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Every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time, I join a video conference call with leadership colleagues from across the country. I’m on the West Coast, so these meetings are always early for me. When I started
This is an updated version of a story Quartz originally published in April 2018. The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell,
Google “Work Hard” and you’ll find an abundance of articles exhorting you to do just that: 5 Reasons You Need To Work Hard To Get Ahead (Inc) Why You Should Work Hard At Everything 5 Ways to Motivate to
Many times, especially in business settings, people use words that they think they know — but don’t. Although they do this in an effort to sound intelligent and sophisticated, it backfires badly, because
Planning was one of the cornerstones of management, but it’s now fallen out of fashion. It seems rigid, bureaucratic, and ill-suited to a volatile, unpredictable world. However, organizations still need
A CEO and dad uses a 100-year-old strategy to get control of his schedule in just 15 minutes each night
• The Ivy Lee method is a 100-year-old strategy for helping people become more productive at work.• Under the Ivy Lee method, at the end of each night you write down your six most important tasks to the
The flight attendant had to ask her twice, “Anything to drink, ma’am?” “Oh, sorry. Water, no ice, please,” said Noelle Freeman, the CFO of Franklin Climate Systems. Watching the clouds out her window 30,000
• In this op-ed, James Traub argues that America has become "decadent and depraved."• He explains what decadence means, and how it's tied to corruption.• "Decadence is usually understood as an irreversible
Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution.
It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies? The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter interviewing
Jack is well-known in his company for delivering growth through high-performing, cross-functional teams. Where others get stuck in silos, he fosters innovation through collaboration. But these days, when
Autonomy may be the single most important element for creating engagement in a company. How can anyone feel engaged, let alone inspired, if she feels that some supervisor is always looking over her shoulder?
Sales reps are most effective when they have the right amount of support staff, but exactly how much support staff does a company need, and how should it be structured? Call it a Goldilocks quandary: little
Eighty years ago JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis dared each other to write a sci-fi novel. It was a challenge that would lead to the creation of The Lord of the Rings Once upon a time two friends made a wager.
Everyone knows the basics of how to improve their financial health: put money into savings, track your spending, reduce your debt, look for ways to save on your monthly bills, and make smart investments.
Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?) Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely