Artie Schweizer

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26 Tips On How To Read People

There's no single, consistent recipe — and even the best mind readers on the planet are only right 80 percent of the time — but there's a lot to be learned.<p>According to UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian, <b>55 percent of what you convey comes from body language, 38 percent from the tone of your voice,</b> …

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're posting it here.

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Good Employees Make Mistakes. Great Leaders Allow Them To.

As a business leader, I found that one of the scariest things to do was to give your people the freedom to make mistakes. While mistakes allow individuals to learn and grow, they can also be very costly to any company. Scared as I was, I knew that truly great leaders found ways to allow their …

Why Business Leaders Must Master Data And Analytics

There’s a war on talent. The explosion of data in the digital universe is creating a skill gap and is opening up many new career opportunities in management. A recent study from McKinsey Global Institute estimates that the United States needs 1.5 million more data-savvy managers to take full …

How to Mess Up Your Company Culture

Successful small business owners know that building a company culture is key to growing their business. While it is something that takes a long time to build, a series of small mistakes can mess it up overnight. Here is how:<p><b>1. You always think you know better.</b> You almost never consult them for …

What Leaders Know About Creating An Innovative Culture: A Case Study

Iron Man is a fictional superhero.<p>A.G. Lafley, the former chairman and CEO of P&G, is a real one. He took a proverbial, slumbering consumer products giant and turned it into a company that delivered $100 million worth of <i>new</i> products to market, quarter after quarter after quarter.<p>Many people …

8 Secrets To A Perfect Bonus Program

I’m fascinated by the topics of motivation and employee engagement and one tool I’ve focused on in the past is variable pay. I even wrote an article suggesting that the unemployment crisis could be solved if we paid people the way we paid pro athletes—low base, super high incentive pay.<p>I recently …

How To Get Your Organization Out Of The Box

For decades “thinking outside the box” — thinking differently — has become the buzzword of a business world and consulting industry-seeking ways to foster creativity and innovation in a fast changing environment.<p>Some experts, however, find this phrase meaningless and impractical.<p>“What in the world …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Company

Over the past few months I have been exploring how the various facets of work are evolving and changing, specifically around behaviors. This started with two articles, the first was The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager and the second was The 5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Employee. …

How To Get More Respect As A Manager

Are you a manager struggling to get the respect you deserve? You’re not alone. Plenty of employees in managerial positions have difficulty earning respect from their subordinates and colleagues. But if you find yourself in this situation, there are a few things you can and should do to improve …

Don't Treat Your Employees Like You Want To Be Treated

We’ve all been told that we should treat others the same way we want to be treated; however, don’t take this literally in your role as a manager.<p>After all, everyone is different. How your employees respond and react to different situations will vary. In many cases, you do have to be fair in the way …

Top Entrepreneurs In America Reveal Their 5 Biggest Strengths

Jumping on a plane.<p>Headed to Palm Springs for the Annual Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards hosted by Ernst & Young, LLP.<p>Yes — the top high-impact entrepreneurs in America all gathered in one spot and I’m in the middle of it. Ready to brush aside bodyguards and bouncers to bring you the best advice …