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The Cute CEO: For Women, Does Cute + Sweet = C-Suite?

Marie Woolf | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Marie Woolf

So it's not just my imagination. Marissa Mayer clones seem to be showing up with increasing frequency in business media lately.

You Are The CEO of Your Life!

Tia Johnson | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Tia Johnson

You are the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of your life. You are 100% responsible for your life; its happiness; its wealth and health. You choose the Executive Officers, also known as the people who will support and help you the best way they can throughout your life.

The Only Thing You Can Really Change Is Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"You can't change other people; you can only change yourself" is one of those lessons I've had to learn over and over again. And then sometimes I fo...

Millennials Speak! 5 Future Leadership 'Must-haves'

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Characteristics like vision, integrity, focus on results, and ensuring customer satisfaction were seen as factors that were critical in the past and will be so in the future.

3 Ways to Make Better Business Decisions

Tova Payne | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions. An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. It's all too common to get wrapped up in the details.

The 6 Roots of a Grounded Leader

Bob Rosen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Bob Rosen

Only grounded leaders are truly up to the task of meeting today's wide-ranging challenges. They inspire people to do good work, not just work hard. Most importantly, they possess the invaluable ability to unite people around visions both grand and sustainable.

Martine Rothblatt, Highest Paid Female CEO, Talks Transistioning and Authenticity

Toni Newman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

Martine and I discuss transistioning, being grateful for our lives when so many others are no longer here, and being authentic to yourself and your soul. Martine expresses a gratitude of life when so many transgenders have fallen along the way.

CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According To Pretty Much Everyone In The World

Gretchen Gavett | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Gretchen Gavett

It turns out that most people, regardless of nationality or set of beliefs, share similar sentiments about how much CEOs should be paid -- and, for the most part, these estimates are markedly lower than the amounts company leaders actually earn.

A Glimpse Inside the Minds of 3 Business Leaders

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Have you ever wondered what today's business leaders think about? Tough questions must be asked almost every day in order to keep the business running smoothly.

Behavioral Change as Simple as 1, 2, 3!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

People often ask, "Can executives really change their behavior?" The answer is definitely yes. At the top of major organizations even a small positive change in behavior can have a big impact.

Arguments Against Raising Minimum Wage Don't Hold Up

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

One in four U.S. employees are low-wage workers. That is 20 percent higher than in the United Kingdom, and the highest percentage among industrialized nations. So how'd that all anti-union stuff work out?

Modern Capitalism vs. Socialism

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Paul Mashegoane

There is a slogan out there of people, planet and profit. It is on this point that the global society is slowly reaching a boiling point where being exploited by the business community is unbearable.

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Shazam CEO Rich Riley

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Yesterday, Shazam made history. The app that made your music search, and your life, so much easier has hit 100M monthly a...

3 Reasons Why All Entrepreneurs Deserve Silicon Valley Access

Shea Tate-Di Donna | Posted 10.18.2014 | Technology
Shea Tate-Di Donna

Even with the growing interest in entrepreneurship, we must actively work to foster it, as it is critical to our success as a society and as an economy.

In the Corner Office, You're Not Allowed to Cry

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

Professional and material rewards blind society to those who need help. We equate a great resume and large bank account with happiness. Casual observers don't register anything wrong; sufferers are too conflicted about the emptiness they feel.

Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About Leadership!

Ian Sephton | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Ian Sephton

"Turnaround management" gets thrown around a lot and like most B-school buzzwords it has lost some of its meanings. What does it take to turnaround an organization?

Work-Family Pioneer/CEO Chooses Fatherhood Over Career

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Scott Behson, PhD

This past week, Max Schireson stepped down as CEO of MongoDB, a successful and growing software company, in order to be a more involved father. He used this opportunity to give a voice to the work-family struggles of today's fathers. Why his work-family role modeling is important.

The CEO and the Waitress

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

"I just got a call from the day care center, and my two-year-old is sick. I have to go. Would...?" The raised eyebrow of one CEO said it all. They had worked hard to carve 60 minutes out of their schedules to begin discussions on a merger. Now this.

Sales and Storytelling With Craig Wortmann

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Charu Sharma

Learning to problem solve, deliver value and communicate effectively as a salesperson will greatly benefit me in any and every professional and personal pursuit in future.

Improve Your Odds of Change!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Change is simple, but it's not easy. It's hard. You have to do it. You have to put in the time and effort that it takes to change. That's one of the big reasons why I take what I do so seriously.

First Time Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Two-Sided Marketplaces

Matt Douglas | Posted 09.21.2014 | Small Business
Matt Douglas

If you are thinking of starting a company, there is one decision that you need to make right up front. Are you trying to create a product or service for one market or are you going to attempt to create a two-sided marketplace?

To Be Out or Not Be Out... That Is the Question

Jason Stuart | Posted 08.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Stuart

I came out 21 years ago. In my line of work as an actor and comedian, it has been one of the single best choices I have made for both my career and life. But I got to make that choice for myself. This brings us to Simon Hobbs.

What Keeps the CEO of the Nation's Largest Pediatric Hospital up at Night?

Mark A. Wallace | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Mark A. Wallace

A lot of CEOs in health care worry constantly about changing reimbursement models or the impact of new health care laws. While there's no disputing that these have a great potential to influence the way we provide care, it's not what occupies my thoughts.

Leadership Is a Contact Sport!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

My career as an executive coach began many years ago with a phone call from the CEO of a Fortune 100 company. I had just given a leadership clinic to ...

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.