For those who question whether capitalism itself is fundamentally at odds with a vision for corporate responsibility and a sustainable future, it is well to remember that capitalism has brought more benefits to more people than any other economic system conceived or tried.
On June 6, 2004, with nothing but a phone and a dream, Callbox opened in a dark corner of an internet cafe in La Paz, Iloilo -- a thriving city in the Philippines -- with one employee and no clients.
In my career of international youth affairs, I have met many leaders and change makers who have accomplished something commendable in their lives and ...
Whether in a small or mid-size entrepreneurial business or a major corporation, the CEO sets the vision and direction for the company. But is there real value in the vision? Is the entire company focused on creating that value? Does the company culture support adding value?
Workers on every level of employment need to realize how important they are -- that they play a significant, vital, and necessary role in what makes the United States of America uniquely successful.
Greed has been cloaked under the guise of fiduciary responsibility, and it has been aided and abetted by boards and shareholders. But the job of the leader is about more than just making money.
Henry Schein, one of the world's largest health care supplies company, delivers consistent and, in some cases, above industry growth in each of its business areas of dental, pet care and medical supplies.
Narrowing it down to a select few is no easy task. However, regardless of the number, I do have a library of required reading for CEOs. Here are my top seven must read books for CEOs.
I don't have a multi-million dollar company (yet), but I'm one of those CEOs who function on 3-5 hours of sleep. No, there aren't any drugs involved, nor is there poor management (as far as I know). It's a variety of things.
Apple has an impressively large and well-organized segment of out employees -- most of the major tech companies do, in fact -- and I bet they are all walking a bit taller and prouder today. We have a long way to achieve that level playing field, but that "sunlit path toward justice" Tim refers to just got much, much brighter.
Whether you lead a team of two or 2,000, it's likely you've noticed the value of hiring and retaining capable, self-motivated people. Yet it's all too common--and completely avoidable--that you inadvertently do little things that may de-motivate your "go to" people in big ways. Here are ten life-tested watch list items to make sure that as a leader, you're not making your best people care less.
But the truth is, there's a huge roadblock that paralyzes our growth in its tracks. No, I'm not talking about being denied a loan from a bank, not getting a contract or even receiving a bad review on Yelp. Rather, small business owners are plagued with fears the size of a mustard seed, which grow, paralyze and harm their business growth.
Hasn't social media rewritten the rules of leadership? It's arguably lowered barriers to communication, connected us near-real time, revolutionized hiring and altered the company-to-customer relationship.
To be truly great at running your organization, you are always "on." You are always in the spotlight with your employees, customers, investors and anyone else with whom you come into contact.
As a CEO, you cast a commanding shadow that can shape your entire organization, and creating a culture of health is a public declaration of your commitment to your organization's future.
The Internet is replete with apologias for the rich. They are thinly sourced and even less well-thought. The goal is simple: to justify the unjustifiable chasm between the rich and poor, globally and within our nation. But the irony is that, rather than being better than the rest of us, in many ways the rich are worse.