The CEO was clearly exasperated. The HR director was reporting on the slowness of integrating two cultures from a recent acquisition. The change management consultant was pleading for leader patience. “Hell, I can’t afford to be patient,” barked the CEO. “I know people resist change, but they better get on board fast or we won’t […] Read more… Read More»
Do you ever feel concerned about the current state of the world? Are you frustrated with the status quo? Are you tired of business as usual and long for a different possibility? As an entrepreneur and owner of a successful global company, I can tell you that something else IS possible! Business can be kinder, […] Read more… Read More»
Eight members of the of Young Entrepreneur Council share how leaders can craft and enable company culture at their companies…. Read More»
ow many of today’s most innovative business models solve a specific problem? How many organizations consider themselves human-centered?
And how often should we re-evaluate our business models to ensure we’re accomplishing our goals and meeting our potential?… Read More»
Employees who want to advance are the ones who contribute the most to company growth. However, when employers fail to help their employees learn and develop professionally, they stagnate and suffer from the horrible side effects of talent hoarding. Talent hoarding occurs when companies keep the best employees in their current roles and don’t provide them with any advancement opportunities or career development. How can companies solve this problem?
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When a new CEO takes the helm, a certain number of doors and windows for managing change will open, for a limited amount of time, and then shut again. These are opportunities to change the status quo, move in a new direction, or even change the culture. So as a CEO, how do you make the most of this fleeting opportunity? Here are some tips…. Read More»
Employee engagement comes back to one key point: people. Bringing people together, removing barriers between people, encouraging honest and open communication, and having fun! Each of these factors increases employee engagement. And using your online community for these things can put even more power behind your engagement efforts…. Read More»
To influence change, you first must gain the trust of those who you wish to influence. A key way to earn trust is through visible results. You can’t show results using an approach or system that isn’t allowed. You must use the existing tools at your disposal…. Read More»
We work in a world that favors those who can deliver over those who seek to achieve personal success. Part of this is ‘what-have-you-done-for-me-lately’. Part can be put down to the (mistaken) idea that some things are intangible and can’t be measured. Another part is the cult of the entrepreneur, which can warp into just […] Read more… Read More»
Steve Jobs called them the ‘crazy ones’: the daring and brilliant minds who were crazy enough to think they could change the world. Instead of re-inventing the wheel, we could learn from the best practices they have applied. What connects the so-called crazy ones is the fact that they all left the path of average and moved to the edges. Here are four characteristics of the crazy ones we can all learn valuable business lessons from…. Read More»