If you really want to have an impact at work, you have to be able to influence in all directions in your organization; up (with your boss), down (with your employees), and across … [Read more...]
The 1 Best Tip for Succeeding in 5 Key Roles You Play at Work
You wear so many hats—might as well wear them well.
In my new book, Leading from the Middle: A Playbook for Managers to Influence Up, Down, and Across the Organization, I discuss the fact that we’ve taken on multiple roles and wear … [Read more...]
6 Not-So-Obvious Reasons Seemingly Happy Employees Quit
Learn to spot these subtle signs to avoid the heartaches and headaches of sudden employee exits
Finding talent is hard. Losing it is hard to take. It's even harder when you feel blindsided. You already know why disgruntled employees turn sour--a terrible boss, … [Read more...]
If Bill Gates Praises Warren Buffett for this 1 Leadership Ability, It’s Probably Worth Copying
Bill Gates pointed out an often overlooked (but crucial) leadership skill in his friend Warren Buffett. Here are six ways to build it.
There’s no shortage of keys to remarkable leadership or critical leadership values to uphold. But Bill Gates just pointed out one of the most overlooked (and … [Read more...]
Jeff Bezos Says This Is the Single Biggest Sign That Someone Is Intelligent (It’s Counterintuitive)
Amazon's Bezos points out what pinpoints the smartest people -- and it's not what you'd think
There are plenty of opinions about what makes for the smartest people. I give more credence to those who judge from a place of having intense smarts and … [Read more...]
Amazon’s Been Killing This Retailer. Now, the Retailer Is Posting 40 Percent Gains Thanks to 1 Genius Move
The retailer turning heads in its battle with Amazon just might surprise you.
Nobody can accurately count the number of businesses that have taken serious lumps from Amazon and the wily moves of its CEO. Amazon has been indiscriminate in who … [Read more...]
Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter Reveals What Makes a Role-Model Leader in 1 Sentence
A wise observation from an even wiser leadership guru. He's still churning out nuggets
Confession. I love to write about big names in the news because you love to read about them. Admittedly, writing about Elon Musk is wearing thin on me. Sharing lessons from Warren … [Read more...]