As a leader, it is your responsibility to check in with your employees on a regular basis. In doing so, you can give your employees a voice and keep a pulse on morale and development within your organization.
It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them. You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying
An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started. It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs
Over the next decade, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will retire every day. Young leaders will have substantial opportunity to climb the corporate ladder — by 2030, millennials alone will comprise out
Of all the charges that get leveled against millennials, the most pernicious, and ubiquitous, is that they’re entitled narcissists. Now, those charges are seriously overblown (and often completely inaccurate).
"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse." It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional he
• World-class success is created by consistently making great choices and building a disciplined environment.• You should focus on respecting your health, educating yourself instead of entertaining, creating
Leadership is all about growing others. It's about your team and its welfare. It's about your direct reports and their performance. Leadership is a tough act. It's a daily balancing act. As a leader, expected
I've written about the science of persuasion, how important it is know your audience and really understand their pressure points, and how important emotions are compared with logic. The ability to persuade
The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.
One of the best parts of being an entrepreneur is that you get to decide whom you work with. Besides personal and financial freedom, this was why I was drawn to entrepreneurship. Before I founded SalesFolk,
I've always enjoyed reading. But, to be perfectly honest, I didn't used to read as much as I should have. Besides being a great way to escape and unwind, reading increases your knowledge, focus, and worldview
The most important thing I've learned as a naturally impatient person is that sometimes you have to slow down to speed up. But for a CEO, founder, entrepreneur, and leader, finding the free time to focus
It doesn't take much experience of the world of work to figure out that it's not always the most competent people who rise to the top. Nor is the fact that someone has a strong opinion on a subject a indicator
The long-term success of a company depends on its ability to spot and nurture high-potential talent. But many a leader assumes that performance alone will carry the day--such is not the case. (Sorry, Bieber.
Consensus decision-making is often touted as a panacea for what ails a business by increasing employee participation and engagement. But, like most things in business and in life, too much of a good thing
Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and well-being.