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Be a Successful Leader by Being Yourself - It Worked for Pope Francis.

Be a Successful Leader by Being Yourself – It Worked for Pope Francis.

Leadership

He was once a bouncer at a nightclub.  He admits to accidental cursing.  And drives an old car. How surprised are you that I’m talking about the Pope? Yes –... read more

Why Being Superwoman is More Important than Ever

Why Being Superwoman is More Important than Ever

Leadership

I read a blog post that was written just in time for International Women’s Day by a woman who said in her effort to be Superwoman she had gained 50... read more

The Rise, and Rise of the Chief Data Officer (CDO)

The Rise, and Rise of the Chief Data Officer (CDO)

Leadership

I once wrote that one of a business leader’s most valuable assets is also the least likely to be quantified. How does a chief accountant measure what inspires a customer?... read more

How Honest Are You With Yourself?

How Honest Are You With Yourself?

Leadership

Before you can truly be honest with others, you must be totally honest with yourself. It all starts with you. Sure you can claim to be honest with others but unless you... read more

3 Performance Killers Leaders Should Watch for and Stop

3 Performance Killers Leaders Should Watch for and Stop

Leadership

Performance killers are a reality, but it is up to an organization’s leadership to be on the watch for such behaviour.  In fact, it is essential for managers to be... read more


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What are the Characteristics of a Good Boss for You?

What are the Characteristics of a Good Boss for You?

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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

Leadership

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

Leadership and Creativity to Win the Fight Between Man and Machine

Leadership and Creativity to Win the Fight Between Man and Machine

Leadership

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

Leadership

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

Leadership

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

Leadership

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