You know what’s NOT attractive? Someone who’s TRYING to be attractive. Stop trying to attract the top talent…. Read More»
Clearly, it’s worth investing in employees’ career development, but it can be tough to know what to prioritize to make an impact on the bottom line. Here are a few ideas for getting started…… Read More»
YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some more folks about frustrating Millennial stigmas. Here are their responses…… Read More»
Every business has some Goliath over the next hill: giant attrition of talented employees; giant competition in the marketplace; a giant need to control costs; a giant need to expand into a new market.
Who are your Little Davids?… Read More»
A new Forrester study predicts that of the 4.5 million B2B sales jobs in existence today, “one million jobs will be net displaced by 2020.” Are salespeople disappearing?… Read More»
YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some folks about how young leaders really want their older colleagues to see them. Here are their responses…. Read More»
Whatever you think about Millennials, they are hitting the scene at a time of a tectonic shift in management. You can shake your fists at how entitled and coddled they are, or you can see them as “secret decoder rings” that give us a glimpse of what the future of management just might look like. But either way, you’re running out of time to decide. Change is coming…. Read More»
It’s a bit of a conundrum. If we get rid of hierarchy, we place too much burden on people who need to get things done, but if we subject them to the traditional bureaucracies that dominate modern management, we take away their speed and agility. There is, however, a middle path out of this mess: create hierarchies that are more fluid…. Read More»
One of the central tenets of traditional management philosophy is that information should be controlled. Secret formulas and key strategic moves, for example, are obviously not to be shared with competitors. Even internally, to avoid the risk of leaks or misinterpretation, information has been traditionally been doled out only on a “need to know” basis.
Unfortunately, this approach does not work well in today’s fast-paced, innovation-focused environment…. Read More»
Traditional management is clearly and measurably in decline, although up until now it has been changing at a somewhat glacial pace. The social media revolution has moved much more quickly and has seeped into every aspect of organizational life, but by itself it is never going to fully revolutionize management. It needs a catalyst—like the Millennials…. Read More»