Paul Radmann

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When to Decentralize Decision Making, and When Not To

Rare is the business executive who doubts the importance of responsiveness: to be acutely alert to business opportunities and threats, and to be capable of grabbing the opportunity or fending off the threat fast and effectively. Hence, when (re-)designing the organization structure, they tend to …

These 7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation

Great executives know how to adapt their style to the people and the situation. Here are 7 approaches that will expand your leadership toolkit.<p>When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The same is true for leadership. If you're great at driving your team by calling the shots, then you'll …

How to Fit in Your Organizational Culture?

When you join an office, you meet many kinds of people, who develop and direct the office culture<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When you join an office, you meet many kinds of people. These very people develop and direct the office culture. These …

How Bob Dylan found God, and his fans found another boxset to buy

It reads like a scene from a bad movie. The jaded rock-star retires to his room after the show, in some nondescript hotel. The mini-bar beckons, a …

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

10 Mistakes Smart People Never Make Twice

<i>Emotionally intelligent people embrace mistakes for what they are—great opportunities to learn. In this article, originally published on</i></i> …

4 Surprisingly Effective Methods for Influencing

Shutterstock<b>Influence</b> is a concept that exists at the very core of effective leadership. The use of management controls and standard operating …

Leadership

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Contribution Margin: What It Is, How to Calculate It, and Why You Need It

When you run a company, it’s obviously important to understand how profitable the business is. Many leaders look at profit margin, which measures the total amount by which revenue from sales exceeds costs. But if you want to understand how a specific product contributes to the company’s profit, you …

Boston Consulting Group

A stubborn blood cancer, but there is hope

A leading French hematologist came to lecture on multiple myeloma. It is still incurable, yet new drugs may eventually offer more than maintenance of …

See London’s Underground ‘Mail Rail,’ Then and Now

It’s like the Tube, but for post.<p>There’s a whole world hidden beneath modern London: Churchill’s war bunker, a Victorian street, and the 2,000-year …

England

101 Good Habits for a Productive, Prosperous, Happy Life.

All the small things you do to be helpful and healthy add up to living a good life.<p>Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a career professional, a student or even unemployed, your habits are either empowering you to achieve and succeed, or deterring and holding you back. For most of us, we're …

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you say are excellent, good, average, or poor?<p>According to a new study of more than 230 buyers, 12% of salespeople are excellent, 23% good, 38% average, and 27% poor.<p>…

These 6 Efficiency Tips Will Help You Decide Which Problems to Tackle

Learn to delegate more efficiently and think more clearly about what to do next.<p>Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Cancer

Understanding Project Management and Tips for Success

He's responsible for having the appropriate equipment and materials in the correct location at the proper time.<p>Time<p>The three elements to successful …

Project Management

4 Ways Smart Teams Achieve Consensus Quickly

It's good to share different perspectives, but at some point, they need to become one.<p>Innovation is a team sport. It is rare for a successful innovation initiative to be executed by a sole individual, and that's a good thing. A truly disruptive innovation is the manifestation of multiple …

Management

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Psychology

Leadership 101: Narrow Your Say-Do Gap

When you say you are going to do something, do it.<p>Managing Partner at Red Rocket Ventures<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was recently in a client’s office, and they had an interesting collage of words and images hung on their wall, trying to summarize the culture they …

Leadership

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

Retirement

8 Critical Questions for Managers to Ask Themselves

Being a strong leader means striving for continuous improvement.<p>Part of any manager's evolution is being aware of their own strengths and weaknesses. Honest self-evaluation will help supervisors get the most out of themselves and the team they lead.<p><b>Managers should start by asking themselves these 8</b> …

Employee Engagement

What I like and what I miss with my new GTD workflow

I recently switched from using Todoist as my main GTD system to using the three Google services Google Keep, Google Calendar and Inbox by Gmail …

Google Calendar

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

How to Prioritize Your Company’s Projects

Every organization needs what I call a “hierarchy of purpose.” Without one, it is almost impossible to prioritize effectively.<p>When I first joined BNP Paribas Fortis, for example, two younger and more dynamic banks had just overtaken us. Although we had been a market leader for many years, our new …

Loneliness

More delays dog Sydney's $2.1 billion light rail line amid backroom squabbling

Sydneysiders face further delays to the completion of the $2.1 billion light rail line along George Street in the central city, and other stretches …

Australia

One Obstacle to Curing Cancer: Patient Data Isn’t Shared

Scientific efforts to find cures for cancer will be severely hampered if the scientific community does not change the ways in which patient data is collected, shared, and analyzed. The development of targeted therapies and immunotherapies — the two biggest hopes for cancer cures — depend on the …

Vaxil: From Tel Aviv to Toronto, is this your ticket to investing in immunotherapies?

Vaxil Bio Ltd’s (CVE:VXL) ImMucin treatment teaches the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells.<p>It is the latest of a string of cancer …

Immunotherapy

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution

Does seeing the word "evolution" in a headline make you nervous?<p>It makes me nervous. Climate change may be the most politically charged scientific finding of the modern era, but the charged responses to it are nothing compared to people's forceful responses to evolution.<p>Gallup reports that 64% of …

Psychology