Have you ever felt you were losing your way? Cut adrift on a raging sea? I know I have. When I was reaching the top of Honeywell, I was working 24/7. Having succeeded in turning around a series of troubled businesses, I was tasked with even more turnarounds.
The undertow of China's slackening economy and the mounting tide of refugees pushing through border after border in Europe put the world on edge this week. After spiraling down, volatile stock markets rallied back, for now. . . Writing from Beijing, Fred Hu argues that what we are witnessing is China's shift toward the "new normal" of a slower growth paradigm focused on domestic consumption instead of investment and export-led growth. He expresses confidence that his country will weather the storm, writing, "it is a loser's game to bet against China's leaders." Nobel laureate Michael Spence locates the culprit of market volatility in the flood of funds unleashed by low interest rates looking for higher returns, which has led to the gap between a financial bubble and the real economy now undergoing a correction. (continued)
Misleading pharmaceutical marketing can be far more insidious than Kim Kardashian's recent social media flub with Diclegis, and it is with these more serious transgressions that the FDA must keep a careful eye.
I look forward to California implementing the $10 minimum wage in January, and moving to increase the wage even further for 2017 and beyond to lift more California families out of poverty, boost local communities, and make sure everyone benefits from our state's economic prosperity.
Many people talk about "life lessons" parents teach them, but I have found that my parent's deaths taught me six valuable lessons useful for leadership of any team or family. Here's what I learned.
Whether you are just getting into email marketing or have been doing it for awhile, you'll want to make sure you have the basics locked down. Once you know the basics, you can start to build a trajectory of long-term email marketing success and growth.
I've watched and read the fallout from the New York Times recent article now for over a week. And I agree, the initial story paints a disturbing picture. But it isn't the only picture; there is always another side to the story. Not all facts fit the narrative.
Activating your brain begins with realizing that you do have a say in how your life progresses. Starting with small steps, you have the power to change your life.
In my work as an executive coach and keynote, clients and audience members frequently talk about their lack of "downtime." Even when they are home, there is rarely a sense of relief from work.
When Lesson.ly was just a four-person company, team candor drove every element of our success. Each member felt comfortable being frank with the others, providing open and honest feedback, even when that feedback risked bruising an ego. What resulted were better decisions, execution, and output. It was contagious.
Being a leader can be a daunting task. Everyone on the team expects you to know the answer, and few times can you go an entire day without having to make a critical decision.
Over the decades, we have seen the aviation industry change dramatically, for leisure and also for business travel. During the economic downturn/recession, many companies decided to cut back on their business travel expenses.
What is really wrong? Why can't we find any clear solutions to these problems? What is the real cause of the current economic breakdown? The economy has corrected itself in the past in previous business cycles. Why not this time?
There are so many different tips out there when it comes to handling the media. From advice on the best way to create a contact list to writing tips for crafting a press release, there is no end to the different media-handling tactics out there.
In the very back of one of the halls of the fashion trade show called MAGIC, I came across an entrepreneur in the footwear section whose enthusiasm made me stop in my tracks. He couldn't have been more happy to share information on how his shoe line was completely different from all of the other exhibitors.
Reuters' Charles Levinson has written a must-read investigative report on Wall Street's latest scheme to avoid critically important financial reforms: change a few words in their derivatives contracts and pretend that they are not guaranteeing their overseas affiliates.
Conquering Life's Stage Fright is no easy task, but for one celebrity rock star, it's his life's passion.