOs. He immediately launched into a detailed account of how great his company was doing. It was …

Leadership

Leadership is a role, and the best managers are brilliant actors

That's what happened to Mike Calihan, a senior executive with Aldridge Electric Inc., a national infrastructure construction company based in Chicago.<p>He had been a project manager, managing relatively small electrical projects. He had been involved in crafting a response to a bid put out by the …

5 Traits Of The Worst Leaders And How To Avoid Them

Carelessness, name-calling, perfectionism: there are about as many terrible leadership traits as there are bad leaders themselves. In case your lunch group isn’t already bemoaning just how common less-than-stellar leaders are, we’ll be the first to break the news: there are a lot of bad leaders …

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A former Google exec who now runs her own company says too many leaders make the same big mistake

You may be less used to switching roles and letting your employees give <i>you</i> the same kind of guidance.<p>But plowing ahead assuming you're perfect is hardly a reasonable alternative. In fact, it can be a huge mistake.<p>That's according to Meg Crosby, a former Google exec who now runs her own company, …

6 Leadership Behaviors Drive Continuous Innovation

Every entrepreneur and business executive knows that continuous innovation is required to survive, but most struggle with this more than any other challenge they face. They know they need to act proactively, but still are often blindsided by a new competitor coming out of the blue with a future …

Innovation

Do You Have What It Takes To Lead? The 'P' Factor.

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What’s leadership? Who is an effective leader? The answers to both questions are relative to every organization out there -- whether large or small. The truth is, there is no one set of rules that makes for an effective leader: …

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Three Things Good Leaders Do in Bad Times

Is your organization depressed yet? The people whom business leaders lead are absorbing an onslaught of downbeat messages, and that’s a …

The Toughest Lessons I've Ever Learned: 6 Powerful Leaders Share Their Stories

From saying no to Steve Jobs to losing Adidas, these successful CEOs share what they lost--and gained--from difficult decisions.<p>Have you ever made a difficult, even poor, choice and learned nothing from it? Here's why it's important to find the nuggets of wisdom in even the poorest of …

Leadership

5 Ways to Engage Your Management Team to Lead (And Not Just Manage)

Here are the five core lessons to turn your management team into leaders, not just managers...<p>One of the hardest skills is to grow your management team to lead, instead of to just manage.<p>What's the difference? Managers help their individual team members get solid results. But leaders do more. …

Leadership

15 Dos and Don'ts for Highly Engaging Leaders

A sample size of over 25,000 leaders reveals these 15 things to do to become highly engaging.<p>Since 1999, I have worked, coached, trained, and studied well over 25,000 leaders. In that time, 15 common practices have been revealed for highly engaging leaders. Think of this as a to-do list if you …

Employee Engagement

10 Thinking Habits Successful Leaders Avoid Like the Plague

If you want a positive work atmosphere and great relationships, you will definitely want to avoid these common thought patterns.<p>Making good leadership decisions can be tough for entrepreneurs suddenly tasked with managing people and enterprises. Our brain doesn't develop neuropathways at the flip …

Emotional Intelligence

It’s Time to Admit You Can’t Do It All

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Donald Trump is a Douche

I’ve configured my browser to replace all instances of the word ‘leadership’ with ‘douchery’. While this makes business commentary much more …

The Right and Wrong Way to Write Useful Thought Leadership Content

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For six months last year, I ran a thought leadership column for <i>Mashable</i>.<p>Called DBA, short for “Doing Business As,” the series featured non-paid, contributed pieces from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists that were pitched to …

Thought Leadership

The One Thing You Need to Be an Effective Leader

Originally published by <b>Daniel Goleman</b> on LinkedIn: Connection: The Key to High Performance Leadership<p>It was a difficult moment in the history of the BBC, the venerable British media organization: an experimental news division had not met expectations, and after a trial year was being shut</b> …

Leadership

5 Key Trends In Design Leadership

Design finally has a seat at the table. Here’s what is next.<p>General Electric, the nation’s largest industrial company, recently announced it will relocate its headquarters from suburban Connecticut to tech-centric Boston. Intriguingly, of the 800 employees going to the new headquarters, only 200 …

Design