Leadership

The 1 Thing Every Great Leader Does, Each and Every Day

Because when you do this one thing, and everything else follows.<p>Granted, every CEO is ultimately measured by his or her ability to increase compass earnings, profits, and stock values. Everything else -- crafting bold visions, building a vibrant corporate culture, striving to make a difference in …

Management

The 3 Most Important Traits of Growth-Minded Leaders and How They Drive Success

There are endless lists of leadership traits. 3 rise to the top for the most successful leaders.<p>There are endless lists of important leadership traits, ranging from being a visionary to being able to forgive others who have wronged us. There are endless lists of the traits of the most toxic leaders …

Management

Superwoman Does Exist, And She Looks A Lot Like This CEO

Anybody who has kids knows that raising them is a full-time job. When you add work to the mix, things get tough as you fight for competing priorities. If you add the role of CEO and the responsibilities of organizational leadership to that schedule, though, you get something incredibly challenging …

Management

What This Company Learned When It 'Fired' All Its Managers

Employees were tasked instead with actually doing the work they were originally hired to do.<p>Eighteen months ago, I made the decision to fire all of my company's managers. By "fire," I mean remove their management responsibilities and instead, have them focus their efforts on actually doing the work …

Management

Corporate Politics and Toxic Environments Are the Real Reasons Women Are 'Leaning Out'

Corporations complain there is not enough talent, even as they ignore work environments that drive away women in their career prime.<p>It is no secret that women are demanding more from their professional lives -- challenge, meaning and growth opportunities are usually at the top of the list. Given …

The Workplace

Here Are Some Very Surprising Reasons Why You Need to Get Better at Giving Advice

Improve your problem-solving skills by providing some well thought-out advice to others when they ask for your guidance.<p>As they say: You get what you give. And, you give as good as you get.<p>Seeking out phenomenal--or even good--advice is a task on its own. You have to find someone whose words of …

Management

What You Should Do When Your Manager Steals Your Ideas

It's not uncommon for a superior to take credit for your brilliant ideas. Know how to handle it and come out on top.<p>Many of my business coaching clients are doing their best to advance. They're clawing their way up the corporate ladder and do quite well reaching executive levels, however, not …

Management

Want to Achieve Superior Business Results? Focus on Employees' Experience of Work

A more powerful way to create a culture of high performance, and it starts with middle-managers.<p>Workplace researchers conservatively claim we spend a third of our life working. Given that we're living longer, I believe it's closer to half our lives or more. And as we spend more time working, we're …

The Workplace

The Boys Scouts of America Have Lost Their Way!

With a newly amended policy regarding the acceptance of girls into the scouts and the expulsion of a precocious scout for asking a few valid questions, one must wonder has the institution lost it's way<p>Earlier in the month, the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) announced that its Board of Directors …

Management

Why 'Inclusive Leadership' Is A Vital Business Practice

“People often think of inclusive leadership as maybe something that feels a little soft,” observes Oracle’s Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, the first African-American woman to chair the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and now the first-ever chair of the just-created Association of …

Management

HSBC Names Jayant Rikhye as New India Chief Executive Officer

HSBC Holdings Plc named Jayant Rikhye as chief executive officer of its India unit, to replace Stuart Milne.<p>Rikhye, currently the bank’s head of …

Business

Nitin Seth, Former Fidelity, McKinsey Senior Executive to Lead

Incedo as Chief Executive Officer(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial …

Management

Open Study College crowned big winner at chamber awards

Open Study College was the big winner at the inaugural Solihull Chamber of Commerce Awards.<p>The college claimed the overall outstanding business of …

Birmingham, UK

4 ways purpose has transformed Australian organisations

by Nicholas Barnett<p>Chief executives across the globe are considering all possible options to maintain growth and manage risk in these volatile and …

Australian News

This Is Why No One Understands What You’re Saying

No matter what the specific issue is, it’s your problem to fix. Here’s what to do about your office miscommunications.<p>There are some days when it feels like no one is listening. Your boss isn’t understanding the project problems you discussed. Your team isn’t getting results. Your new intern can’t …

Management

4 Surprisingly Effective Methods for Influencing

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

Management

How to build your dynasty: Hire for passion, train for skill, coach for performance

Building the right team is hard. What’s more challenging is hiring for several roles at once and trying to determine how all the pieces will come together in the end. You’re trying to assess individual performance, how the team will gel, and where the gaps will be. It’s like drafting a full …

Employment

I took a 10-minute test to figure out how to get what I want and found I was completely lacking in one crucial area

Everyone wants to be able to get what they want.<p>Some of us just aren't very good about doing it.<p>I recently took a ten-minute test from assessment firm Multi-Health Systems to identify the styles I use to influence people and get stuff done.<p>The online test featured a number of repetitive questions …

Management

Miserable at Work? 10 Steps to Take Before You Quit

Simon Sinek believes everyone should do fulfilling work. That doesn't mean he advocates quitting at the drop of a hat.<p>Of all the tough choices in life, whether or not to quit a less than inspiring job can be one of the most agonizing. If your finances are tight, any job can seem better than no job …

Management

Eight Ways To Transform Your Company's Innovation Culture

With the world changing rapidly most corporate executives are starting to feel the pressure. There is a realization that beyond cost-cutting and operational efficiency, companies must also invest in developing their innovation pipeline. At the beginning, corporate leaders often reach for easy …

Design Thinking

How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance

Money

The Top Four Soft Skills To Embrace In Today's Workforce

During INBOUND, a recent marketing conference I attended, Former First Lady Michelle Obama discussed the importance of having grace in all aspects of your career when dealing with difficult situations. People are often judged on how they handle stressful situations during times of change. No matter …

Management

Only 1 Out Of 4 Leaders Encourage Suggestions From Their Employees, New Data Shows

I recently conducted a study called The Risks Of Ignoring Employee Feedback that involved 27,048 executives, managers and employees. And what I discovered, among other things, is that very few leaders encourage, or are open to hearing, suggestions for improvement from their employees.<p>The study …

Employment

6 Ways to Manage Conflict Better

Avoiding conflict only causes more issues.<p>Most people say they hate conflict, yet avoiding it causes more problems. In today’s culturally diverse, multigenerational workforce it’s bound to happen. Conflicts can be frequent, often petty and very costly between people speaking different languages, …

Management

STOP your BEST developers from QUITTING

<b>And paying MORE money does not ALWAYS work.</b><i>I am a manager by profession and a developer at heart.</i><i>And having risen up from the position of a junior</i> …

Managers could learn a lot from Larry David—seriously

The comedian Larry David is the master of the micro. His HBO show <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm,</i> like the hit TV show <i>Seinfeld</i>, which he co-created, moves between the tiny moments in life, like those few seconds in which you allow someone to step ahead of you from an elevator, and that person then proceeds to …

Larry David

Your MBA In a Box: The Advanced Management Training Program | Mashable Shop

Section 1: A Brief Introduction to the Advanced Management Training Program<p>The Advanced Management Training Course Trailer (0:54)<br>• Welcome to the …

4 Tactics to Take Control of Your Career

Millennials—a word synonymous with labels such as lazy, demanding, entitled, impatient and disrespectful. Is it any wonder that many Millennials are …

Management

The really cool reason why KFC only follows 11 people on Twitter

When it comes to Twitter , your average person follows lots of people and hopes that many of them will return the favour - particularly if they are …

Mel B

These Are the 5 Questions All Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves If They Want to Create Real Change

Alexandra Amouyel is the executive director of MIT's Solve, which aims to assist innovators who are tackling the world's biggest problems.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i></i><i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating</i> …

Entrepreneurship