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What are the Characteristics of a Good Boss for You?

What are the Characteristics of a Good Boss for You?

Leadership

What makes a good boss for you? Notice I did not ask what makes a good boss. I asked what makes a good boss for you! This is very individualistic.... read more

Don’t Call Us Bossy: Encouraging Girls To Lead By Banning the Word “Bossy”

Don’t Call Us Bossy: Encouraging Girls To Lead By Banning the Word “Bossy”

Leadership

Women make up 50 percent of the population, yet we are only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs, 17 percent of board seats and 19 percent in Congress, despite earning... read more

Digital Era Success: 5 Building Blocks

Digital Era Success: 5 Building Blocks

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Many people are trying to wrap their brains around the applications and implications of social and digital technologies, particularly from professional and organizational perspectives. In addition to questions about the... read more

12 Most Thrilling “T” Trademarks of Great Leaders

12 Most Thrilling “T” Trademarks of Great Leaders

Leadership

“One of the greatest talents of all is the talent to recognize and to develop talent in others.” ~ Frank Tyger. I welcome all of you talented readers who have... read more

Four Leadership Lessons from George Clooney’s Kowalski in Gravity

Four Leadership Lessons from George Clooney’s Kowalski in Gravity

Leadership

Last night, I watched the Academy Award-winning movie, Gravity. I was riveted by the effects and storyline, but what moved me most as an entrepreneur, was Clooney’s brief but memorable... read more


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Leadership and Creativity to Win the Fight Between Man and Machine

Leadership and Creativity to Win the Fight Between Man and Machine

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In the next decade, machines will increasingly replace the human workforce. Since Jef Bezos shared his ideas on drone delivery for Amazon packages, the whole idea of robots stealing our... read more

The New Digital Divide: Thoughts for Leaders and Laggards

The New Digital Divide: Thoughts for Leaders and Laggards

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For most of the early part of the Digital Era, we viewed the digital divide primarily in demographic terms such as geography, socioeconomic status, and age (see this Wikiepedia entry for details).... read more

Leaders: Get the Most From Your Team

Leaders: Get the Most From Your Team

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The best teams are greater than the sum of their parts. But for that to happen, they need a leader who can inspire and motivate every member to fulfill their... read more

From "Selfie-ism" to Teamwork

From “Selfie-ism” to Teamwork

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You’ve probably heard of the term “Selfie”, recently added to the Oxford English Dictionary online (in August of 2013). You may even have watched the Oscars where Ellen DeGeneres took... read more

Employee Motivation is Critical for Business Success - Tips and Advice

Employee Motivation is Critical for Business Success – Tips and Advice

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Employee Motivation is the inner desire to take action that usually stems from some form of self-interest. Motivating your Employees, on the other hand, involves getting them to do what... read more

Women: Don’t Sabotage Your Career with These Childhood Mistakes

Women: Don’t Sabotage Your Career with These Childhood Mistakes

Leadership

Ten years ago, I first read a fantastic book by Lois Frankel called Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, which was about unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their... read more

Are Your Employees Working Like a Dog, or Dogging It at Work?

Are Your Employees Working Like a Dog, or Dogging It at Work?

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My wife and I have three lazy dogs.   Given the choice, I know Ozzy, Olivia and Toby would like to be out chasing the deer, elk, and fox that run... read more

Five Ways to Motivate your Team to Harvest Low-Hanging Fruit

Five Ways to Motivate your Team to Harvest Low-Hanging Fruit

Leadership

The best ideas to improve organizations come from engaging those closest to the work. Good ideas usually do not just pop into people’s heads (unless they are in the shower,... read more

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Becoming a Leader at Work

Leadership

Most of us strive to become leaders. We want to do something great, be respected by our peers, make more money and acquire more responsibility. Overall, we want to make... read more

Do Your Leadership Skills Pass The Dinner Table Test?

Do Your Leadership Skills Pass The Dinner Table Test?

Leadership

I’ve been around a lot of leaders – some great, some not so great, and some who are amazing. The differentiator? The amazing leaders always pass the dinner table test.... read more