Leadership

5 Ways to Be a Brave Leader

A conversation about leadership with author Kimberly Davis.<p>It wasn't that Jason didn't want to be a great leader or realize that what he was doing wasn't working, but that's all he knew. He was doing what his boss did. What his boss' boss did. Every senior executive at his company seemed to lead …

Management

This Award-Winning Michigan Entrepreneur Figured Out How to Make Work a Place You Want to Go Instead of Where You Have to Go

Chances are you spend more time at work than you do at home or at play. So shouldn't it be fun and engaging?<p>Not every job is a great pleasure. Some workplaces do offer deeper engagement, better communication standards, or more positive cultures. Other workplaces are just somewhere to get through …

Management

7 Ways To Make Your Manager Your Biggest Fan

There are behaviors that some people like, and seek to emulate, that are simultaneously hated by others. I first started to realize this in high school, when boys tended to like some of my behaviors while girls found them crude. These lessons helped me discover which behaviors are socially …

Management

The lone wolf dies but the pack survives: 5 reasons why a good leader should believe in teamwork - Firstpost

<i>Talent wins games, but teamwork…wins championships</i> – Michael Jordan<p>You must have read or heard the term ‘Teamwork’ more often than you can remember. …

Management

Trump Said a Government Shutdown Would Be 'Devastating to Our Military.' That's Not Quite True

We’ve established that a government shutdown is fairly complicated: some federal agencies are forced to close and workers are furloughed, but those …

Management

Leadership, Vulnerability, and Being Human

Broesis / Pixabay<p>For some reason, articles on “Leaders must show vulnerability,” have been flooding my in-box recently. I get it, leaders must show …

Management

World's Regard For U.S. Leadership Hits New Record Low In Gallup Poll

The global approval rating for U.S. leadership now stands at 30 percent — lower in President Trump's first year in office than it was under former President George W. Bush, according to the Gallup World Poll. The image of America's leadership now trails both Germany and China, Gallup …

Politics

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.<p>From the outside-in, Trulia's path to its IPO and later acquisition was a smashing success. In reality, the road was fun but not without its share of major bumps along the way.<p>Now three …

Startups

Bad Leaders Focus on Blame Not Solutions

When you blame you give up your power to make changes<p>The blame game - it's so easy. When shit hits the fan, the easiest thing in the world is to point fingers and find some poor unsuspecting employee to blame.<p>Hell, it's so much easier just to fire whoever was responsible for creating such a panic …

Self-improvement

This CEO Is Racing to Be at the Forefront of the Auto Industry's Future

Car lovers will see a vast array of shiny new SUVs, trucks, and luxury cars at the Detroit Auto Show this week. And there will be plenty of talk …

Tech Industry

EventShares CIO on the ETF That Trades on Tax Reform

EventShares CIO Ben Phillips discusses policy-focused ETFs on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)

Business

IMF's Lagarde urges next German government to show global leadership

BERLIN (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said it was reassuring that exploratory talks between Germany's conservatives and Social Democrats (SPD) had been successful and urged a new government to show global leadership.<p>Merkel's conservatives and the …

World News

How Will a Government Shutdown Impact the U.S. Economy? Here's What the Analysts Say

It’s the question of the day: Will Congress pass the short-term spending bill by its midnight Friday deadline, or will the federal government …

Economy

ME TOO? Time for All Employers to Update their Anti-Harassment Policies

Article ByLouis L. ChodoffDenise M. KeyserBallard Spahr LLPLegal AlertsSexual harassment has been headline news for many months now. It is almost …

Law

BBC Studios Sets Leadership Team, BBC Worldwide Content Chief Exiting

BBC Studios, the BBC’s soon-to-be-formed production and distribution business, has set out its full leadership team, with various regional and genre …

TV Series

#WorkTrends Recap: The Mood Elevator

What does a good mood (or worse — a bad one) have to do with company culture?<p>A lot, according to Larry Senn, author of “The Mood Elevator: Take …

Talent Management

Government can avert catastrophe by appointing skilled leaders

Leaders can build or destroy the organisations they are mandated to lead. Selecting a leader without the proper due diligence can invite trouble – at …

Management

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg Is Leaving the Company After Eight Years

Was Responsible for the Success of CoD, Destiny, Skylanders and More<p>It has been announced that Eric Hirshberg is leaving Activision after serving …

Management

How Entrepreneurs Can Make The Most Of Agonizing Waits

From the outside looking in, we think of running a business as a steady and exciting endeavor, but in reality, much of it comes down to waiting for others.<p>In fact, entrepreneurship, like war, is perhaps best described as “interminable boredom punctuated by moments of terror.”<p>It is during those …

Entrepreneurship

raceAhead: Companies With Ethnically Diverse Leadership Make More Money

On Point<p>Companies with racially diverse executives make more Tubmans<p>A new McKinsey study builds on their landmark 2015 study and examines financial …

Tech Industry

Nominations for Sinn Féin leadership close this evening

Mary Lou McDonald could be confirmed as the next Sinn Féin leader today.<p>Nominations for the position close this evening and so far the Dublin TD is …

News (Ireland)

Simple 5 Step Plan to Improve Your Company and Yourself in 2018

Follow these five simple steps for better leadership, and 2018 will be your best year yet.<p>The start of a new year is a great opportunity to better yourself --and your company. And the road to improvement is easier than you think.<p>As the year goes on, and you start to get bogged down by seemingly …

Eric Schmidt

Fortune Most Admired Companies, IBM Revenue Growth: CEO Daily for January 19, 2018

Top News<p><b>At Long Last</b><p>IBM ended its five-year streak of declining quarterly revenue on Thursday, reporting $22.5 billion in fourth-quarter sales, up 4% …

Management

Life Balance: Why All Of Our Team Members Create Visions and Goals

This time of year, pretty much everyone’s talking about goals. The clean slate of a new year is pretty irresistible, after all, and any leader knows how important it is to set goals. Most of us are pretty goal-oriented people. I certainly am: every November, my thinking naturally starts turning to …

Entrepreneurship

Starbucks Founder Says This Is the Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership (Most Struggle With It)

There are a lot of lessons to learn from Howard Schultz, but none more important than this.<p>There are many entrepreneurial and leadership success stories in the world--but there may be none better than Starbucks and Howard Schultz.<p>The company's original founders created a coffee company in the …

Management

10 things great bosses do every day

We’ve all heard the adage, “People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses.” It makes great fodder for after-work gripe sessions, but is there …

Careers

Build a More Trusting Relationship with Your Employees with 1 Simple Question

Here's a simple but effective way to get to the heart of the issues on their mind<p>Meeting regularly with your employees one-on-one is an easy way to increase productivity and engagement. During this time, you're building your relationship and increasing mutual understanding of the work at hand, …

Management

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read

Just got promoted to your first leadership role? Here's what you need to read now.<p>What's social media good for? That might be a hotly debated topic at the moment, but one thing's for sure -- your online friends and followers are certainly a great place to turn if you need book recommendations.<p>Just …

Management

Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders

Intelligence makes for better leaders—from undergraduates to executives to presidents—according to multiple studies. It certainly makes sense that …

Psychology

Surprise: Facebook Research Shows It's Not Bad Bosses That Make People Quit, It's This

People leave managers, not companies. Right? Not so fast. Facebook research shows a different reason.<p>Raise your hand if you've heard the saying, "People leave managers, not companies." That should be the majority of us, as the research over the years keeps telling us this is a big reason for …

Careers