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Managers: Your Key To Bridging the Gap

Managers: Your Key To Bridging the Gap

Leadership

One of the widest and most damaging gaps in an organization exists between managers and their teams. A sure sign of this problem occurs when we hear the terms “them”... read more

Destructive Leadership Practices: Is Your CEO in Denial?

Destructive Leadership Practices: Is Your CEO in Denial?

Leadership

We have a saying around here. We only work with “enlightened leaders.” I started saying that after a particularly challenging consulting exercise. I was working with a growing technology company.... read more

leadership advice from oscar-nominated directors

Leadership Advice from This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Directors

Leadership

Developing a distinct visual identity is one of the biggest challenges marketers face as they begin video marketing. External obstacles are ever-present: incredible competition, instantaneous market changes, and fickle audiences.... read more

Famous Digital Failures Who Followed Their Dreams

Famous Digital Failures Who Followed Their Dreams

Leadership

When job seeking, there are times when everyone feels like they’re constantly hitting a brick wall. Your inbox is filled with apologetic rejection emails, or sometimes not even that. It... read more

Why? Who? Where?  3 Tips For Organizing A Successful Retreat

Why? Who? Where? 3 Tips For Organizing A Successful Retreat

Leadership

Consider an average workday and all the things that break your concentration and decrease productivity:  email messages, co-workers, endless meetings, and phone calls.  Some days, it’s a wonder any work... read more


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Confronting the Career-Development Conundrum: 5 Tips for Busy Managers

Confronting the Career-Development Conundrum: 5 Tips for Busy Managers

Leadership

Career development appears at the top of many lists. Unfortunately, they tend to be lists focused on what employees desperately want but are not getting from managers. As for managers,... read more

Digital Leadership: Opportunities for Cities, States, and Regions

Digital Leadership: Opportunities for Cities, States, and Regions

Leadership

Recently my adopted home, Chicago, was written up in The Economist as a great place for digital start-ups. Although Chicago is the third-largest metropolitan area in the United States, I... read more

6 Leadership Skills Managers Need for Tomorrow

6 Leadership Skills Managers Need for Tomorrow

Leadership

Become a Better Manager Today The art of management is evolving as office culture and businesses realize the ills of old-fashioned management styles and adapt to the new trends in... read more

How to Run a Virtual Team with Comfort

How to Run a Virtual Team with Comfort

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Working with a remote team can be more effective than working in a common office, if you stay organized and stay in touch. Virtual offices have a variety of benefits... read more

4 Ways Women Hold Themselves Back

4 Ways Women Hold Themselves Back

Leadership

People like to blame childbearing and childrearing for the fact that there aren’t more women in executive-level positions. However, while the Mommy track does have something to do with women... read more

Coaching: Made Easy – Part 2

Coaching: Made Easy – Part 2

Leadership

This is the second of a two-part series on a topic that’s near and dear to leaders everywhere… but one that may have become overly complex and burdensome. In the... read more

A Call For Leaders: Bring Creativity Back To Your Culture!

A Call For Leaders: Bring Creativity Back To Your Culture!

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Stuck In Their Ways If your organisation feels downright stuck in its ways, and whatever you try to change, when any creative thoughts or ideas are stifled, what do you... read more

Keep Your Eye on the Ball…Useless or Useful Coaching Advice?

Keep Your Eye on the Ball…Useless or Useful Coaching Advice?

Leadership

I’m guessing you’ve either had this said to you at some point, or said it to someone else.  Seems pretty obvious advice, right?  But how do you check that someone... read more

How Solo-Entrepeneurs Can Take Guilt Free Vacations

How Solo-Entrepeneurs Can Take Guilt Free Vacations

Leadership

You are reading this while I am with my wife on a beach in Belize. It’s our first vacation (or “holiday” as the Europeans call it) of 2014. As a... read more

The Proper Way to Pass Judgment on Others

The Proper Way to Pass Judgment on Others

Leadership

Many of you probably know exactly where I’m headed with this, but it bears writing after watching someone I once respected pass harsh judgment on a number of people this... read more