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.
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Nothing screams hierarchy more than job titles on business cards. We have never had titles on business cards or on email signatures. Everyone at Tangerine has a job description with the goal of providing clarity and accountability.
This holiday season, Congress can continue giving tax breaks to the wealthy or stand with working families. Our nation has the resources to do better, we just need to help our lawmakers get their priorities straight.
It's my job to set people up for success. People, by nature, are good and want to contribute to something worthwhile. Leaders have to put their people in situations that will enable them to do that.
Traditionally, this is a week during which most Americans enjoy gorging on turkey, feasting on football and diving into a smorgasbord of shopping deals. But as the CEO of a small business, it's also a time for me to reflect on everyone that I'm so grateful for having in my life -- not just on Thanksgiving, but every day of the year.
While there is much talk about developing stronger leaders, what seems a more present reality is that followers have become much more empowered to actively - and sometimes passively - reject leaders they no longer are willing to follow.
Every fall the San Francisco Business Times issues their ...
When leading change, keep what is best about your culture and rotate around your strengths.
The company I co-founded is now ten years old. While we're an investment firm, many of the things I've learned as CEO transcend any particular industr...