When the Falcon Heavy, made by daring entrepreneur Elon Musk and his SpaceX company, roared from the launching pad on February 6, 2018, in the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, it was … [Read more...]
Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Facebook Execs and Adam Grant Tell You How
Sure, people quit their boss. But they are increasingly quitting because of this--something smart leaders can prevent.
Given the talent wars we're engaged in and the cost of bringing new talent in, employee retention has become the Golden Goose. So advice on how to keep superstar employees from … [Read more...]
TV’s Highest Paid Woman Followed the Most Empowering Piece of Advice You’ll Hear Today
Star of Grey's Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo just inked a $20+ million deal and will have you thinking about how you value yourself.
Everyone wants to find ways to be more respected and avoid feeling ordinary and small at work. The unfortunate truth is that circumstances don't always cooperate on this front; it … [Read more...]
Elon Musk Just Gave a 1-Sentence Lesson In Accountability (While Explaining How Much He Gets Paid)
Even with a track record of bold announcements, Musk may have just lapped them all.
Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his … [Read more...]
This Super Bowl Coach Ignited Nick Foles’s Performance By Doing 1 Research-Backed Thing
The turnaround performance of the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback traces back to a wily adjustment made by his coach, Doug Pederson--a play you can run for your team too.
The Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback, the igniter of a great team performance that earned him Super Bowl MVP, the man who got sage pre-game wisdom from a hall-of-fame … [Read more...]
Nick Foles’s Pre-Game Text From Drew Brees Is a 3-Word Secret for Succeeding Under Pressure
The Super Bowl MVP had a hidden play in the playbook--one you can build into your pressure cooker event pre-game routine.
Nick Foles had all kinds of weapons at his disposal for the Super Bowl in what turned out to be a total team performance. Two incredibly skilled running backs to hand the ball off … [Read more...]
Want to Raise Successful Kids Who Aren’t Perfectionists? This 27-Year, 41,000-Person Study Shows How
The study shows the wrong kind of youth movement--one of rising perfectionism. Here's why it's bad, and what to do.
I'd hazard a guess that one out of every three interview respondents uses "I'm just too much of a perfectionist" as the weakness to talk about in interviews--as if it were an okay … [Read more...]
I Left My Corporate Job-and Discovered This 1 Surprising Downside
I couldn't be happier in my entrepreneurial life, but I urge you to learn from me and act now on this one wistful realization.
About a year and a half ago, I made the leap. I left my corporate job, and many things became very clear to me--I even wrote about it in an article that went … [Read more...]
#MeToo Has Left Me Uncertain How to Help (as a Man). Oprah Just Clarified
Oprah Winfrey delivered a hallmark speech at the Golden Globes that left a mark on me--and gave me direction.
Every once in a while you can viscerally feel when you're witnessing a moment. Watching Oprah Winfrey hold sermon over the Hollywood unwashed at the Golden Globes certainly … [Read more...]
A Famous Chef Asked for Michelin Guide to Exclude Him. Here’s What It Teaches Us About Rating Employees
A stand-out chef stood up and said "Enough!" to the industry standard numerical performance measurement system. Here's why you should be wary of the same.
In the culinary world, getting a three-star Michelin rating is the equivalent of winning a gold medal in the Olympics (or getting all four chairs to turn around in The Voice I … [Read more...]
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