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3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

5 Gifts Every Leader Should Give the Team

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Holidays don't have to be the only time we give, share, and shower others with appreciation. Leaders should always be looking for meaningful ways to give back to the team.

Three Keys to Refereeing Conflict

George Bradt | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Imagine "managing" two separate groups of eleven individuals with egos inflated almost as high as their paychecks. And imagine doing this in the most public setting with 40,000 or more people watching every move you make.

Startup Insider: Shopline CEO Raymond Yip - Helping Merchants Go Online in Asia

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup...

My Secret to Losing 20 Pounds

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Five months ago, my husband and I made a decision to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. For both of us, having a child had taken its toll. We were beyond p...

Young and Entrepreneurial: Lessons Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai Learned From A Successful Exit

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

We caught up with Akshay on what he learned from his Tip'd Off journey, from the day he started it to the day it got acquired. While admittedly, it was a very hard decision for Akshay and his cofounders to sell Tip'd Off. They just couldn't let go of this opportunity of a successful exit, with their investors and employees in mind as well.

Why Successful CEOs Protect Strengths and Wipe Out Weaknesses With Support

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Throughout our lives, we're conditioned to focus on our weaknesses. In grade school, we focus on the classes we struggle with in order to lift our grades. When we start our professional lives, reviews often include "focus areas" or areas which we need to improve.

A Pink Cast Heals More Than Bones

Angelina Massoia | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Angelina Massoia

We've all been there. We have one of those weeks that make you want to stay in bed and cuddle your dog. Any combination of school, work, relationship, health, and personal drama seems unbearable as it simultaneously bombards you.

Why Going Slow Will Make You Go Faster

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

When we start to move too fast, we often do not see what we need to see. It is important to move slow enough to make the necessary corrections as they come up. If not, we end up spending more time because we need to go back fixing things that have gone astray.

Those Better Than Me

Amanda Dai | Posted 06.10.2015 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I stop myself; I sound like a 7-year-old. No, this isn't "unfair" -- I come to training because I love it. I don't come for anyone or anything else. I could be sitting at home scraping away at homework, but how unfulfilling would my life be without rhythmic?

Don't Do What This CEO Did...

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The executive team is not just a group of people. It is a highly skilled, trained, and experienced collection of individuals that TOGETHER create a powerful force for the company. Make sure you utilize this power for the greater good.

The 7 Critical Roles of Your Marketing Team

Larry Alton | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Larry Alton

Every business is unique, with a unique industry, competitive landscape, customer base, size, and revenue, so it's impossible to develop one marketing strategy that can work for any business.

3 Easy Steps to Lead Your Team Better

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes it only takes a few minor adjustments to make your team more efficient and focused. But it is up to you, as the leader, to take initiative because these minor changes can provide dramatic results for you as a leader and the organization at large.

New Strategy? Why Going Away Gets You Nowhere

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It feels good to be whisked away from everything, to turn off the rest of the world, and to take a deep dive into your thoughts. But hey, just be aware of one thing. That trip might be a waste of time.

8 Startup Tips from Student Entrepreneur and Investor Christopher Gray

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

I recently got to interview Drexel University Senior, former Dorm Room Fund partner and Scholly Founder Christopher Gray who has been featured in mult...

How to Avoid "Us" vs. "Them" Thinking in Your Team

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Rivalry and competition in an organization can be positive. The question is whether it is done in friendly ways that accelerate improvement and performance. Or is it a negative force that fosters uncertainty and lack of trust?

It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

Lights Go on Part XXIX: Teamwork

Thomas Bähler | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Right now I am in the midst of observing a philosophy turned formula being born to share with people everywhere. It is both daunting and exhilarating...

Bystander Intervention and Double Standards of Sexual Assault During Hazing

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Education
Mike Domitrz

Understanding the importance of bystander intervention and how to make a positive impact using it is a skill set that is needed in every school. These alleged incidents are proof that a conversation and education about bystander intervention is needed in every school and every home in our country.

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

15 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For achieving great results each leader needs to have a motivation strategy to create and maintain the spirit of enthusiasm among employees

Wroom, Wroom - About Ferrari Cars and Leadership

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Leadership is about getting the right things done, at the right time. Enzo Ferrari, for example, was invincible when it came to defining high goals and never giving up in achieving them.

Are You Ready for the Naked Truth? Lessons from an IPO Offering

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Going for an IPO isn't easy. It requires difficult, honest conversations and responding to tough questions. But nothing worthwhile is easy, right?

Leading for Success: Setting Critical Success Factors

Pam Lyra | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Understanding how we're going to be measured and how success in one's job or department will be defined is important to everyone. And yet, selecting those critical measurements to drive performance and decision-making can be tougher than one might think.