The most powerful people in a group are not always the smartest or most knowledgeable. So, why are they the leaders? Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.
Despite strides towards more inclusiveness and integration of women into leadership roles, the context of the organization's culture is key. Especially important is the how men's view of women in these roles affects them.
Here is how it goes down. You turn the corner and the big boss (who never uses the product or speaks with customers) says "I have a great new idea for a feature."
It was my mom who armed me with the motivation and confidence to be a better man. All of my success can be traced back to the lessons she taught right in our living room. And while she's no longer with us, her wisdom, principles and legacy will surely long outlive me.
In trying to understand people better and communicate more simply, colors have propelled my life in immeasurable ways -- from jubilant moods to more self-awareness.
This needs to be a win-win for all its stakeholders, from users, to advertisers, to employees. Dorsey has the potential to do this, but will he be given a chance to show what he's got?
I met Vucic at the ITIC lunch and asked him how he has achieved so much in such a short period of time. He said Serbians knew that things had to change; namely, that doing things the same way would not help create jobs, cut the deficit or propel the economy.
Although the two roles differ (leading the product vs. leading the go-to-market), the intersection of the two positions is critical to delivering a successful product.
It's so easy to get caught up working for long-term change that sometimes we forget to stop and look at the differences we're making today. That's why I'd like to stop and take a moment to tell you about a remarkable family of strong women leaders whose involvement in various Women's Foundation programs strengthens and perfectly exemplifies our mission.
The scientific approach to problem solving has its roots in critical and analytical thinking, teamwork, and creativity. I am an advocate for training students so they can apply their scientific training to any academic major or career path.
Most books and articles on how to inspire people provide insufficient advice on how to actually do what they are suggesting, let alone an explanation of why the ideas work. This is what I find missing -- an underlying theory of inspiration.
Last week, we unexpectedly said goodbye to one of the greatest minds business has ever known. A legendary dealmaker who was without peer. Jimmy Lee, Vice Chairman of JP Morgan, tragically passed away June 17 after suffering a heart attack while running on a treadmill at his home.
How many times have you said to yourself, "Why didn't I think of that?" We constantly hear about amazing ideas changing the lives around us. Some ideas are "half-baked," never to see the light of day; others are brewing with promise, waiting to be born into reality.
Killing people in cold blood in a sacred space, trespassing on holy ground, I don't fully understand it, nor do I fully understand the faith of those still standing at Mother Emanuel's, after the horrors they've faced there.
United we stand, divided we fall applies to more than just nationalism; it's the very fabric of all of life. Each one of us contributes to the unique tapestry that is this planet, our planet a thread in the tapestry of the Universe.
Physicality -- posture, facial expressions, body language, and movement style -- streams big data about what we think and feel. For leaders, that data is received by many, magnifying its impact.