Nicole Rovig

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The Death of Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. However, those days may soon be behind us. New digital …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Important Skill Nobody Taught You

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and …

Consciousness

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Women in Tech

The Critical Role Of Leadership Development During Organizational Change

Most business leaders today would agree on two things: (1) organizational change is constant, and (2) leading change is one of the most difficult burdens of a leader’s command. In last week’s article I focused on the seven mindsets necessary for successful leadership development. In this article, I …

Leadership

The 7 Essential Behaviours Of Highly Creative People

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that …

The Leadership 'Secret' That Smart Leaders Have Known for a Century

Amazing wisdom from more than 100 years ago that you can use today.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the early 1900s, a professional speaker traveled the nation giving one speech, and it was so popular, he ended up giving it 6,152 times by 1925. Keep in mind, …

Temple University

10 Creative Ways To Attract Top Talent To Your Company

All companies and organizations have one thing in common: They are looking for the best talent that money can buy. It can be easy to assume that money is what attracts top talent, but that isn’t necessarily true. In fact, potential employees look for a lot more than just money and benefits; the …

Employee Engagement

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Self-Reflection

Asking Yourself This 1 Question Will Instantly Reveal Whether You're a Good Leader

The answer to the question is what will separate exceptional leaders from mere bosses.<p>Ever worked for a leader who left an imprint on your life? The type that took you under his or her wing, coached and mentored you, removed obstacles from your path, and was always available for you?<p>That person may …

Want to Be More Successful? 4 Hot Skills to Sharpen Now

Get your startup skills in shape this summer.<p>Been out of school for a while? Thinking about graduate programs? As yet another school year comes to an end, some of you may be thinking about going back to school. With skills and job-needs changing every year, it may not be a bad idea to keep your …

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Toronto Raptors

This 15–30 Minute Routine Makes Your Brain Healthier, Younger, And Smarter

“<b>Everything popular is wrong</b>” — Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

One Thing You Should Never Sacrifice for Success

Whenever I write about using productivity to achieve your goals and become successful in different areas of your life, I focus on various tools, …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

3 Ways Senior Leaders Create a Toxic Culture

Whether presiding over the entire company, a function, a region, or a business unit, the people at the top of an organization have a disproportionate level of influence over those they lead. Those further down in the organization look to their leaders for cues on what’s acceptable (and what isn’t), …

Intrapreneurship Is Vital For Innovation At Larger Organizations

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-04-25 09:53:43 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation, Innovation Culture, Open Innovation, Product Innovation <b><br>Title:</b> …

Heroic Southwest Airlines Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Just Displayed 4 Keys to Remarkable Leadership

From tragedy comes a spark of courage, resilience, and profound leadership.<p>A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas from New York City on Tuesday encountered a horrific circumstance when one of its engines exploded, sending shrapnel into the plane, nearly sucking one woman out of the window …

The Secret to Getting Ahead? Do the Work That Others Won’t Do

Growing up on the south shore of Long Island, the highlights of my youth summers consisted of going to the beach and attending basketball camp at …

University of Washington

16 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

High achievement isn't an accident.<p>High achievement in business and life involves intention. Meaning, it's not going to happen accidentally. Here are the things more than a dozen successful executives do every day because they say it's a habit that makes a difference.<p>1. Say no without saying …

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

The Only Way To “Wake Up” And Become Unstoppable

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the …

These 5 Things Stand Between You and Finding Work-Life Balance

<i>“I</i><i>f you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.</i><i>” — </i><i>Donald Trump</i><p>We all …

Time Management

This One Question Will Make Every Decision In Your Life Easier

Measure EVERY decision against your goal.<p>The British rowing team had not won a gold metal since 1912. By all measures, they didn’t have a good rowing …

Self-improvement

Fastest 17 Ways to Learn Something New

HOW TO STOP BEING AN IDIOT IMMEDIATELY<p>“Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” — MARK …

Mark Twain

By Doing Something No One Expected, Golden State Warriors' Coach Steve Kerr Taught a Brilliant Leadership Lesson

How do you motivate a team that doesn't have anything to prove? Warriors' head coach Steve Kerr just showed us.<p>As the leader of a team, what would you do if you felt that you were losing control? That your team members were no longer responding to your efforts?<p>That's the situation Golden State …

How to Beat Perfectionism, Make Progress, and Find Happiness

Most people think of philosophy as a system of ethics or an explanation of the purpose of life, so they miss its most practical aspects. Ancient …

Ancient Philosophy

A letter to my younger self, about (real) happiness

Dear younger Tiffany,<p>You’re lucky to live in the U.S, where everything you want is either a quick drive or a click away like home appliances, games, …

Happiness

5 Steps to Great a 1:1 Meeting | Inc.com

The concept of a 1:1 meeting is simple: a recurring dedicated conversation where a manager catches up with each of his or her direct reports. It's a simple concept, but many managers don't put much thought into them--or don't do them at all.<p>We know that bad managers can drive away top talent, so …

9 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

We overcomplicate our lives, relationships, goals, and to-do lists.<p>We, as human beings, have a tendency to make things more difficult than they need …