You'll worry less about day-to-day problems and focus on what is most important. As you become more mindful, you will be a more effective, successful and fulfilled leader. That's worth twenty minutes a day, isn't it?
CORFU, Greece -- The opportunity now is to leverage German overreach against itself, like in judo, to flip the agenda of building Europe's future toward a broader approach beyond sovereign debt and the euro.
Many people, including many student debt holders, may be surprised to learn that people can be pursued for student debt even into their elder years. In fact, the government is withholding Social Security payments for some retirees, because their student loans have not been fully repaid.
If you are a pro in the National Football League, your dream is to wear a Super Bowl ring. If you are a pianist, you haven't made it until you've played Carnegie Hall. If you are an entrepreneur, in business you want to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
Thirteen major US companies today took the White House's "American Business Act on Climate" pledge to slash their greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change. The pledges commit to at least $140 billion in new low-carbon investment.
What started off as an innocuous query from my leader soon became a chance to explore and grow myself as an individual contributor at a deeper leadership level -- someone who doesn't need a hierarchy, department or budget to make an organizational impact.
For more than two decades there have been well-funded efforts to try to scare the public into supporting cuts in Social Security and/or privatizing the program. The basic story was that demographics would make Social Security unaffordable.
It's time to shay shay shake your outdated policies, procedures and practices like a Polaroid picture. Here are a handful of ways to keep your business on track and focused on a future with positive results.
Contrary to popular belief, working the hardest and the longest hours is not the path to management. Sure, in some companies maybe, but if that's the way to get to management in a company, I'd swiftly exit said company. In that type of environment, the "higher up" you get, the more doggish hours you're working.
Those sins of deadly business meetings? Don't be a time hog. Share your thoughts and don't monopolize the meeting. Don't step over or talk on top of other people in the room and check your ego at the door.
Social impact bonds hold substantial potential, not only for the United States and Europe, but also for many emerging markets around the world. Recent developments indicate that Latin America may become a robust new frontier market for SIBs, with a rich set of multiple-player ecosystems.
Everything seems to be on track when you notice a new and disturbing trend: some customers have started to complain about your helpdesk support on Twitter and Facebook. They're disappointed or angry that you "don't seem to care" and worse, some have vowed never to do business with you again. Just what is going on?!
When you work from home, every day life can easily sabotage your working schedule. Later quickly turns into next week, or not at all. A false sense of time and succumbing to daily deterrents can easily derail a successful at-home workday.
I make a living on the Internet by being myself and sharing the things I've learned. But I'm also scared shitless to be myself and share the things I've learned.
We have all attended great presentations that left us wanting more. And then there were the ones that gave us the itch to get up or log out.
You can be sweeping floors for five years, doing everything right. No one notices. Yet one day, someone is going to notice. All of a sudden, you'll be going somewhere, because you gave it your best.