It only takes five minutes for narcissists to reveal themselves in the office. As you may already know, the classic definition of a narcissist has fallen out of favor in recent years. Over the last decade
When your company is growing, everything you do today can impact what you will do tomorrow. That's why it's so critical to lay a strong foundation for culture, communication, and processes. This requires
The labor market is tight right now, and the candidate pool is shrinking by the day. It seems like everyone has a job, and in order to find and recruit good talent you have to figure out a strategy on
By default, anyone who owns a business or manages a team has the title of leader, but in my consulting experience, I find that just having the title doesn't make most of us a true example of the word.
Health Care Startup Announces New Digital Trial and Lays Blueprint for Changing the $3.5 Trillion Health Care Industry
Smart entrepreneurs and business leaders will take note of this startup's quest to redefine the health care industry--and the ripple effects it could send across all industries. If one word best captures
A Panera Employee Says She Was Fired After Her Video Went Viral. Her Response Is a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence
What would you do if you got fired after posting a video outing your employer--a video that went viral and was seen by millions of people? That's what happened recently to a Panera employee, identified
Whether you're struggling to get off the ground or trying to scale a successful business, you may reach a point when "leveling up" requires extra support. An objective third party, such as a business can
Over the last 25 years, I have worked with and coached thousands of business owners across the country to help them grow and scale their businesses. And along the way I have had my fair share of business
Have you ever wished you could go back and do things differently in your life? Regardless of your age, and whether in your career or personal life, there are probably choices you made, or attitudes you
Most people revel in the spookiness of Halloween, but for business owners, the really scary things are likely to happen after October. Viewed by superstitious investors as the month of the "October Effect,"
I can't remember exactly who said it, and it seems to be untraceable in terms of Google searches. The tip is that there are times in life when you might feel stuck, and it's best to get moving any way
As businesses grow, their impact on and involvement in a community tend to increase as well, whether by creating employment opportunities, supporting policy or partnering with a charitable organization
When you read non-fiction penned by smart people who've learned important lessons you can accelerate your own path to wisdom and success. The habit of reading books is like a workout for the mind. Researchers
What stands out the most on college applications other than GPA? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
As an enterprising kid, when life handed you a bag of lemons, you did what came naturally: You made -- and sold -- lemonade. And you probably navigated the business world pretty well, negotiating for from
Achieving astounding growth is all in a day's work for the leaders of America's fastest-growing, privately held companies. Here are their secrets. At the core of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)'s mission
So it's no wonder their recruiters are picky. A resume with a typo in it is automatically rejected. But a more subtle problem with your resume could also get you axed from consideration: excessive length.
How Do Top Leaders Reduce Turnover and Boost Productivity in the Age of Robots? The Answer Will Surprise You
Let me start with an honest question--perhaps one that may raise an eyebrow: Does love belong in the workplace? No, not the inappropriate kind that will send you straight to HR. When I first heard of idea
What you say, what you type, and how you communicate says a lot about you and your expertise. Sprinkle in unusual words and people might sit up and notice, although your word choices can also alienate
In my experience as a business consultant, I find than most people still believe that technology drives business disruption. I'm more convinced that technology merely enables disruption, and changing interests
For a business owner, finding and hiring talent can be one of the most important (and hardest) parts of the job. And the reality is that even after you find the "one" you can still run into trouble down
I used to let bitterness take hold of me years ago. It was shortly after being downsized in the corporate world. I took everything personally...and it impacted my personality. Bitterness is like a mood-altering
I'm walking down the street in Washington, DC on the phone. Despite me trying to suppress the sobs, my father picks up on the fact that I'm crying. "Quit," he says succinctly. "Just quit and come on down
When you think about some of the most successful CEOs, it's natural to wonder how they have time for it all. Warren Buffett allegedly reads as many as 500 pages per day. Steve Jobs founded Apple and turned