It would be nice if decisions were always straightforward. But, a drive for clarity can actually be distracting when you’re trying to set priorities. Sometimes it’s helpful to be imprecise.
Management & Leadership
Getting ahead isn’t about kissing up to the boss. It’s about proving that you’re valuable. Here are three ways you can boost what you bring to your organization:
Not all entrepreneurs need a business plan. Most start-ups succeed because the founder had an authentic vision and clarity of purpose, not a well-written document.
Teams thrive on the tension created from diverse points of view. To get those varied opinions in your group, start by finding the biggest critics of the challenge you’re working on.
What many small businesses lack in budgets, they make up for in creative benefits.
It may seem difficult to evaluate the progress of your presentation while you’re giving it, but skilled speakers monitor the room.
When deciding whether to take a job or not, investigate the culture of the organization. Ask questions of the interviewer or others who know the institution. General ones like — “What’s the culture like?” or “Are people treated well?” — seldom work. You’re likely to get stock answers. Instead, ask questions that get at how the …
For the past two decades, I’ve been interviewing and observing successful C-level executives to discover the secrets of their success.
In a previous post, I documented the core beliefs of extraordinary bosses. Now it’s time …
In groups it’s often the non-expert, the outlier, or the person who isn’t in charge who has the most interesting idea. You need to structure ways to hear that person or you will always drown him out.