Leo Castillo

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This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

What Satya Nadella did at Microsoft

A DECADE ago, visiting Microsoft’s headquarters near Seattle was like a trip into enemy territory. Executives would not so much talk with visitors as …

A Stanford psychologist on the art of avoiding assholes

"Not giving a shit takes the wind out of an asshole's sails."<p>The world is full of assholes. Wherever you live, whatever you do, odds are you’re surrounded by assholes. The question is, what to do about it?<p>Robert Sutton, a psychology professor at Stanford University, has stepped up to answer this …

Physiology

Fans are going crazy over classic Superman Christopher Reeve's subtle on-screen transformation

Simple, yet effective.<p>Before Henry Cavill, there was Christopher Reeve, one of the first men ever to portray DC hero Superman/Clark Kent on …

13 things the world's most successful leaders get right

It might be true that some people are inherently better leaders than others, but one of the things the world's most successful leaders get right is …

In Just 8 Words, Uber's New CEO Gave a Master Class in Leadership

The former Expedia CEO's parting letter to employees bodes very well for the future of Uber.<p>If many of Uber's high-profile problems -- the sexual harassment claims, the bullying, the intellectual property lawsuit -- are attributable to former leader Travis Kalanick's brash take-no-prisoners, …

Leadership

7 Must-Have Traits You Want in Your Future Leaders

Companies worldwide are experiencing a leadership shortage. The smart ones will identify leaders with these characteristics to move them forward.<p>Recent research has proven that we're experiencing a drastic leadership shortage on a global scale. Eight-five percent of companies have reported an …

Leadership

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Don't Leave Your Company Culture to Chance. Build a Culture by Design

Company culture is a strategic imperative that must be created and transformed by design, not by default.<p>This is the first installment of an important 3-part series on company culture that I will be bringing to my <i>Inc.</i> readers. The series focuses on how to become more deliberate in creating a work …

UX Design

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …