Many people are so free with advice, but often, they have either no experience or basis for giving advice. No one likes BS, yet it seems to be many advice-givers' favorite ingredient.
We all build stories to explain what we see. They are neither true nor untrue, they are simply our interpretation of what we notice. These stories create our attitudes at work and how we are viewed by others. Where are your stories helping you, and where might they be holding you back?
Christopher Michel (Twitter: @chrismichel) is a writer, explorer, investor and a serial entrepreneur who has has started and also invested in a number of companies. Michel's three distinct careers have taught him many lessons on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
You'll create enough excitement in your life to make you blush, resulting with a wholesome, healthy, happy aura that sells any look. You will be the celebrity in life, the leader of many and the trademark of women who make a difference in this world.
Focus on the rewards of being an entrepreneur. Feel the gratitude for the success you have. By keeping the fires of passion for what you do in your conscious awareness, you can prime the pump for success every day
More and more businesses are realizing that management is more than task-based directive behavior. Effective coaching leads to more engaged employees, and research shows that engaged employees lead to happier customers which of course leads to improved business performance.
Tom Murphy was the mayor of Pittsburgh from 1994 to 2006, often engendering controversy as he helped revitalize the beleaguered steel town. He is now a senior resident fellow at the Urban Land Institute. Murphy discussed his passion for public service as well as the need for leaders to challenge the status quo and take risks.
Though the increasing number of Congresswomen can be viewed as removing another shard in the glass ceiling, relatively few women have joined the leadership ranks of the 114th Congress.
It's up to you to be willing to connect with others that are aligned and supportive of your dream; those that are willing to ideate collectively to make the magic happen and enable your dream to come alive.
This is the second installment of a three-part series highlighting a few of the many Black Christian leaders I've had the privilege of learning from throughout my career.
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.
You will not find a manager who will openly admit to ageism for fear of legal repercussions, but bias against older Americans re-entering the work force is palpable. Often leaders are afraid to offer these seasoned applicants positions because of stereotypes.
Things will only start to change once we stop blaming women, and start challenging the flawed system they must navigate. And I have no problem saying that assertively.
For more insight into how marketing and IT can work together on data analytics, I spoke with Pat Nieser, senior corporate sales manager for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Small organizations and startups proudly tout their size, they boast about how they're more nimble, and they decry the evils of their large, monolithic counterparts.
To prevent future crises and help build resilient communities, it is necessary for the U.S. to continue investments in programs that help the world's poor and vulnerable populations obtain access to health care, clean water, nutritious food, and basic education, as well as promote economic growth and democracy and human rights.