Management

Research: 6 Things Great Leaders Always Do (But Mere Bosses Typically Fear)

A top leadership scholar discovers the most effective characteristics that lead to successful company cultures.<p>Human beings are inherently designed to be relational. It's how we learn, grow, and survive as a species. In the workplace, it's no different. We long for the same close bonds and …

Leadership

3 Questions Every Resume Should Answer

To stand out from the pack, you show them what they are looking for.<p>It’s become increasingly difficult for job applicants to rise above the noise of today’s digital talent pool. On average, we receive hundreds of resumes per week and only thirteen percent land an interview with a recruiter …

Employment

4 Behaviors That Successful Leaders Avoid at All Costs

Steer clear of these four disabling behaviors to effectively manage your team, no matter where you are in the world.<p>No matter where in the world you work, leadership challenges exist. One study gathered data from 763 participants in seven different countries and found that leaders face the same six …

Leadership

6 Easy Ways to Get the Respect You Want

Knowledge will give you power, character will give you respect.<p>Respect and leadership go hand in hand. It's a fundamental principle: To lead others, you first have to earn their respect. But it goes much deeper. Great leadership creates a climate of respect, an environment that sets high standards …

Leadership

SG Blocks: An IPO With The Building Blocks For Long Term Success

SG Blocks recent IPO raised $7.2 million.<p>Backlog increased $1.5M since Form S-1 filing.<p>Disruptive model with clean balance sheet with $5.6 million in …

Business

Most CEOs Are Not Thought Leaders. Here's Why

How does nobody understand this?<p>I am an extremely competitive person.<p>When I played hockey growing up, I didn't just want to have fun--I wanted to make it to the NHL and win the Stanley Cup.<p>When I started playing World of Warcraft as a 14 year old, I didn't just want to kill hours in front of my …

Leadership

How to build your business on what’s not going to change

He’s been up. He’s been down. At least, that’s what you’d expect.<p>Late last month—for six short but glorious hours—Jeff Bezos was officially crowned the world’s richest person. Then, during last Wednesday’s premarket session premarket session, Amazon’s stock dropped by nearly a full percent in the …

Business

3 Lessons Great Leaders Learn Only After They Fail

You have to learn these things the hard way.<p>The employee sat down with me in a sunlit conference room.<p>"You're a terrible communicator," she said.<p>The great irony? I was running a technical communications group at the time.<p>Some lessons like that come pretty hard. You learn them only by failing, …

Leadership

What to do if you work with a jerk

<b>For many people, going to work every day can be hard enough. When they have to deal with a jerk in the office, it can be unbearable.</b><p>Countless studies document the damage inflicted by rude, demeaning and disrespectful people—including anxiety, depression, sleepless nights and heart problems. What’s …

Kellogg School

Think you're a good leader? You might need to read this.

by Anthony Mitchell<p>Ask people "Do you have above average looks?" Research shows that roughly 90 per cent will say yes. Ask "Do you have above average …

Leadership

How to delegate – and why it's important

Three business experts offer their views on this key leadership challenge.<p>Micro-management can undermine the success of a team,<br>so business leaders must learn to delegate responsibility to others.<p>“It’s a key leadership skill,” says Professor Nelson Phillips of the Imperial College Business School. …

Leadership

Help Your Team Achieve Work-Life Balance — Even When You Can’t

You block time on your calendar for a yoga class, lunch with a friend, or even a tech Shabbat. But how often do you cancel it due to what seems a more urgent work demand? Recent research from Boston University and Harvard Business School faculty shows that with the unrelenting pace and volume of …

Work-life Balance

How Being on a Nonprofit Board Can Be the Unexpected Career Boost You Need

In the years before life was dominated by work and a social calendar was more than just a seemingly constant rotation of routine happy hours and lunch dates, it was a whole lot easier to be a <i>joiner</i>. Do you remember those days? When it was totally cool to try out ballet or softball just because it …

Leadership

6 Types of Testing To Know For Microservices Architectures

Software testing is critical to evaluating and improving the performance, security, and overall success of an application. It requires the dedicated …

DevOps

Great Leaders Are Carefully Inconsistent

As Emerson pointed out: "a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds."<p>When asked what qualities they appreciate in a manager, most employees say they value consistency. After all, what could be more frustrating than working for somebody who's always changing strategies? You think you're …

Leadership

Research: Sleep Deprivation Can Make It Harder to Stay Calm at Work

When new managers and their employees meet for the first time, they begin to forge their working relationship, which will be a crucial factor in how they both experience work, how much they trust each other, and how effectively they can work together. You may have a direct report that you hold in …

Wellness

Everyone is a target: no firm is too small for cybercriminals

Today, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is indispensable in the boardroom, says McAfee's chief scientist, Raj Samani<p>If there was ever a …

Cybersecurity

This Is How Similar Generation Z Will Be to Millennials

A different generation is entering the workforce, but they will share many similarities to Millennials. Here are nine similarities between Generation Z and Millennials.<p>Just when you thought you had figured out the Millennials in your organization, a new generation is knocking at your door. …

Millennials

What Being a Fan of Everything From Kaskade to Taylor Swift to Phish Taught Me About Leadership

I've found that I've been able to translate my passion for music into valuable learnings in my career.<p>Music has had such a profound impact on my life. It can chill me out after a long week of business travel or pump me up right before I am heading into an important meeting. I’ve also been known to …

Music

9 lies CIOs tell themselves

<i>“O what a tangled web we weave,”</i> explained Scottish novelist Walter Scott, <i>“when first we practice to deceive.”</i><p>But no matter how tangled the web when …

Project Management

References Should Come from a Candidate’s Coworkers, Not Just Their Boss

One of the most common ways to reference check a job candidate is to talk with their former managers over the phone. In a traditional workplace defined by a clear hierarchy and static job descriptions, this type of feedback may be sufficient. But in today’s dynamic, knowledge-based workplace, where …

Employment

Scaramucci, Leadership, And You | Articles | CFO

To effectively lead a vitally important team, what capabilities count most? Different people might see that differently, but off the top of my head …

Leadership

BRIEF-Camrova Resources appointS Sri Krishn Misir CFO

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Camrova Resources Inc CAV.V<p>* Camrova Resources Inc - appointed Sri Krishn (Kris) Misir to office of chief financial officer<p>* …

CFOs

New book lays down 17 types of bosses, with insights into tackling each

<b>Kanika Singal</b><p>'There is enough research to suggest that people do not quit jobs, they actually quit their manager' is how the recently published book, …

Leadership

Revolving Door: BBH NY Reshapes Leadership Team

BBH NY is rejiggering its leadership team and bringing in new talent under new CEO Anthony Romano. Droga5’s Brett Edgar joins the agency as head of …

Advertising Industry

BRIEF-OK Play India appoints Narayan Rout as CFO

Aug 21 (Reuters) - OK Play India Ltd OKPL.BO<p>* Says appointed Narayan Chandra Rout as chief financial officer

CFOs

Ford could go ‘all-in’ on all-electric vehicles under new leadership

Ford’s electrification plan has been disappointing to EV enthusiasts. They focused on hybrid vehicles and the company’s first all-electric vehicle built from the ground up to be electric is not expected to arrive until 2020.<p>But now an analyst sees an opportunity for Ford to go ‘all-in’ on EVs …

Transportation

Facebook Is the Best Tech Company To Work For. An Executive Says These 5 Culture Traits Are Why

Despite the rapid ascension to $500 Billion, Facebook never lost sight of this vital concern.<p>Facebook's rise has been staggering to witness -- from a college dorm room to a publicly traded company with a valuation of $500 billion, 20,658 employees, and 2.01 billion monthly users. Facebook has …

Leadership

Samepage

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Project Management

Garmin Riding The Strength Of Aviation Business

Strong aviation aftermarket sales driven by adoption of ADS-B Should continue until end of 2019.<p>Strong margins in aviation should provide a good …

Business