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.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_107.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSI’ve interviewed a number of people who’ve run multi-billion dollar companies. But this might be the first time I’ve interviewed someone who’s LOST a multi-billion dollar business. At the age of 26, and fresh out of Harvard Business School, Warwick Fairfax made a successful play…
If you’ve ever tried to use Myers Briggs in your organization, you know the problem with it. It’s just too complicated. Most people can’t remember which of the 16 personality types they are
This week I had a chance to talk to Rich Berens, the CEO and Chief Client Fanatic of Root Inc. (seriously, the best job title I’ve ever heard),
This week I got the chance to chat with Kevin Kruse, the founder and CEO of LEADx, a company that offers a leadership development
http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_103.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSMost leadership development is leadership training — you go to a class, listen to the teacher, take some notes, do a few exercises, and then you’re done. And there’s nothing wrong with that. It can work. The problem is that I think we all know that…
My guest this week is executive coach, Kim Ades. She shared a memorable story about a client of hers who came to her after he’d been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.