In many companies today, performance appraisals are all about what is going wrong. That should be turned around, so that there is more of a conversation of what is going right, and if it isn't, how that can be fixed.
Sometimes the best thing to do when those around you are displaying frantic or negative energy is to get razor focused on something else. Anything else.
Andalusia, the largest and most populated autonomous community (let me rather say federal state) in Spain, has recently switched presidents, from the former José Antonio Griñán to the current Susana Díaz.
At 15 years old, Jack created a new diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer that is 28 times faster, 26,000 times less expensive and over 100 times more sensitive than the current diagnostic tests. If that's not enough, the test also works for ovarian and lung cancer as well. Not bad for a kid who doesn't even have his driver's license.
Grams didn't have daughters of her own and now proudly watches me, her granddaughter, standing tall and doing what's right, making moves to pave the way for my own daughters. By doing this, I carry on her legacy while she watches and enjoys.
We're really good at demanding rights, but we don't seem very interested in taking responsibility for them. Too often self-interest trumps the obligation we share to care for each other and our democracy.
I think things get lost in translation as other generations act to reach out to this particular generation. My message to the Millennials? Other generations want to help.
Leonard A. Schlesinger is a Baker Foundation professor at Harvard Business School. He most recently served as the 12th president of Babson College, kn...
We are moving deeper into an era when consumers have unprecedented visibility into shop floors and board rooms, and that gives new relevance to a time-honored truth: Trust is not transactional.
To my mind, a successful climate agreement will include three priorities: real leadership by rich countries; serious engagement by developing countries; and significant financial assistance for the poorest countries to deal with the impact of climate change.
Gratitude, without a doubt, is one of the key characteristics of a leader. Since we all know that leading in a vacuum isn't really possible, it is only with the positive contributions of others that we as leaders are able to accomplish our goals.
The real issue is whether any of them -- and more importantly, whether YOU -- create ongoing experiences that lead others seek your voice, trust you, and willingly follow your lead.
The I in CIO is about innovation and Kristin D. Russell, Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer of Colorado best exemplifies the power ...
A beginner's mind is what allows us to embrace the highest emotional qualities such as enthusiasm, zeal and optimism to creatively move ourselves forward.
Good business. Better health. And a Godly connection. Sounds like a no brainer. Why, then, aren't more of us incorporating Thanksgiving at work and in our lives?
Storytelling, like sport and leadership, is something learned. The ability lives within every girl, many of whom come from communities rich in storytelling traditions. And, like all skills, storytelling excellence can be taught, honed and practiced.