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Leadership Lesson: Who’s in charge? Goals, roles, responsibility, accountability, authority

Confused? We throw some terms into our business conversations, often unsure about what they mean. Particularly words related to roles and goals. Issue shows up when we delegate actions to accomplish objectives. Confusion is delay or death to project.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Gifts That Pay Off: The most valuable holiday gift for 2018? A lesson in financial literacy

Give your loved one the gift of financial planning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Gifts That Pay Off: The most valuable holiday gift of all for 2018? A lesson in financial literacy

Give your loved one the gift of financial planning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Leadership Lesson: Are you an entrepreneurial or "intrapreneurial" leader?

Entrepreneur. This creative being finds new niches in ever-changing markets. Their response is to start a new company to develop new products for that niche. They see an opportunity and wrap a vision around it. They are off and running. They create.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

As Nigerian Fashion Booms, Women Lead Its Coverage

Spurred by the leadership of entrepreneurial women and Nigeria’s cultural cachet around Africa and the world, the country’s fashion magazine industry has found a receptive audience......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytNov 4th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: Worried? Transform it into “productive paranoia”

Angst. What will go wrong? Anything, anytime, anywhere. Fact is that none of us can predict the future. We do not know the unknown. Traditional risk avoidance and risk mitigation in our companies may not work. What can? Jim Collins, author of the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Leadership Lesson: How do great leaders build great organizations? See 7 ways

No secret. Successful organizations are created by successful leaders. How? These leaders have a set of positive characteristics that define their companies. And, we know that weak leaders stir up dysfunctional organizations. What are the positive charac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: Business stale? “The Spirit of Inquiry” rebirths creativity

Why? Small children will ask “why?” – and sometimes another “why?” to the answer. This is a primary way that kids learn. Adults, too. We want to know the answers to many questions. The spark to inquire is ignited by an inborn curiosity abou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: Bumpy or smooth? The road from dream to done

Brainstorm. You have an idea for a new product or service. You might be an entrepreneur with a startup business. Or, more likely, an “intrapreneur” – an entrepreneur inside a larger organization. In either case, don’t build the idea. Yet. Be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: No doors in your organizational silo? How to get in (and out)

Silo. That part of an organization which is cut off, isolated, not a collaborator, and refrains from teamwork. More interested in self-preservation than the welfare of the company. Does not allow information to flow into nor out of the organization eas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: 16 signs of how "Good Leader" mutates into "Bad Leader"

Constantly we read about good leaders who become great leaders. How often, though, do we hear about good leaders gone bad? Great leaders conquer stress. But bad leaders cave to stress. Why? Having gone through good times, they are unable to handle the st.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2018

Now on Broadway: SpongeBob ChauvinistPants

What lesson can a relentlessly optimistic fry cook from Bikini Bottom impart about leadership? The wrong one, it turns out. There’s a heroic leader in the Broadway musical, but it’s not SpongeBob......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 14th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: The dark side of hypergrowth

Exciting. Marketing programs are working. Sales are accelerating. Profits are growing. Production is ramping up. Staffing is climbing. The vision is coming true. And the organization is abuzz. Our future seems assured. Not necessarily. What are th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: How many assets are you wasting? More than you think

Too little? Truth is that we often have too many unused assets in our corporations, organizations, and small businesses – and are unaware of it. There is a cost associated with excess: cash, investment, space, staffing, real estate, and more. Look.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Leadership Lesson: The missing link – what is your higher standard?

Plateaued? You know that you have more capabilities and capacities in you. And in your organization. But you feel frozen. You have been successful several times and are now coasting, along with your organization. Time to move forward. Toward what? .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

The surprising story behind Trader Joe"s 19-cent bananas

It teaches a valuable lesson in leadership — it's all about listening......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

The surprising story behind Trader Joe"s 19-cent bananas

It teaches a valuable lesson in leadership — it's all about listening......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

The CEO of Vimeo landed the job at 34 — and she learned a huge leadership lesson in her first 12 months at the top

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud got t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2018

The One Lesson from the James Comey Interview that Leaders Absolutely Cannot Ignore

Forget what the ex-FBI director said about Trump. Remember what he said about hubris......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

With a New Apology, Starbucks"s CEO Just Taught an Important Lesson in Leadership

With His New Apology, Starbucks's CEO Just Taught an Important Lesson in Leadership.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 16th, 2018