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4 Unexpected Truths in Entrepreneurship

Damian Bazadona | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Damian Bazadona

As National Small Business Week draws to a close, there is no time like the present to reflect on the advice I've collected, from life experiences and an incredibly supportive mentor base, in my years as the founder and president of a digital marketing agency.

Talking Leadership With Commerce CFO Ellen Herbst

Tom Fox | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
Tom Fox

Ellen Herbst, who joined the government in 2005 after two decades in various private-sector leadership positions, is the chief financial officer and assistant secretary of administration at the Department of Commerce.

5 Keys to Professional and Personal Success From a Former Head Recruiter

Quora | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business

Have you ever known someone who seems to be able to get everything they want? The ones who seem to breeze through life effortlessly, making up their own rules as they go along, unaffected to the mundane realities of everyday life?

How Successful Managers Hire the Best People

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I seem to have struck a nerve on Tuesday when I wrote 3 Things Job Candidates Wish They Could Tell HR. I called out three frustrating aspects of hiring: forcing candidates to jump through too many hoops, inaccurate job descriptions, and poor communication.

There She Goes Again

Rena DeLevie | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Have you met your Inner Critic? You know, the voice that berates you all day and night. The one who keeps telling you you're too this and too that and not this enough and not that enough.

Racial Diversity in the Workplace: Who Cares?

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Marshall Cannon

There are always arguments and different opinions about hiring practices when it comes to racial diversity. Every position for and against has holes in it. However, the bigger hole is the one that we continue to fall into as we ignore the importance of racial diversity.

The 10 Secrets To Being The Best Boss You Can Be

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

CEOs who think that they should weigh in on every single aspect of their company get too bogged down in the details, much to the detriment of the overall health of the company. If a ship's captain is overseeing the catering, he's going to hit an iceberg.

Develop These 5 Skills to Become an Outstanding Leader

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

The demand for exceptional leadership skills is vital to unlocking transformational growth in business. Recent research and reports confirm leadership development should be considered a top priority in 2015.

7 Ways Stand-Up Comedy Can Teach Us to Effectively Motivate Others

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

What motivates us? What are the key drivers to motivating others? There are so many that resonate -- to deliver a message, to make a difference, to make an impact, to foster change, to create something new.

Going On Vacation? Don't Pack Your Email

Jessica Wang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Jessica Wang

Some can't relax unless they know there are no fires burning at work, so they check email surreptitiously while their travel companions are planning the day's excursion. Not me, not anymore.

Finding the Intuitive, Innovative Manager Within (5 Steps)

Bill Donius | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Bill Donius

If our intuition is switched off, can it be turned back on? As one of a certain age, I've discovered that we can indeed turn back the hands of time by bursting out of our comfort zone. We cannot do "the same thing over and over again expecting a different result," as Einstein warned.

Come What May

Daniel Horgan | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Horgan

And while you may find comfort in the moment, the spiraling effect of this negativity and self-pity will result in a lens through which you start to view everything around you. Now imagine an alternative mindset and action plan that you commit to embracing that propels you forward and positions you as an example for others to follow.

Rushion McDonald: Architect Behind the Steve Harvey Global Media Brand

S. L. Young | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Achieving success can be a lonely journey, driven by many personal sacrifices, and an unrelenting quest toward the pursuit of a dream.

Technology Needs to Serve Us, Not Rule Us

Vlatka Hlupic | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Vlatka Hlupic

For the past 20 years or so, since the internet was established, futurists have projected a near-future paradise in an information-rich, automated world of smart cars, smart buildings and smart workplaces.

Why Businesses Have a Hard Time Fixing What's Broken

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Gregory Ciotti

Reinvention always meets resistance. From pivots to process changes, it's tough to have a perfectly smooth transition.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

How Smart Managers Throw Employees Under the Bus

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Your employee just made another terrible mistake. And you are going to suffer because of it. You both look bad now, and you are tired of being frowned upon for his incompetence.

10 Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like Your Work -- and How to Change Things

Dianna Booher | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

Clear, straightforward communication always trumps vague generalities that produce uncertainty, low morale and lower productivity.

The Most Dangerous Person in Your Office

Damian Bazadona | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Damian Bazadona

While no one aspires to be "that guy" -- a poor collaborator and a weak leader who disrespects their colleagues and undermines the health of the company -- these behaviors unfortunately play out every day in the workplace.

Ways to Avoid Micromanagement

Linda Lauren | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Linda Lauren

The idea is to get around the obstacle by accepting that it exists and detouring to the path you might have felt was the unlikely one to take. That all sounds wonderful, doesn't it? It's how we want to be: living an inspired and miraculous life. But how do we achieve that?

The 3 Worst Habits of Clueless Leaders

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Clearly, your bad leadership habits affect more than just you. You may think your imperfections are yours to own, but they negatively affect everyone on your team. Here are three of the worst habits you should kick to the curb before it's too late.

How to Change Your Manager's Mind

Chris Deaver | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business
Chris Deaver

There are always situations where you can influence a manager. Launching a new project. Brainstorming a product or service. Taking the business to the next level. But many people fail to see their power in these situations.

12 Amazing Tips that Will Change Your Life!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In each blog I have shared a nugget of knowledge, a piece of advice or an amazing tip for success. In the list below, you'll find 12 amazing tips that will change your life and help you to become the person that you want to be.

The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Successful leaders don't hide their goals and their motives. They broadcast them. Transparency is the currency that is used to acquire trust. It's an investment that also requires you to be open to the possibility that you might be wrong.

How to Solve Difficult Problems by Using the Inversion Technique

James Clear | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It is far easier to avoid stupidity than it is to create genius. Eliminating the errors and mistakes that are preventing your success can be just as powerful as building new skills or habits.