Is PowerPoint still a useful tool at your organization? At Amazon, Jeff Bezos has outlawed this software in meetings. According to former Amazon executive, Jeff Rossman, replacing PowerPoint presentations
Instead of insisting your perception is the only truth, see through your opponent's eyes. In your dreams of leadership and business, you probably picture the ideal scenario where everyone eats synergy
Now more than ever, work you love is well within your reach Often, I encounter people who are so burned out, unhappy at work, or disheartened by the job search that they feel like ever finding a career
Note: Inc.'s Ask a 20-Something series offers sage advice for navigating all manner of workplace issues, from the perspective of a young employee. Q: No one likes meetings, but some are necessary. What
Every brainstorming session begins with good intentions, like a whiteboard and sticky notes around the table. After a few shout outs, the room gives way to crickets and momentum is lost. If this sounds
A happy team is a productive team, and you won’t inspire people to excel by acting stressed out or glum. Your mindset is the energy you bring into a room. When a leader walks into the office stressed,
The 6 Best Techniques for Communicating Clearly and Persuasively, According to a Speechwriter for Top CEOs
There's no one in business who can't benefit from being skilled at communicating clearly, crisply, and in a compelling fashion. Whether you're giving a keynote to 9,000 people or presenting a recommendation
Often times, what you want is much easier to obtain than you think--providing you avoid this common habit. When it comes to lasting career success and happiness, there isn't a definitive pathway to get
Instead of leaning into your strengths, it's time to look at your weaknesses. Nobody is perfect. We all have things we need to work on to improve our skills, and this is especially true of business leaders.
I've always been pretty darn good at spotting people who were going to be big successes and those that were going to struggle. This skill helped me be a good interviewer and assisted me in being a better
I Was 50 Before I Realized How to Be a Good Leader. Here's What I Wish I Would've Known From the Start
A guaranteed way to repel high performers and emerging experts is to lure them under the guise that they will be empowered, valued and leveraged, and then imprison them in a culture of working for a "know
Time is said to be spent or invested. But without time management, it can also be squandered. Is your to-do list constantly growing? Do you feel like there are not enough hours in the day to meet your
Consider this to be a great way tot raise your own leadership bar. In my line of work coaching and training leaders, I'm neck-deep in the research to find all the reasons for good leadership and high engagement.
This decision-making framework works every time, even if it seems kind of ruthless. The wealthy and successful share a common trait: They say no -- a lot. They say no to annoying requests to pick their