Donald Trump brags that he used a $1 million inheritance to create $10 billion net worth. CEOs like Valeant's Mike Pearson hype their quarterly results. Whatever happened to humility as a virtue for leaders?
I started daydreaming about the man of my dreams, without realizing that I was manifesting. Almost one year to the day, after I opened myself back up again to the idea of dating, I met my now husband. It sounds so cheesy, but he's truly the man of my dreams.
Tony Robbins is a rockstar but you probably already knew that. What I didn't expect was my own little personal transformation after spending the day with him and reflecting on what I learned.
It may seem odd to picture the demise of the flagship brand of the world's largest beer company. But Anheuser-Busch - the U.S.-based unit of AB InBev - is following in the footsteps that led to the irrelevance of a host of other once-dominant companies - Eastman Kodak, Woolworth's Department Stores, Bethlehem Steel and Blockbuster Video, to name a few.
Empathy. It's one of the biggest things to which I attribute my success. It's the reason I believe that I am one of the great salespeople out there. What a lot of people don't understand about empathy is that it's not just about being caring, but it's also the ability to understand people.
The path to brand love and related customer loyalty has become rocky, and ensuring a dependable stable business today is harder than ever before.
For a large part of the 20th century, the fate and fortune of American big business and its "average citizens" were intertwined. In the 21st century, they are almost completely disconnected.
One of the worst things you can do as an entrepreneur (or celebrity, or politician, or, ahem, combination of all the above) is to surround yourself with Yes People: those who have an interest in hiding reality from you for their own benefit.
If investors would simply refocus a fraction of their investment dollars to technology development and implementation related to individuals with autism, the impact would be monumental. It could quite literally create a new world of education and employment for the autistic community.
The chaos of election years can be disheartening sometimes, making you feel unheard in the political system. But using tools like these, you have the power to change the world one grocery store trip at a time.
Getting on a "Best Place to Work" list is not just a matter of having great programs and practices. It's a matter of conveying this fact to whomever is compiling the list. Application processes for these lists vary, but nearly all include at least one invitation to describe your company's programs, policies and practices in an open-ended format.
Until we, as employers, figure out how to permit our employees (women and men) to step away from work when needed and inject some balance into their lives, we will have employees like Meghann Foye calling for the folly of me-ternity leave.
Many of you will be familiar with the name Jack Canfield. Jack is the originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, whose empowering messages and success strategies have helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve their dreams.