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It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

Lights Go on Part XXIX: Teamwork

Thomas Bähler | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Right now I am in the midst of observing a philosophy turned formula being born to share with people everywhere. It is both daunting and exhilarating...

Bystander Intervention and Double Standards of Sexual Assault During Hazing

Mike Domitrz | Posted 10.23.2014 | Education
Mike Domitrz

Understanding the importance of bystander intervention and how to make a positive impact using it is a skill set that is needed in every school. These alleged incidents are proof that a conversation and education about bystander intervention is needed in every school and every home in our country.

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

15 Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For achieving great results each leader needs to have a motivation strategy to create and maintain the spirit of enthusiasm among employees

Wroom, Wroom - About Ferrari Cars and Leadership

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Leadership is about getting the right things done, at the right time. Enzo Ferrari, for example, was invincible when it came to defining high goals and never giving up in achieving them.

Are You Ready for the Naked Truth? Lessons from an IPO Offering

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Going for an IPO isn't easy. It requires difficult, honest conversations and responding to tough questions. But nothing worthwhile is easy, right?

Leading for Success: Setting Critical Success Factors

Pam Lyra | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Understanding how we're going to be measured and how success in one's job or department will be defined is important to everyone. And yet, selecting those critical measurements to drive performance and decision-making can be tougher than one might think.

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?

The Advantage In Our Uniqueness

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact
Olayiwola A. Alara

We are not meant to fill the shoes of others only meant to fill our own because they fit perfectly.

Leader-as-Performer: Lead the Way to Maximum Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Performance is so vital because it is the foundation for two higher-order goals of personal and organizational success in the business world: productivity and profitability. The only way to maximize these two is to maximize performance.

More 'Fans in Stands' Help Boost University's Brand

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.05.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You'd think with a student population of around 60,000 and more than 10,000 employees, UCF would have no problem filling a 45,000-seat football stadium or 10,000-seat basketball arena.

A Sad Clown Covers Sia's 'Chandelier,' And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

When you think of Sia's hit song "Chandelier," what comes to mind? If you happened to say a 7-foot tall sad clown with a golden voice... well, then yo...

In Delegation We Trust?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Delegation is a foreign concept for many who think that they need to hold all of the cards or to have their spoons in every pot. Those who are willing to share responsibility may not invest the time into doing so strategically or may not even know how to go about it.

Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through challenges, stayed committed to their goals, and remained united as a team.

Lessons From the Diamond

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Naphtali Hoff

Sometimes, we are forced to react, to await the pitch that is heaved our way and decide what to do with it. We can let an opportunity pass by with the hope of getting a better one, or we can jump on the first one that we see and make the best of it.

Polo: An Argentine Legacy (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

To some people, Polo might be all about fast-paced horse riding, beautiful women and sunny afternoons on the field with a glass of champagne. But lo...

Calling All Sherlocks! A New Game in Town

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

HintHunt is a new live escape game, the first of its kind in Paris, the city of medieval mystery and... baguettes. Exported from England after its imm...

The Sad Clown With The Golden Voice Is Back With A Cover Of Lorde's 'Team'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts

The last time we watched the "sad clown with the golden voice" Puddles Pity Party collaborate with Postmodern Jukebox, he managed to simultaneously ha...

The 5 Things Great Leaders Must Do Very Well

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

I don't believe in leadership styles. We certainly hear plenty from all sorts of business gurus that this style or that is ideal. I would argue, however, that talking about styles has little value because we are incapable of leading in a way that is inconsistent with who we are as people.

The Faithful Shopper: Mountain Magic

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Hard as it is for some of us water babies to believe, not everyone heads straight for a beach during the summer. Others prefer to spend their time exp...

Build a Positive and High-Performing Sports Team Culture

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Coaches, I encourage you to sit down with the rest of the coaching staff and your athletes to discuss the kind of culture your team wants to have.

Can I Trust You?

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

As long as we feel we are gaining, not losing, we play as WE. However, our fear is that someone else will get more. And the fear is always this: I'll ...

Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say....

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 06.15.2013 | Small Business
Judith E. Glaser

Our least developed skill is the ability to confront each other face to face, say what is in our hearts and minds, and at the same time build and strengthen our relationships. Confrontation is something we tend to avoid.