Originally published on Linkedin Pulse.
That’s the question on your long-time employees’ minds, and it’s the one you have to answer if you want to stem turnover and improve retention.
Discovered on Linkedin Pulse. Originally published on The Whole Brain Group blog.
As a business owner, I'm always trying to learn from the experience of other entrepreneurs, and that happens most often through reading their books. Here are the top books I buy in bulk and regularly recommend to clients and colleagues. Read them in any order - this just happens to be the order that I discovered them!
Originally posted on Linkedin Pulse.
Much of my career has been spent in entrepreneurial endeavors — from leadership roles at entrepreneurial organizations to building consulting practices. I'd even argue the work of being a journalist — in my case, a foreign correspondent — is at its essence entrepreneurial. In all these cases, you bear on your shoulders the responsibility of building something important and meaningful amid a greater than average risk of failure.
Originally posted on Linkedin Pulse
I don't get this whole strengths-based leadership thing. It smells funny. If you're a baby boomer, I bet it smells funny to you too. Were we completely wrong about "if you don't succeed try, try again"? I guess that's so last century since now we're all just going to win by doing what we're already good at, resulting in better, faster successes with fewer tries. This strengths-based thing is so compelling...reduces stress, reduces the need to train, reduces errors of all kinds, seems intuitive...Can we back up a minute? Remember when your mother told you "if it looks too good to be true, it probably is"? Here's why mom thinks this new trend may be a wolf in sheep's clothing for individuals and for companies...
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