When you engage in skills-based volunteering projects, you get to see how other leaders lead. You get to problem solve in new environments. You get to work with different teams in different ways. All of these make you better at doing your own job.
Ken Dunn is an entrepreneur. Before starting Next Century Publishing, he made millions of dollars through his entrepreneurial efforts. He started Next Century to help authors avoid bad publishing experiences. In this interview, you'll get a glimpse into the life of a busy CEO.
CEOs make a lot of decisions, announce them, and then expect everyone to be on board and execute flawlessly. If only it were that simple. We often find our decisions are not implemented properly, flawlessly, or on time, and we can't figure out why.
Every CEO should always be their company's CTO. No I don't mean - "Chief Technology officer" - I mean "Chief Talent Officer."
Following close to 5000 emails and a letter from over 40 environmental and human rights NGOs, a spirited group of activists disrupted the San Francisco Commonwealth Club's annual gala last week.
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The long established brand emphasis on raising business-to-consumer awareness (B2C) has lead to neglect of the as-important opportunities in developing business-to-business (B2B) thought leadership.
We have problems that repeat themselves over and over again, and we do nothing to fix them. We simply react each time they happen. These problems are called systemic problems. They reoccur and we deal with them each and every time they happen, but we never really fix them.
Too many times, women get promoted to the next rung of the corporate ladder and they forget about the other women left behind.
If being a CEO were easy, everybody would be one. CEOs are expected to know what to do -- and to do it without falling down. There is a reason few in business rise to this position. It is your responsibility as CEO to ensure you're fostering your company's growth and value.
Thinking like the janitor can have a profound impact on how you are viewed as a leader. This shift in perception can simultaneously increase morale and overall productivity, which leads to an increase in profits.
Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?
The responsibility for learning is a shared one -- young people must seek out new experiences, and business, education and government must collaborate to create more opportunities.
I am often asked the question, "What does it feel like to start your own company?" I often answer: "It feels like you're jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down."
The idea of balance is that it is equal -- that we spend equal time, energy, and stamina on home life, on work, on our health. That's a losing battle. Work on what you need to work on, give what you can to the rest, and keep reevaluating and shifting your priorities.
I decided to do a survey, asking other entrepreneurs how much they work, how they measured their own commitment to their company, and about their ability to take personal time out of the office. Whatever the reason, the vast majority of the entire cohort agreed that the lack of personal time was related to being a founder.