A Simple Way to Test Your Company’s Strategic Alignment There is no universal or one-size-fits-all prescription for a winning business. But corporate leaders today seem to agree that strategic alignment is high on the list. Strategic ali..
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..
Marketing is changing fast. This year, companies began to embrace tactics like influencer marketing, brand advocates, and Facebook Livein earnest. So in a crowded landscape, how can you make sure your idea or your company stands out? That’s ..
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..
Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there’s another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver. While I’m definitely into finding ways to improve perso..
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..
There are so many people today who think that their twenties are a time where they must struggle financially. However, this doesn’t have to be true. There are in fact ways to become a millionaire before you hit 30. If you dream of becoming a..