If one of your company's predominate goals is to remain on the cutting edge of innovation, then you are not only going to have to hire some brilliant minds, but you are also going to have to engage your target market.
Leadership and management are two of the most difficult tasks any manager needs to do in today's organization. The new rules of work mandate that hierarchical ways of bossing people around will no longer work. Against such a backdrop, how does one engage one's team members effectively and impactfully?
No matter how much they want to reward their employees, many leaders just don’t have the financial resources to give out much-deserved raises and bonuses. Fortunately, according to Todd Patkin, you don’t need to spend a cent to show your people beyond a shadow of a doubt that you care about them and appreciate their hard work.
Achievements are often less dependent on your technical know-how and more dependent on how you organize and think. Michael Feuer shares five tips on how focus, discipline, and commitment look like in practice.
Part of being a leader is telling your team members how their performances are measuring up. Whether you’re handing out praise or facing a you-need-to-improve conversation, here are five tips by author of "How to Lead by The Book", Dave Anderson, that will help you make the most of your feedback.
No, you can’t download good old-fashioned common sense onto your phone or tablet… but you can develop it with practice. Michael Feuer, author of "The Benevolent Dictator", offers a few commonsense guidelines no one should do business without.
According to Dr Linda Henman, author of "Landing in the Executive Chair", company top dogs who actually earn their money are easy to spot.
Confronting poor performers in your organization can be nerve-wracking, difficult, and confusing. But according to author of "How to Lead by THE BOOK", Dave Anderson, it is possible to approach these conversations with love, respect, and the promise of improvement while boosting your business in the process.
For any team, the only acceptable result should be winning. But all too often, things don’t go as planned—and when first this project and then that project veer off course, teams start showing signs of a disease that can kill execution. John Hamm describes how the disease of “failing elegantly” can infect your organization and how to cure it.
To improve creativity, Nigel Collin says you need to provide your creatives with the right environment that will support and stimulate their creativity - a Zoo. Collin will be speaking at the upcoming ad:tech Singapore conference later this week.
Being creative is sexy, says Nigel Collin. Collin will be speaking at the upcoming ad:tech Singapore conference, happening on Jun 16-17 next week.
This amusing yet informative video by the Center for Organizational Performance about kids playing football shows the many issues that plague companies, but also how to solve them.
Innovative gadgets and mobile devices have brought great ease and efficiency to the workplace, but they’ve also become huge time-wasters. Phil Cooke, author of "Jolt! Get the Jump on a World That’s Constantly Changing", has five suggestions to help you quit wasting time and boost productivity.
Email consumes enormous amounts of time, yet we rarely think about strategies to use it more effectively. Phil Cooke, author of "Jolt! Get the Jump on a World That’s Constantly Changing", shares some ideas to gain some ground in the daily email war.
If you are a business owner who is not an expert in web development, finding someone (or an agency) you can trust to build your website is critical. Founder of web development firm Pixafy, Uri Foox, shares eleven questions to ask your would-be developers before you make a decision.
Jeff Kortes, author of the book "No Nonsense Retention", shares some tips on how to retain the human assets you've worked so hard to acquire.
If your employees don’t trust leaders, they won’t feel safe—and when they don’t feel safe, they spend all their creative energy covering their butts. (Hint: This is terrible for business!) The new book, Unusually Excellent, offers some tips on how to build your employee “trust fund”…starting now.
Some employers feel that they can probably get away with a lowball offer, and many job hunters will grab it just so they can have a job. The truth is there are ways to get the job and still get what you want.
Susan Gunelius, President and CEO of marketing communications company KeySplash Creative, Inc, and the author of multiple business books including "30-Minute Social Media Marketing", answers som questions on how small businesses can approach social media marketing.
In the world of sales, trust is king. You can advertise, promote, tweet, post, blog and sell like Dale Carnegie on steroids, but if you haven’t built trust with your potential customer, it’s truly a waste of good resources, says Marsha Friedman, author of 'Celebritize Yourself'.