Bruce McGoogan

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This Make-Ahead Breakfast Is Guaranteed to Keep You Full Until Lunch

A boring, cold bowl of cereal just won't do for your breakfast. You deserve something warm, wholesome, and satisfying.<p>Whip up a batch of this gluten-free quinoa bake featuring soft, cinnamon-spiced apples; plump raisins; and crunchy almonds. Enjoy yours plain or with a few spoonfuls of creamy Greek …

Only 8% of Leaders Are Good at Both Strategy and Execution

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown in the chart below. These …

Management

7 brilliant ways to start any presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

The Explainer: Porter's Five Forces

Harvard

Strategic Leadership: The Essential Skills

The storied British banker and financier Nathan Rothschild noted that great fortunes are made when cannonballs fall in the harbor, not when violins play in the ballroom. Rothschild understood that the more unpredictable the environment, the greater the opportunity—if you have the leadership skills …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

How strategists lead

A Harvard Business School professor reflects on what she has learned from senior executives about the unique value that strategic leaders can bring …

Management

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

Management

Creating New Market Space

Competing head-to-head can be cutthroat, especially when markets are flat or growing slowly. Managers caught in this kind of competition almost universally say they dislike it and wish they could find a better alternative. They often know instinctively that innovation is the only way they can break …

Innovation

4 Ways to Be More Effective at Execution

Most people recognize that execution is a critical skill and strive to perform it well, but they may a) underestimate how important it is to their career advancement or b) not realize that you can improve on execution without working longer hours.<p>On the first point, bosses place a premium on …

Management

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken #Recipe

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken #Recipe<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds), chopped into bite size pieces<br>2 …

How To Take The Best Parts Of Your Work Life With You Into Retirement

When it comes to making the transition from work-life to home life, there are a number of things that can restrain new retirees from making a successful transition. While some people may not like to admit it, nearly every aspect of their life is chained to their work place in one way or another. …

#Recipe : Slow Cooker Firecracker Chicken

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces<br>⅓ cup corn starch<br>2 tablespoons oil<p><b>sauce</b> <br>⅔ cup Franks buffalo …

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Having strong arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there's a lot of muscles to put to work.<p>Now that we've tackled stretching and leg exercises, we asked New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who also wrote the book "Age Defying Fitness," to help guide these …

26 Disruptive Tech Trends for 2016 – 2018

Each year at this time, I read all of the predictions for the new year plus the “top X” lists wrapping out the previous year. Add to that the first …

Jalapeño and Bacon Cream of Mushroom Soup

Jalapeño and Bacon Cream of Mushroom Soup<p>Author: Chantelle<p>Prep time: 5 mins<p>Cook time: 30 mins<p>Total time: 35 mins<p>Serves: 4<p>Ingredients<p>1½ lb mushrooms …

Organizational Alignment

YouTube

The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An aligned workforce is a happy, engaged workforce. Unfortunately, alignment between an organization and its employees doesn’t come naturally -- it takes planning, hard work and communication.<p>Think of alignment as a playbook for …

Employee Engagement

This Is What Happens When You Don't Take Risks

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

Find Growth Opportunities at the Edge of Your Strategy

The Edge

Don’t Use Round Numbers in a Negotiation

What is the best way to start a negotiation about money: by offering a round sum, like $10, or a more precise one, like $10.20?<p>Many people gravitate toward the former. But is this actually the most effective way to get what you want? Petri Hukkanen of the Boston Consulting Group and I tested this …

Management

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These quotes will give you the spark you need--and motivate you to reach even greater heights.<p>Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's …

Motivation

How do I read a balance sheet - what shows if a firm is strong or not?

I'm new to investing and keen to learn more before making any rookie mistakes.<p>I have noticed in your stories you mention that investors buying …

Finance

Influencing attributes – how to influence

cobbep@gmail.com – contact for coaching<p><b>INFLUENCE TECHNIQUES</b><p>Leadership scholars Gary Yukl and J. Bruce Tracey studied influence in the workplace for …

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

By developing our Emotional Intelligence in these areas and the five EQ domains we can become more productive and successful at what we do, and help …

4 Keys to Coaching Underperforming Employees

Dealing with an employee who's struggling to keep up? These 4 simple steps will help you make your team stronger.<p>Winning leaders are those who coach good employees to become better people. These leaders equip their teams for success at work and at home.<p>Occasionally, though, leaders can get so …

Employment