6 Reasons Not To Give Up On Your Dreams

March 31 , 2014

There comes a time in the life of most entrepreneurs when the challenges seem overwhelming. You’ve suffered one setback after another and you seriously think about throwing in the towel.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Dreams, dreams, Goals, goals, inspiration, Inspiration

How to simplify your future

March 27 , 2014

We live in a volatile world, so the future makes many people nervous, instead of excited. Here's how to increase the odds your future will be bright:

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Efficiency, efficiency, Productivity, productivity

Change from the Inside Out

March 24 , 2014

Is change coming at you from the outside in, or the inside out? My experience in working with top leaders from business, government and education on five different continents is that the majority of change comes to us from the outside in. For example, when a new law is passed, we have to make...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, Personality, personality, Social Impact

There's No Getting Around It: Communication Counts

March 20 , 2014

No matter who you talk to or what you read, at the heart of every major issue lies the same problem. As the prison warden in Cool Hand Luke said so well, " What we've got here is ... failure to communicate."

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Good Habits, good habits, Insights, insights, Skills, skills

The Power of the Word "Yet"

March 17 , 2014

Suppose your boss pulls you aside and tells you: "You don't have the right skills for the project."

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Success, success

Organizational Attention Deficit Disorder

March 13 , 2014

Many leaders in large organizations manage global teams. The group may include contract workers, or team members from a merger. Face-to-face interactions aren’t always possible. Getting a group in sync with the project’s goals can be a job in and of itself. As a result of these and other obstacles,...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Efficiency, efficiency, Productivity, productivity

The Secret to Personal Power

March 10 , 2014

There is such a thing as personal power, but most people haven't encountered it even remotely. That's because their notion of personal power aims at the wrong goal. They define a powerful person as someone with money and status who can exert his will over others. Such a person is imagined to be...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Leadership, Your Career, your career

What it Really Takes to Succeed

March 06 , 2014

The modern marketplace demands that people possess a wide range of skills. But what core qualities are truly essential to career advancement, regardless of industry or job?

Filed Under: Goals, goals, Good Habits, good habits, Insights, insights, Skills, skills

Success with a Moral Compass

March 03 , 2014

Nothing worthwhile in life comes easy. You will never see success without hard work, determination and the ability to make tough decisions. Sometimes you have to be ruthless for the sake of the company, your employees and, of course, yourself.

Filed Under: Career Advice, Decision Making, decision making, Good Habits, good habits, Success, success