We pray for the law enforcement and police officers leading the way to resolve the conflict at hand. To the men and women living and working in Boston, who are now on lockdown, our hope for you -- courage.
I truly believe the majority of people see the problems in America. We see what is hurting us, and I also truly believe most of us as Americans want to change it. So as you're reading and nodding your head in agreement with me, join me in taking action.
Frankly, I've been shocked at how "easy" people have been on Mayer's mandate about Yahoo! employees no longer working from home. Was she given a pass, of sorts, because she's a woman? I would say yes. Definitely.
What is your strategy to prepare the next generation of leaders to leverage the emerging wisdom economy? Are your program focused on helping them know themselves, know others and know the culture within which they live?
Exposure to non-stop negativity can disrupt learning, memory, attention, and judgement. The problem is more widespread than you think because in many cases, it's become so commonplace that we don't even notice anymore.
Because a truly successful venture is rarely a one-person show, your ability to get the right people on your team -- and doing their best work -- is possibly the most critical, and often overlooked, skill an entrepreneur can have.
In a rapidly changing corporate environment, with traditional career paths and entire industries dissolving overnight, it can be a challenge for younger leaders to figure out the right path forward. Here are her top three insights for under-30 executives.
If you think you're a leader, but haven't been recognized as such, you have a problem. Either you're incorrect in your self-assessment, or those you report to don't recognize your talent. Here's the good news.
It's trendy lately to talk about personal brands and how people perceive you. In my view, people experience your brand much the way they experience the weather. Are you mostly sunny or mostly cloudy? Frosty? Mild? Hazy? Warm?
One publishing house is bucking the trend: Berrett-Koehler is having their best year ever, with revenues up 16 percent and pretax profits up a whopping 50 percent! Clearly, they're doing something right -- in fact, they're probably doing many things right.
Aside from the undeniable merit of his views, consider the actual language used. Serious. Intelligent. Thought-provoking. Wouldn't it be something if a sizable number of our politicians would actually talk like that today? Imagine how different the national debate might be.
Arrogance goes hand in hand with disrespect and this certainly destroys our ability to connect with others effectively. Too much arrogance will manifest as disdain and foster the belief of superiority.
It's not easy to overcome these blind spots -- it will take many, many hours of honest self-reflection and willingness to receive feedback from friends, family and colleagues. But it will make all the difference in your legacy.
Why even try to be a fearless leader if you're afraid of what people will be saying about you behind your back? Instead of empowering this generation of women, we've frightened them into inaction. This does not bode well for our society.