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.
Marissa Mayer's mounting troubles at the helm of Yahoo illustrate just how complex and tenuous the world of the CEO has become. She's made no big blunders, yet, after just two years it appears the clock is fast running out on Mayer's tenure.
The rapid and evolving marketing landscape has assumed greater necessity for economical understanding of the decisions we make. Given its stratospheric rise in recent times, content is the forerunner.
In times when the borders between work and private lives become blurry and continuously dissolve, managing them actively becomes an ever increasing challenge. Without the clear distinction between roles, a time-wise separation of the two areas of life is bound to fail.
here are four components to getting the year off to a good start. Unlike resolutions, if we neglect these, we might not get the opportunity to make up for them again next year. Here are four keys to a productive and profitable new year.
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 ...