IMAGINE CONDUCTING this experiment. Put five monkeys in a cage with a bunch of bananas hanging from the ceiling. Underneath the bananas, place a ladder just tall enough to reach them. read more
I normally don’t pull a bait-and-switch on my podcast guests. But this week I did. I was scheduled to interview Jacob Morgan about his new book The Future Leader: 9 Skills and Mindsets to Succeed in the Next Decade.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_115.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Confession: I was a little disappointed when I started reading this book and realized it was fiction. I thought I was reading a serious, non-fiction business book. But then I couldn’t put it down. And by the time I was done, it…
It wasn’t until Bobby Herrera was eighteen, in the Army and three weeks into boot camp, polishing his boots by flashlight at 11:30 p.m., that he began to re-evaluate the value of struggle in making him the leader he is today as the CEO of the Populus Group, one of the fastest-growing HR service companies…
John Mattone is one of the world’s top executive coaches, along side other legendary names like Tony Robbins, or Marshall Goldsmith, or John Maxwell. He’s coached some of the most admired CEOs in the world including Steve Jobs and former Pepsi CEO Roger Enrico. He’s the author of nine books
“People get more done when they enjoy their work. So, humor in the workplace isn’t about making work funny, or being the funniest person in the office. It’s about making work fun, and getting better results.”
Most company founding stories are boring. And that’s a shame. Because nobody ever quit their job and risked everything to start a new business for a boring reason. But if you read the company website
I got a surprising email in April of last year. It was from a woman named Meg Gibbons at a publishing company called Sourcebooks.
Joshua Spodek has five Ivy League degrees, including a Ph.D. in physics and an MBA from Columbia, is a bestselling author, and a professor at NYU.
When you’re trying to help your employees be more innovative, getting them to leave their office and do their work somewhere else might not be the first idea that comes to mind.