Steve Jobs Said There's 1 Decision That Separates Leaders Who Achieve Success From Those Who Still Don't Get It
It's as true now as when he said it 10 years ago. In an exclusive 2008 interview, three years before his death to pancreatic cancer, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs spoke about the keys to Apple's success.
A friend of mine in Dallas loves the local Chick-fil-A restaurant. The reason? An employee named Jose once asked my friend’s three-year-old to help with the mopping — and proceeded to give the boy a ride
The idea that companies must “delight” their customers has become so entrenched that managers rarely examine it. But ask yourself this: How often does someone patronize a company specifically because its
I've been part of many conversations with executive clients who are quick to blame their employees for bickering and lackluster performance. They get their information, of course, from management teams
The world’s leading management conference—the Global Peter Drucker Forum—met last week in Vienna Austria for its tenth annual get-together. This year, there was an even larger star-studded cast of eminent
What do you do when an estimated 17,000 employees worldwide walk out of the job to protest the treatment of women in your company? Those 17,000 “Googlers,” as the company likes to call them, represent
I will never forget an early lesson from my time at Procter and Gamble. I watched the head of sales, at a national sales meeting, walk through a complicated strategic plan. It was the type of plan that
Most people assume that what it takes to be a great problem solver is simply raw intelligence. However, while intelligence helps, it’s not the only important element. Research done in the 1990s at Bell
The trick Google's top brass use to build resilience and avoid burnout will work for anyone. Burnout is nothing new -- the Roman physician Galen wrote about the condition in the 2nd century AD -- but days
When I was working as a full-time business news anchor and reporter, I began to notice a trend. The CEOs who had strong public speaking skills and who were better television guests made a habit of soliciting
There is a common perception among management that if you can't handle the small things, you probably aren't well suited to handle larger responsibility. How much truth is there to the old adage "dress
An ex-Apple HR specialist says a 4-step formula can help you answer any job interview question 'perfectly'
• Juan Manuel Ramos, a Spaniard who worked in HR at Apple Ireland for 3 years, claims to have the perfect formula to answer any question during a job interview. • According to the HR specialist, it's about
Many people believe that being a good manager only requires common sense, and that it is therefore easy to be one. If this were true, good managers would be commonplace at all levels of more organizations,
Problem bringers bring problems because it’s how they’re attitudinally wired to behave. Getting these low performers to change isn’t easy, and while coaching instead of managing when employees bring you
Watch your tone. How you deliver a message is just as important as the message itself. A 2008Harvard Business Review study showed that people who received positive feedback accompanied by negative emotional
The hard truth about a common reason for not getting hired. It happens all the time. You, the job seeker, have an interview or phone screen and feel it went great. But the next day, you get the word you're
You have seven seconds to make an impression with your résumé. So you better make every one count. "Those first seven seconds someone spends on your résumé are the deciding seconds on whether they like
Diving right into digital transformation can tempt any leader, but a lack of architecture might mean failure. Here's the most important step to take before starting out. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur
Teacher Reveals to Deaf Students That People Can Hear Farts, and the Conversation That Followed Is So Amazing
There are certain facts most of us will go our whole lives knowing without ever realizing how monumental they really are. Anna Trupiano — a first-grade teacher at a school that serves deaf, hard-of-hearing,
Are you a leader? If so, earning respect is only half the battle; keeping it is just as important - and difficult. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Are you ready to lead?