The conversation on gender and leadership centers on the same advice. Women in leadership need to be less bossy and more confident, and men need to be more understanding. It’s been said over and over again, and yet, the balance between men a..
I bet you can list a few colleagues, bosses, and peers that you would rather work around than with. You know, the work jerks. Work jerks can ruin your day; obliterate creativity, innovation, teamwork; and cause talent to run right out the door..
To say that your plate is full is an understatement. As CEO, your schedule is tightly packed with high-stress meetings, travel, and demands. A healthy lifestyle and balanced diet are luxuries at the bottom of your list. But focusing on food an..
As I continue down the path of building a business, I’m learning that part of the reason it’s so difficult to win as an entrepreneur is that there is a constant balancing act that must be mastered. Entrepreneurs have to walk a number of ti..
At the age of 10, Benjamin Franklin left formal schooling to become an apprentice to his father. As a teenager, he showed no particular talent or aptitude aside from his love of books. When he died a little over half a century later, he was Am..
How can you spot a particularly smart person? Forget looking for a glasses-sporting, goodie-two-shoes with a neat desk and an elevated speaking style. What intelligence looks like in the real world and what it looks like in stereotypes are tw..
“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk We never know how much we are affected by a person or the people in our lives till they are gone. Having lost many loved ones, I..
When I was a kid, my mom used to tell me, “You are who you spend your time with. Respect that, and respect yourself.” But it wasn’t until I was in my early twenties that I fully grasped what she was trying to say to me. I learned the..
Developing the Power of Attention We all know that attention is a very desirable skill, but how many people you know possess this skill? I don’t need to tell you why it is an important skill, and what are its uses and benefits. It is a m..
Always do what you are afraid to do ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever felt like you were just not good enough? That somehow everyone had received the handbook for life, except you? Do you keep waiting for the moment when you will finall..