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Thought Leadership

Social Salespeople 6x More Likely to Beat Quota Than Their Peers

John Rampton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Nearly half of US white collar workers say they can't go more than 15 minutes without getting interrupted, according to a 2010 study. So it should co...

I Agree 10 Percent -- The Principle of Minimum Consensus

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

If we are capable of endlessly arguing about essentially irrelevant details on topics we fundamentally agree upon, wouldn't it be logical to stop seeking total agreement?

Taking Authority Over Your Destiny As A Small Business Owner

Chuck Boyce | Posted 05.07.2015 | Small Business
Chuck Boyce

An authority serves to educate and advocate for the audience they serve by understanding problems, identifying key issues and offering resolutions to overcome them.

The 3 Best Ways to Become a Highly Connected Entrepreneur

John Bowen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we understand the power of connection -- how building meaningful relationships can result in huge and sometimes unexpected wins for our businesses. We've all had that experience.

Building a Reputation in Your Industry Beyond the Brand of Your Employer

Brian Honigman | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Brian Honigman

The most common question I get from my network is how to grow a reputation in an industry, while also attending to the responsibilities of a full-time job.

How to Solve Problems Like Henry Ford and Other Genius Inventors

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Tyler Tervooren

Any problem you're struggling with will benefit from a thinking strategy because it clears away potential for misunderstanding -- it's impossible to move forward until you understand the principles.

Tips for Creating a Thought Leadership Video

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Catriona Pollard

Video is an excellent medium to use when looking to share your expertise and build your profile. Viewers are not only more likely to engage with visual content; they are also able to make a personal connection with you by watching your videos.

The 7 Defining Traits of Thought Leaders

Evan Bailyn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Evan Bailyn

Most people probably think that the only trait a thought leader needs to have is good thoughts. Sadly, that is not the case at all. What they need are the seven things I'm about to reveal.

How to Solve the Problem of Employee Disconnection

Tracy Crossley | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Tracy Crossley

Many don't want to invest, because they think by taking care of their people it will make the employees less productive and well-being cuts into work time and affect the bottom line negatively.

What's Ahead for Reputation in 2015

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

This year the term reputation was everywhere. It was no longer primarily reserved for corporations and the corporate domain.

5 Ways Dining Out Can Improve Your Management Style

Kristine Boyden | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Kristine Boyden

Well, when you find yourself dining at a restaurant that's at the top of its game, ask yourself: what makes your overall experience so satisfying?

Unleash the Power of Your Mind!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

When you unlock the power of the mind you unlock a life of no limitations. Here are a few secrets to shifting your mindset for success!

Chief Culture Officer Business Case

Val Jon Farris | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Val Jon Farris

While our technology is advancing rapidly into the stratosphere of "automated clouds," none of us likes the vaporous experience of being jerked around by a litany of automated phone options that never lead to what we really need. And what is that?

The Purge Isn't Just a Movie When You're Unarmed and Black

Christopher Norris | Posted 10.26.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

For the majority of unarmed black folks who everyday fear for their lives, despite them doing nothing wrong, my advice to you is stop leaving the house unarmed. Arm yourself with knowledge of the system, civics and politics

Black Philadelphians and Their Ungodly Fear of Police

Christopher Norris | Posted 09.17.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

To hell with political correctness, it's time to talk about the black elephant in the room.

Future Bright for Thought Leadership at Thomson Reuters

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.14.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

ASPEN, COLORO--Can innovation save us? The Aspen Ideas Festival, celebrating its tenth anniversary this summer, is a place where the problems are g...

Why Philadelphia Is Ground Zero for Problems and Opportunity

Christopher Norris | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

From its cash-strapped school district and embattled police department, to its eye-popping poverty and unemployment rates, Philly presents real challenges and opportunities for those bold active citizens who dare to engage and transform the system.

Rethinking Thought Leadership to Cut Through the Digital Clutter

Sarah Granger | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Sarah Granger

Since its introduction into business language, the term has been lauded, mocked and overused, gradually morphing into a new concept that is now employed in a variety of ways inside and outside of the business landscape.

How Parents Tell Their Kids They Have No Value

Christopher Norris | Posted 09.06.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Growing up I heard countless adults say: "children are to be seen and not heard."

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

Where Will Content Come From in 2014?

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Everyone is talking about content marketing. If you are new to content marketing, you are already late to the party and have a lot of catching up to...

Can Playing Polyrhythms Give Birth to Polymaths?

Christopher Norris | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

I can't speak for every drummer, but for me the process of drumming enables creativity and helps me foster innovation and advance thought-leadership. Studies show that drumming produces deeper self awareness by inducing synchronous brain activity.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Nelson Mandela: Reflections on Thought Leadership

Penina Rybak | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit." --Helen Keller "Edu...

To Play by the Rules... or Not: What a Child Can Teach a Female Entrepreneur

Penina Rybak | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Penina Rybak

We are living in the "iEra" where the question "why not?' has never been more relevant. I believe that one needs to be a lifelong student of the "why not" school of thought, to counteract inertia, boredom, and arrogance.

Visionary Product or Visionary Leadership: Can't a Female Entrepreneur Have Both?

Penina Rybak | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Penina Rybak

"I wasn't a visionary but I literally had my finger on the pulse of the women of America." - Pat Benatar "The visionary starts with a clean sheet of ...