A firm leadership and decisive action is required to push back the disruptive efforts of radical Islam and Russian efforts to destabilize the EU and mess up our societies. We should not be fooled. The interests of disruptive forces of radical islam and Russia come together: weaken the West.
Discounts, cyber sales, one day specials, season's hottest gifts... all words that can draw us into a frenzied holiday season at the end of the year. And while offering someone a gift can be joyous and heart-warming, it can also be stressful and leave us feeling empty inside.
My mind was stretched by reading Solis' new book. Solis masterfully shared a narrative around the stunning importance and tangible positive effects on experience when business meets design.
What I've noticed (and experienced myself) is that when our lives aren't going as well as we'd like, we forget about all we've accomplished. Instead, we fixate everything that's wrong in the present.
My leadership philosophy started with a backyard epiphany a few years ago. It was a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon and, as a nerd, I was taking an online assessment of my leadership style.
It is easy to discount the idea of China becoming an innovation-driven world leader - but that could prove to be a dangerous strategic blind spot. Impossible? Many things are impossible, until they happen.
Like artists, wise leaders focus, analyze, and study a subject. Then they decide and act. And even then, as Oswald Chambers put it: "It's never wise to be cocksure." Consider the following nine differences between smart managers and wise leaders
The trick to advancing your career and getting paid more is to add value by making certain your contributions are worth more than you're paid. You want to go above and beyond so that you're seen as someone highly valuable--someone the organization can't live without.
Effective leaders have the ability to make decisions that are right for the business, and for themselves, without worrying about what people may think of them.
"Thanks," Bill said as he walked by, rapping his knuckles on the top of my cube wall. "See you tomorrow," I glanced at my watch. Every day, at exactl...
The point here is that it is not a technology issue, but many people make it one. The behavior argument that many make is flawed. It is first and foremost a school culture issue, which falls on the shoulders of leaders. Schools and districts that have embraced technology through a shared vision and resulting plan focused on learning reinforce appropriate use.
Saturday night I received a call from my middle child. A couple of weeks ago her keys to her car and apartment were missing. In the last couple of days, she had noticed a few nondescript items missing from her car. She was alone in her apartment and scared.
We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.
Some new research about workplace behavior caught my attention recently. It highlights -- by omission -- the important link between an organization's management culture and the psychological experience of working within it.
Many people are so busy worrying about what is happening in their lives, that they never actually sit down and define what it is that they WANT mos...
Let's talk about managing disappointment. I don't mean disappointment in a movie or new restaurant. I mean bone crushing, can't get out of bed disappointment in achieving a big dream. When you try everything to conquer a big goal and it falls flat.