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Leadership at Starbucks: An Extra-Hot Recipe for Growth

Laura Berger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

"Sylvia is here!" Everyone perked up as she came through the door and deliberately hugged them all. "Michael, how is your dog's leg?" "Shana, how is y...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...

What Should You Look for in a Mentor?

Joseph Kopser | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Joseph Kopser

As a veteran and entrepreneur, I've learned a thing or two about mentorship over the years. In fact, I would not be where I am today if it wasn't for a group of incredible mentors guiding me along the way.

Parent Like a CEO

Christi Bostwick | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Christi Bostwick

The answer to the question, "How can I be a good parent?" may be as simple as applying what we know about what makes a good corporate manager to parenting.

How Reflection Sets You Up for Success

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

Sometimes the push toward progress is so fast and so furious that it's tempting to look backward only in order to put your company's growth in perspective. For instance, last year we had 250 employees.

Out Dov Charney, In Paula Schneider: What's to Come With New Female CEO Of AA

Summer Noblé | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Summer Noblé

It goes without saying that Paula Schneider has some big shoes to fill. She has to fix a smeared reputation and clean up financial losses, but being the renaissance woman she is with a valuable and varied background, it shouldn't be a problem.

Igor Bobic

Hillary Clinton Blasts Pay For CEOs, Hedge Fund Managers In Campaign Kickoff

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In her first campaign event Tuesday as a presidential candidate in the early caucus state of Iowa, Hillary Clinton blasted a system that...

Becoming Wonder Woman

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Giegerich

When I was eight years old, I rushed into the kitchen afflicted with a cut on my wrist. She cocked one eyebrow, looked down her glasses and calmly responded in her Southern drawl to the screaming child in front of her. "Well, you're not deaaaaad yet."

Looking Back at Women's History Month, It's All about 'B'

Gemma Puglisi | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Gemma Puglisi

Just last year, Smith went missing for nearly 18 hours -- and was later found in Manhattan. Her struggle with the disease continues, yet she and Gasby have not only been devoted to each other, but to the cause.

UK Start Up Erly Stage Studios: 'Make Learning Fun'

Anna Shen | Posted 05.25.2015 | Technology
Anna Shen

Farid Haque's mother speaks Arabic, his father, Japanese, his friends, Urdu and his wife, Norwegian. When this education technology entrepreneur, publisher and gamer launched his company, the road ahead was obvious.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How a Random Email Led Undecided Cornell English Major Molly Johnson to High-Growth Education Startup Piazza

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
David Ongchoco

Piazza is an education platform startup that is quickly becoming a staple for university students. Using the Piazza platform, students get to ask questions and have them answered by fellow students, TAs and Professors.

Don't Do What This CEO Did...

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The executive team is not just a group of people. It is a highly skilled, trained, and experienced collection of individuals that TOGETHER create a powerful force for the company. Make sure you utilize this power for the greater good.

Maybe Your Boss Isn't From Hell?

Bob Rosen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Bob Rosen

Becoming a leader is a lifelong adventure, much the same as becoming a healthy, integrated person. It is truly a journey of dreams and fears, successes and failures. But why is it so hard to embrace that humanity inside ourselves or to accept the humanity of the leaders around us?

Former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck's Breakthrough Change Into Right Work

Leni Miller | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Leni Miller

He practiced brutal self-reflection and took responsibility for his mistakes. He learned from his experience and grew beyond his pain. Now he is rapidly becoming a significant thought leader and expert in the area of change itself. Today, Dave is contributing to business and life at a level far bigger than that of being CEO of one company.

In the Trenches: 36 Things I've Learned as a Founder

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 03.07.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

Over the past five years, I've accrued a lot of advice -- some of it invaluable and some not so much -- as well as lessons learned the hard way. I've also collected quite a few notes and reminders along the way.

C-Suite Revolution: Customer Officers and Data Officers Emerge As the Next Top Executives 

Daniel Newman | Posted 03.01.2015 | Business
Daniel Newman

Despite the transformative impact that CIOs and CMOs have on business, questions have been raised as to whether there is a need for both of these roles, and if we will see them evolve in a bigger way in the coming years.

Two Responsibilities a CEO Should Not Delegate

Mike Harden | Posted 02.17.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

You are responsible for growth and value, and for creating worth within your organization. If it's a task other than the aforementioned, get out and don't let it pull you back in.

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Takes Powerful Step To Discuss Race With Employees

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.17.2014 | Black Voices

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging the company's 191,000 employees to talk about race in America and other issues raised by police killings o...

CEOs: Can We Talk?

Bonnie Low-Kramen | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Bonnie Low-Kramen

To empower your staff by putting policies in place to end workplace bullying will improve your company on every level, including profits. Don't waste one more minute.

The Mind: Your Life's CEO

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

The mind is very much like the CEO of our life. It has almost total control of how we feel, our emotions and how we respond to the stimuli around us. This naturally spills over onto our personal relationships and overall health.

Remember to Be Grateful

Jo Tinyow | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jo Tinyow

As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.

Here's How to Tell If Your Management Team Is Filled With Winners or Losers

Mike Harden | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Do you know who the winners and losers are on your management team? Sometimes it's hard to tell. But there is one obvious way to identify your winners and losers. All you have to know is who wants the ball?

It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

What I Learned About Influence From Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Think of the years that you have spent "perfecting your craft." Think of all of the knowledge that you have accumulated. Think about how your knowledge can potentially benefit your organization. How much energy have you invested in acquiring all of this knowledge?

Percy Harvin and the Three Questions Every Business Leader Must Ask

David Reimer | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business
David Reimer

There is no single approach to winning. But great leaders in nearly any complex organization today can cut a path through the fog of possibilities by driving clarity around three questions.