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LeadershipNow 140: January 2015 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2015 that you might have missed: Some of the Things I've Learned - What Will Matter by @Josephson0 Why Culture and Leadership Matter for Disruptive Innovation by James daSilva via @SBLeaders From...Show More Summary

The Surprising Success We Find in Failure

How Pivoting Can Snatch a Big Win from Near Defeat. We often look at successful people, hearing their stories of failure, and think they succeeded in spite of the fact that they failed. But that’s not true. Successful people and organizations don’t succeed despite failure. Show More Summary

How to Persuade Your Employees During a Crisis

When things get bad, you need to be able to convince your employees to follow your advice. Find out how to get your message across when no one wants to listen.

3 Surprising Theories on the Lack of Women in Tech

Women are underrepresented in computer science jobs, yes, but that's not the whole story.

See Which Super Bowl Ads Are Already Going Viral

The online versions of this year's Super Bowl commercials are setting the Internet on fire.

Storytelling 101: 3 Tips for Creating Compelling Content Marketing

Be it a feature film, a 30-second commercial or a tweet, there's no denying the impact of content that captures audience attention and genuinely engages them.

Candy Crush's Mobile Guru Predicts the Future

Tommy Palm, a five-time startup founder who helped fuel King's wild success in the video game industry, explains how he thinks an effective company should run--and the technologies of the future he'd bet on.

What a Study of 14,000 Businesses Reveals About How You Should Spend Your Time

You've heard that you need to be "close to the customer", but a new study reveals founders should actually keep their distance in order to maximize the value of their company.

Season 3, Episode 3: The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast]

6 Steps for Resolving Poor Hiring Decisions. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process. Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step […]

The Top Seven Reasons Your Successful Start-up Will Fail

Failure is bad enough, but failing at success--now that's really bad. Here's how you can avoid the pitfalls of success.

How to Work With a Spouse or Partner

If you work with your significant other, make sure to establish clear roles.

10 Rules for Future-Proofing Yourself

The most common problem that modern professionals face is a lack of risk tolerance and a resistance to change. Scott Steinberg writes in Make Change Work for You, Scott Steinberg offers ten rules that successful people follow to future-proof themselves. Show More Summary

Make That 'Oh, #!@' Moment Work to Your Advantage

As an entrepreneur, you will make mistakes. Embrace them--and even use them to optimize your goals.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader

Everyone makes mistakes, but leaders are held accountable to a much higher standard for their mistakes. Avoid the following seven common mistakes made by leaders.

Talent Management Tips for 2015

There's good news and bad news for business leaders as 2015 unfolds.

How to Prove Your Naysayers Wrong

Your naysayers can be your greatest gift in leadership and in honing the quality of your results.

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