Guillermo Reyes

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Perspectives on CCAR: Confronting uncertainty in the 2018 cycle

For the third year in a row, no bank failed the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) on quantitative grounds. And while regulatory …

Administrative Law

Business Challenges: Grow Up or Give Up

Each one of us goes through highs and lows in life. In this imperfect world, we strive to become the best person that we can be. But along the way, …

Motivation

Using people analytics to drive business performance: A case study

A quick-service restaurant chain with thousands of outlets around the world is using data to drive a successful turnaround, increase customer …

Continuous improvement--make good management every leader’s daily habit

Continuous improvement at scale—across a whole enterprise—requires management discipline at scale. At a few organizations, digital innovation is …

Management

What’s missing in leadership development?

Only a few actions matter, and they require the CEO’s attention.<p><b>Organizations have always</b> needed leaders who are good at recognizing emerging …

Leadership

Eight Leadership Lessons from Beauty Magnate Tyra Banks

How the supermodel-turned-CEO found opportunities where others saw obstacles.<p>Thinking of reinventing your career? Consider Tyra Banks your paragon. …

The Single Most Important Principle of Good Leadership, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

For years, I wanted to be the leader.<p>Back in elementary school, I remember being part of a small group of close friends. Every recess, we stuck together. In a world where sticks, stones, <i>and</i> words have the ability to cause pain, there was strength in numbers.<p>And for some reason, that group looked to …

Leadership

8 Ways to Lead Like It Really Matters | Inc.com

As a leader, you play an incredibly important role in your business. The members of your team look to you for direction, and they trust in you to be forthright, fair, and honest. Lead by example and set the bar high, and your people will follow. Lower your expectations, and your people will follow …

Leadership

Why Leaders Should Nurture Their “Social–Emotional” Intelligence: These four skills can diffuse conflict, particularly within family businesses.

Family firms that span generations have at least one built-in advantage: people who grow up living and breathing a business may one day step into …

Leadership

Critical Role: Episode 47 – The Family Business

Vox Machina return to where much of their history began: Westruun. But all is not well! Not only have the Chroma Conclave decimated the area, but …

5 Lessons for Becoming a Successful Leader

Many entrepreneurs forget that their success is more about helping other people than about personally becoming famous, or overcoming the odds and …

Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different

For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead.<p>New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to …

Leadership

8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model of a leader, always commanded respect, and was able to get the most voluntarily from everyone all the time. Every entrepreneur and business executive I know wants to emulate that boss, but …

Leadership

Fortune 500 CMO: The Best Way to Say No

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Leadership

7 Valuable Skills That Top Leaders and High Achievers Have Mastered | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>People often associate achievement and success with a …

Self-improvement

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

Entrepreneurs on How They Handle Stress to Stay Focused on Success

In this second column of a series, five more entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the …

Entrepreneurship
Artificial Intelligence

Innovative agreement with publisher Springer affirms MIT’s commitment to openly accessible scholarship | MIT News

The MIT Faculty Open Access Policy, one of the first initiatives of its kind in the United States, made a bold commitment to disseminate the results …

Higher Education

AI Steals Money From Banking Customers

What was once thought to be good news has turned to bad after the artificial intelligence (AI) as it has been discovered that the system for …

The Downside of Making Innovation Look Easy

Computer-implemented inventions are being denied patent protection at an alarming rate.<p>Computers have become so easy to use that we take computer technology for granted. We forget the tremendous investment required to develop and manufacture computers. That ease of use results in our …

Innovation

Why the Future of E-Commerce Depends on Better Roads

In the cavernous basement of the Olympic Building, a line of boxy, dark brown delivery trucks rolls out to the early-morning streets of downtown Los Angeles, a chorus of tires squeaking across smooth concrete. Five floors up, in the UPS district president’s office, Noel Massie allows himself a …

Urban Design

The Worst Thing That Could Happen to Facebook Is Already Happening

Users are sharing less--way less. Maybe they've figured out Facebook doesn't care what they have to say.<p>Have you by any chance noticed yourself feeling less friendly toward Facebook lately? Perhaps you still open the app a few times a day to check your notifications and scroll through a few posts, …

Personal Data
Project Management

2 Tech Trends That Business Leaders Need to Know

In a new report, Deloitte cites two tech trends with far-reaching implications for companies of every size and industry.<p>What emerging technology trends do private companies need to keep tabs on?<p>A just-released report from Deloitte lists several big-picture trends with significant implications for …

Internet of Things
Energized

The Leadership Checklist: 10 Principles That Make Leading Easier | Inc.com

I have dedicated my career to working with senior leadership teams and helping them to devise the strategies, organizational designs and operating models needed to better set direction and manage change. From all of this work, regardless of industry, staff size or revenue, these 10 leadership …

Leadership