Stop telling yourself that you are going to take the stairs, cut back on the $6 Starbucks lattes, or park as far away from the Whole Foods entrance as you can, and just follow my advice.
Society, and culture, has changed around us and with us over the past few decades. It's evolution at work, or perhaps another revolution, as where we are now seems to be a high-tech iteration of somewhere we've been before.
No matter how you look at it, no matter which field you are in, no matter how brilliant your ideas are, success is a team sport.
Two minutes. That is not a lot of time to shower, shave, answer nature's call, meditate, dress, review a stack of yellow-highlighted note cards, and descend 12 flights to Ballroom "A."
It's clear employee breaks from work are critical to the health of any organization. A team that is worked too hard without coming up for air risks the chance of becoming disengaged or aggrieved.
Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?
You have to ask yourself if you're in an organization where your preferred style of politics is suited to the prevailing one and whether you're willing and able to adapt. Are you where what you have to offer adds value, where what you have to say is heard, and where your management/leadership skills have been duly noted?
For our veteran entrepreneurs, in addition to their selfless dedication to country what has stood out to me is their ability to harness the discipline and lessons learned during their time in the military, and then apply those traits to become successful entrepreneurs.
Social media isn't some magic remedy for your marketing dilemmas. It's also not something you can just "turn on," and expect to see results. But with regular updates and enough time and strategy invested in your efforts, you can turn your presence into a widely influential empire.
Taking extra steps this holiday season will ensure that your employees, and your business, are safe as you celebrate your achievements.
My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.
In the United States, women fill fewer than 17 percent of leadership positions and corporate board seats -- even though we represent about 50 percent of the workforce. So, is it possible for today's woman to break through these barriers?
Simon Sinek's TEDTalk: "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" has over 13 million views. His focus is on answering the critical question for brands, society and people... The "WHY".
Agencies that matter, and the work that's remembered, are those that always strive for more, seek to entertain and inform, and honestly look to raise awareness of their client's brand in the most innovative way.
As employees travel over the river and through the woods this holiday season, there's a good chance they are taking company data with them. Many businesses generate significant revenues over the holidays and at the end of the calendar year, so key employees, like sales, support, logistics and accounting, need to stay on top of business while away.
The important goal of self-assessment is to identify what your comfort zone and weaknesses are when leading your team. By learning more about your own personality and leadership styles, you will naturally become more aware of the other styles and the strengths and weaknesses that exist within them.
I was in a place in my business that I had to prove to myself that I could actually make money. Quite frankly I had to convince my husband as well. I decided it was time for a challenge - a benchmark. It was time to get serious.
Have big dreams but run little pilots to proof the concept; launch radical and diverse initiatives but spend very little on them; intentionally accelerate failure early so that potential solutions are more viable and sustainable.