Nitesh Roberto Romney

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A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Let’s say you’re getting together with other managers and employees to develop your organization’s or unit’s strategy. No matter how much discussion and enthusiasm you bring to the task, you’re likely to emerge with a list that looks like this:<p>Growth<br>• Superior operational outcomes through efficient …

Why You Should Start A Talent Community Now

Everyone seems to have a different opinion on what exactly makes up a talent community. Is it the contents of your CRM? Your job board resume …

Building Trust in Business - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

We live in a world in which consumers expect more. Not just more service, but more personal engagement with the companies they do business with. When …

These 5 Predictors of Cultural Fit are Typically Ignored | Inc.com

I spent a few days last week at a recruiters conference in San Francisco hosted by Greenhouse--a hot new talent management system that every tech company in Silicon Valley is glomming onto. The big topic in three sessions was on the importance of cultural fit in driving employee engagement and job …

Human Resources

How to Deliver Bad News to Your Employees

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned down her request for a raise or to inform your team that the company doesn’t want them working …

7 Mind-Blowing Ways Virtual Technology Will Change Your World

The distinction between what is real and what is fake is blurring and will forever change how you work.<p>Relationships drive business, and there is no substitute for face-to-face interactions. Videoconference capability was supposed to change this, but has never become an equal alternative. In the …

4 Tips on How to Bring Out the Best in Your New Hires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The skills gap is widening and workers are feeling it. In fact, Lynda.com recently conducted an online survey of nearly 10,000 respondents, and found that about half of them lacked confidence in their job skills.<p>This presents a problem …

Tactics For Dealing with Scope Change on a Project

<b>Scope change is inevitable on a project. This can be caused by new discoveries during the project, external circumstances or internal changes in the</b> …

Corporate Culture - Values Alignment is the Foundation

While many of the most effective corporate cultures have a grassroots element that incorporates the thoughts and ideas of the individuals on the front lines (which is a crucial element in building a strong culture), allowing a culture to be nurtured and developed always starts at the top: i.e. with …

Good Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Be Nice

It only took me about three seconds to decide what to wear on the first day in my new gig as strategy director at Genuine Interactive, a digital marketing agency (jeans and a wrinkled linen shirt, duh). Deciding what books to take was a bit trickier.<p>In the end, I decided to bring only one: <i>The Power</i> …

The Benefits of Unplugging as a Team

When turnaround legend Lou Gerstner took the helm at IBM in 1993, one of his boldest early actions was startlingly simple. As the projector bulb warmed up for the ritualized theater of yet another senior management meeting, Gerstner walked to the front of the room, turned off the machine and said, …

Building a Feedback-Rich Culture from the Middle

As an Instructor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, I’m actively involved in the school’s efforts to help our MBA students develop better …

Leadership

Developing a Culture of Organizational Trust

Developing an organization where <i>trust</i> is a fundamental part of the bedrock isn’t something that anyone in their right mind would balk at. I mean, it …

Herding Cats

There are many sources of uncertainty, here's a few:<p>This project uncertainty creates Risk to the success of the project. Cost, Schedule, and …

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In Sales, The Human Factor Wins. Here's How...

We live in an amazing digital age. Almost anything you can dream of is nearly a click away.<p>Even Enterprise-level sales have been transformed.<p><b>So Who Needs Sales Reps?</b><br>Today, we can instantly buy anything from the comfort of our computer, from birthday presents to clothes and groceries.<p>And B2B …

Customers

Best & Worst Dressed #Mensfashion Instagrams Of The Week [12.04.15]

Welcome to the exciting future of men’s fashion. Well not really, but it definitely gets an A for effort. Instagram is our proving ground and we’ve …

This Week in Culture: April 11, 2015

The Webby Awards<p>The Webbys are something akin to the “Oscars of the Internet”, recognizing ideas, publications and doers making the web a little …

The Mercedes-AMG GT S Is Germany’s Next Sports Car

It's so much more than just a good first try.<p>Laguna Seca Raceway’s undulating stretches and bends of tarmac sit undisturbed beneath an interminable …

40 Men's Fashion Fails That Are Crimes Against Humanity

Over the course of numerous years we’ve managed to see a lot of progress and milestones in the men’s fashion world. But with great responsibility …

This Apartment Can Instantly Take You Anywhere in the World

In a recent promotional event, Airbnb Singapore created an installation which encompassed a blank<p>In a recent promotional event, Airbnb Singapore created an installation which encompassed a blank white room, which then became one of four locations thanks to 360-degree projector mapping technology. …

Sofa

The 2016 Hennessey HPE1000 CTS-V is World's Fastest Sedan With 1000 Horsepower

Working off the next generation of Cadillac’s CTS-V, American performance garage Hennessey<p>Working off the next generation of Cadillac’s CTS-V, American performance garage Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) is set to release three variants to the already 640+ hp monster. Offering a 750, 800 and …

Australia calls for Yemen ceasefire on eve of Julie Bishop's visit to Iran

Australia has voiced concerns about civilian deaths in the conflict in Yemen and backed calls for a ceasefire.<p>Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen are seeking to halt the advance of rebels known as Houthis, who have forced Yemen’s president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to flee to Riyadh.<p>The United …

Middle East