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Riding for Tomorrow: Relationships Over Results

Elin Barton | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Elin Barton

By nature I'm not a patient person. I like seeing results, and my preferred timeframe is generally "now". Give me a problem and I immediately want ...

Supporting Your Virtual Team in a Digital World

Ja-Naé Duane | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Ja-Naé Duane

The Startup Equation comes with a big mission: to help one million entrepreneurs. So when I built my launch team, I chose people who I knew would work as I hard as me.

Rebuilding -- The First Year Back

Kelly Hager | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Kelly Hager

So, What happened the first year out of a coma? After you re-learn how to walk, talk, see, remember (memory was a massive problem) and your brain starts to function again, what are the next steps?

Bringing Big Company Culture Wins to Smaller Teams

Amanda Mock | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Amanda Mock

Company Culture and its impact on companies bottom line is not a new area of discussion. It's a core focus for larger companies like Google and Facebook, of which they attribute a large part of their success.

How To Create An Effective Design Team

Quora | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answers by Rebekah Cox, Mentor, Quora Advisor, Silicon Valley Comment...

How to Get Your Team's Creative Juices Flowing

Ja-Naé Duane | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Ja-Naé Duane

We dream big, set goals, and then work, work, work to achieve them. But we soon learn a simple truth: we can't do it all by ourselves. We need help ...

Do Hire Friends

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

"Don't hire your friends!" This is very common advice in the business world. Since I like being a bit of a rebel and proving things wrong (sometime...

Why the Pursuit of Consistency Makes You Irrelevant

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Successful organizations are able to change rapidly because they have a clear North Star. In the most successful organizations, their true and noble purpose is to improve the lives of their customers.

Want True Equality? Make Everyone Powerful

William Drayton | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
William Drayton

How many schools, education reformers, and parents know that they are failing unless their young people are practicing being changemakers?

Stop Throwing Yourself Off-Balance - 5 Factors to be Mindful of When Making Business Decisions

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

When business owners and executives attending my latest business transformation workshop instantly shouted their response to a question I posed, it re...

How to Help Your Team Make Good Decisions

David Dye | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
David Dye

In my experience working with thousands of leaders, this is one of the most untapped resources you have available to you, but it's also a big source of frustration.

The Woman Factor

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 12.21.2015 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Have you ever been in mid-conversation with a group of women and one says, "Oh, I've never had many female friends..."? Most times a few other ladies in the group would agree with her. But then there are some whose mouth drops open in surprise! How can you be a woman without women friends? Oh, wait... I was once THAT girl!

5 Ways Salespeople Can Influence Marketing and Improve Your Product

Danny Wong | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Danny Wong

Salespeople serve on your business's front line. In their active, client-facing role, what they learn from current and potential customers can help ...

How Changing the Way You Work Can Change Your Life

Troy Stoneking | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Troy Stoneking

If you are like most people you spend a large amount of time engaged in your work. But do you enjoy what you do? According to the 2014 Job Satisfaction Survey conducted by the non-profit research firm the Conference Board, less than 50% of American workers are satisfied at their jobs. But why are people dissatisfied?

How Google Is Embracing Team Work And Workplace Wellness

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Google coddles its employees with free food, massages and other lavish perks, yet some of its best engineers still grou...

Leadership Lessons From a Badass Leader

Bill Treasurer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

Havlik isn't some well-manicured leadership author. He's a rough-and-tumble guy who has actually led... often in do-or-die situations. He's got a bullet hole in his right forearm. Like I said, badass.

Why You Should Give the Gift of Encouragement

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregory Ciotti

Just as important as the work you do is the person you bring to work. Your mood, outlook, and actions echo out to those around you. One of the best w...

How to Encourage Loyalty in Your Team

Ellevate | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women

Few things are as stressful and frustrating as having disloyal direct reports. You're never confident whether they're giving you the right information, alerting you when there are problems, giving you the benefit of their expertise -- or really, doing their job at all.

High Performing Teams

Todd Lapidus | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Todd Lapidus

It's unusually simple:  High performing leadership teams have a deeper sense of responsibility and commitment than average teams.

Agile: Are You Doing it Right?

Bob Gower | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Bob Gower

Two of the most common questions I hear when working with customers, and that couldn't be more frustrating. Simply put, they are the wrong damn questions.

These 11 Secret Pregame Rituals Of Student Athletes Will Help You Win At Everyday Life

Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living

There’s nothing quite like a college campus on game day. From the parking lot tailgate to the roar of the crowd during buzzer beater plays, the e...

3 Essential Questions for Leaders About Colocation

Bob Gower | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Bob Gower

It's clear that where we work can have a powerful influence on how much we enjoy our time on the job and how productive we are. Space is intrinsic to culture, and culture is intrinsic to performance.

How to Be a Leader When You Are Not the Leader

Alex Budak | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Alex Budak

The story of leadership is often told through the lens of a single leader and a singular act -- Martin Luther King rallying crowds at the Lincoln Memorial; Eleanor Roosevelt leading the creation of the declaration on human rights; Henry Kissinger setting foot in Beijing.

Teamwork or Die!

Advertising Week | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By Helayne Spivak, Director, VCU Brandcenter  There once was a magical place, in a land far, far away, where copywriters and art directors ruled th...

The Importance of Real-time Collaboration

Danny Wong | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Danny Wong

Of the 8.7 hours average Americans spend at work each day, less than half of their time (45 percent) is used performing the primary duties of their job, according to a 2014 report conducted by Harris Poll.