"It’s easy for leaders to become a little too focused on the task at hand. They’re rushing from meeting to meeting, solving problems and reporting on deliverables, trying to be efficient and make sure everyone stays on task," writes Joel Garfinkle (photo, left) in an article at Smart Brief. "Sometimes, in that strive towards efficiency, […]
"We needed to find a way to turn the page. We set about defining the company culture: who we are and how we show up for one another. Unsurprisingly, since we’re a tech company that makes it easy to conduct surveys, we sent a survey to ask what our employees thought. The result was a […]
"Tom Peters reflects on a half-century spent studying management."
Elliot Begoun (photo, left) reports on the topic at SmartBrief.com.
According to John Baldoni (photo, left), "A leader’s legacy is a sum of pluses and minuses. Ideally, you want the pluses to outweigh the minuses so a leader retires from an organization that is thriving." "But when you know you have done your best, there is nothing more to say. Or, as used to be said upon […]
"Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos started 2018 as the world's richest man—and his net worth has positively skyrocketed so far this year."
"The pitfalls of leadership spring from within," warns Dan Rockwell (photo, left) in a post at his blog. "Dangers that emerge from within are more perilous than dangers that attack from without."
"Making mistakes is a great way to learn tough lessons, but can be costly in terms of time and resources." "Instead, take this wisdom from someone who's been there."
According to Helen Rothberg (photo, left), "Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory agencies, and agonizing […]
"Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to shareholders on Wednesday. It's a must-read missive filled with pearls of management philosophy and leadership lessons from the guy who created a $430 billion juggernaut." Read more . . . Also see: Here Are Some Lessons Businesses Can Learn from the United Airlines Fiasco Introduction to […]