The research on mindfulness suggests that meditation sharpens skills like attention, memory, and emotional intelligence. I spoke with a number of executives about their experiences with meditation, and saw again and again how their observations about meditation in the workplace connected back to the findings of academic research.
When one entity suffers, the effects are felt industry-wide, whether in the form of new regulations or a drop in customer confidence. Industries live and breathe together, which means we can all benefit by prioritizing trust and, ultimately, purpose.
As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.
You know what they say about people: Give them the key to the door and they'll stay. Lock them up and the first thing they'll do is escape.
I was curious about what interim CEOs actually do. To this end, I recently sat down with Richard Lindenmuthm, author of The Outside the Box Executive. He's been an interim CEO in a number of industries and serves as the Chairman of the Association of Interim Executives.
If more women leadership equals more profit, what company wouldn't want more women in leadership? How do we accelerate the pace of women gaining leadership positions?
In the late 1970s, my uncle, Stanford economist Dr....
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As the holiday season was approaching, I received a surprise gift in my email that supported my ongoing activity blogging about how the humanities can support an education in management and my work at the University of San Francisco.
Its 2016 and do you know what innovations will change your world? Here is your executive summary. This is a quick take from my annual forecast from th...
Playing to win and playing to grow have undeniably become some of the most fast-paced, high-stakes, strategic games in business.
I hear the foremost occupants of the c-suite open the kimono to their thoughts for hours every day--enough to cherry-pick the most essential qualities that mark the true greats in leadership.
I wrote an article recently about the differences between product management and project management. I was glad to read the feedback. There is a lot of confusion around these roles, and I hope I was able to provide an interesting perspective. But the comments suggested that there is more to cover.
CEOs entering 2016 convinced they can succeed by doubling down on what worked in the past may be reading from the wrong playbook.
Have you ever started a new job only to find out that your boss is a part of a good-old-boys' fraternity -- and so is his boss? You get that funny, "I am in the wrong locker room" kind of feeling. Or maybe, "I am in the right locker room, but I am not on the team."
Failure: it's a (not so wonderful) fact of life. And if you're an entrepreneur, you're intimately familiar with it.