Money isn’t the only thing that motivates your employees. They also value being appreciated, being part of something meaningful, and achieving work-life balance. Rather than relying on cash bonuses, consider these five alternatives that will resonate more with employees…… Read More»
Taking a social stance can provide a competitive advantage that goes much deeper than a flashy product or an Oscar. It shapes consumer perceptions, creates a trajectory of positive word of mouth, and influences share value and investor engagement…. 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»
Where do people do their most honest discussion, let their guard down a bit and just talk? At the meal table. Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner, this is the time most of us focus on relaxing and enjoying a satisfying meal. So, the obvious question that follows is how do you utilize this opportunity? … 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»
Looking at what nature has created over millions of years of evolution to get to the ‘perfect shape’, the designers at McLaren Automotive get their inspiration from animal anatomy, tree branches, blood vessels and river deltas to create some of the most sophisticated and efficient design solutions. If McLaren Automotive manages to create better designs by stealing from nature, surely nature must contain lessons that apply to business and leadership as well.
Here are 4 laws of nature that can inspire you to become a better leader…… 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»
With this much press about Richard Branson’s story and his achievements as a businessman, you may ask, what leadership “secrets” could he possibly have? Well, I believe that when you dig a little deeper, you’ll find out why Branson is one of a rare breed…… 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»