The truth is that often in our darkest times we are not even looking for feedback or advice, but rather someone to simply listen to us, empathize with our plight, and point us in the right direction. Sometimes all it takes is a really great listener to turn a life around.
Stress is one word we don't like to talk about. I've listened to those in leadership call for it when they say, "I'm so stressed," "I'm stressed out"! But the truth is the something called "stress" is nothing short of an inner, physical feeling of anxiety or "strain."
Sheeping is mindlessly following the others when you actually know the right actions and behaviors but don't want to assume responsibility for them.
A recent article in Harvard Business Review stated that meditation is "close to taking on cult status in the business world." Indeed, in the past year the use of meditation in business seems to have hit a tipping point.
Real growth -- not incremental improvements to last year's numbers, but big results coming from new opportunities you manage to seize and commercialize -- is hard to come by. Here's the three-step formula to get real growth.
I remember how powerful it was when Dr. Lois Frankel came and presented to the Sydney Business Chicks community. Her workshop was jam-packed with tips and advice. I'd love to share some of Dr. Frankel's ideas with you.
More than three-quarters of public school teachers are female while only 30% of educational administrators are. Put simply, women are doing the work while men are making the decisions. If we want to change society, we have to change the way we teach them.
Technology is changing how we live, work, and play, and the only way we can stay ahead of the game is to be anticipatory, looking at the Hard Trends that are shaping the future, especially with respect to education.
I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?
Being a CEO is a lot like stripping for your partner. It's a dance -- how much should you reveal and how quickly? And what about your personal tone...
It's hard to escape FIFA these days. The arrests of several officials on corruption charges have made global headlines for the past few months now. Clearly this is bigger than soccer. The "bad boss" narrative has mass appeal, whether you care about the World Cup or not.
In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.
There is an enormous gap between the promise in the marketing message and the actual product or service delivered. I believe the key to solving this problem is going back to leadership and corporate culture.
Bon Jovi is today one of the bestselling musicians in history. During the last 30 years, the band sold over 100 mill...
Life works in mysterious ways. My middle daughter recently turned 20. On the day of her birthday, I drove her to the airport. She was heading to Indianapolis for a national meeting of her sorority.
Are you an entrepreneur if you launch a nonprofit? When I ask my peers to give me the most notable examples of innovation and entrepreneurship in the last fifty years, most mention a game-changing technology in Silicon Valley.