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»
We all wear rose-colored glasses. It’s part of our innate mindware programming. Whether we’re looking at ourselves or our business, our unconscious mind is designed to filter the information from our environment that presents our best feeling reality.
Which is why we often don’t see what’s coming. Until it’s too late…. Read More»
Businesses are among the most powerful entities in the modern world. The largest have greater wealth and influence than many governments. Even small businesses and entrepreneurs regularly reach a global audience. Leaders of businesses have become, by default, leaders of society. This creates an opportunity, even a responsibility, to lead in a way that shapes not just a better business but a better society, the sort of world we all want to live in…. Read More»
Many business leaders are looking to bring more of the “human touch” to our social media lives and online interactions. Even if your business has amassed a large following on Twitter or LinkedIn, it’s important to figure out how to take the next step of converting these online fans and “friends” into actual personal business relationships. Here are a few ideas for how companies can get more “real-life” relationships (and sales) out of their online activity…. Read More»
YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some folks about how Millennial Entrepreneurs found their purposes in life. Here are their responses. Q: How did you discover your purpose in life, and how do you integrate that into your current organization? 1. Having Backstage Access from an Early Age My first job was at a radio station […] Read more… Read More»
New year, new job? If the thought of going back to work is filling you with dread, you might already be thinking about moving on to something new. But what if the job you want might actually be the one you’ve already got – and it just needs some tweaking?
Research by The Oxford Group suggests that making small changes to how we work can actually reap rewards. Here are their top five tips to turning the job you’ve got into the job you want…… Read More»
People have a hard time assessing the true impact of exponential versus linear change. It explains why most organizations, governments and leaders face huge difficulties adjusting to the increasing speed, not knowing how to adapt to ever more new and unforeseen events. Here are 5 proven ways on how to lead in the fast lane…. Read More»
When principle is placed first, however, our leadership changes dramatically. Leading on principle first solves many problems and produces clarity in how to build organizational cultures…. Read More»
Too often in marketing, we talk in terms of “getting:” getting customers to buy, getting people to click, getting people to convert, getting more followers on Twitter, getting bigger market share, etc. But the truth is, in today’s business climate, the best marketers stand out from the competition not by how much they “get,” but by how much they “give.”… Read More»