If you think that leadership is about taking action and getting things done, you're wrong. Many people believe that "leadership" means getting out there and telling people what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. Nothing could be further from the truth. Show More Summary
No company is perfect. And your investors are going to discover your imperfections sooner or later. Here's why you should beat them to it. Everyone has a body feature, quirky trait, or embarrassing life event that they’re uncomfortable sharing. Show More Summary
Lumosity, the maker of online brain-training games, went from zero to 50 million users. Here's how they did it. “We think of it as a gym for the brain,” says Kunal Sarkar, CEO of San Francisco-based Lumosity. The company’s online games challenge users in five cognitive-skill areas--speed, memory, attention, flexibility, and problem solving. Show More Summary
Even if you've had a bad year, don't skip the holiday party scene. With the right approach, you can always turn a get-together into a great opportunity. When holiday party invitations land in your inbox, do you see them as a waste of...Show More Summary
Leaders don't become great through charisma or vision alone. At its core, leadership is about executing on ideas.
Online advertising is one of the lowest cost and easiest ways to reach an audience. Within minutes you can upload an advertisement and have it displayed to thousands of people across the Internet on web pages or on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn). Show More Summary
Is this meeting really necessary? “Sometimes deciding not to hold a meeting may be the best use of everyone’s valuable time.” Few managers would disagree with that statement, from the website of engineering-services organization PPD Consultants. Show More Summary
So you might as well write it down. Below is the restroom wall at design consultancy IDEO. It represents an easily-replicable collaboration strategy that caught our eyes -; and, yeah, made us laugh a little too. “IDEO encourages its employees to find inspiration by brainstorming ideas on the walls of its studios’ restrooms. Show More Summary
T'is the season to show your clients you care. After all, you wouldn't be in business without them. Check out these affordable ideas. Every company has a combination of clients that make everything you do worthwhile--and clients that make you reconsider (at least temporarily) why you got into this business. Show More Summary
Follow these tips from former sports agent and master negotiator Ron Shapiro, and you'll get to yes (almost) every time. Entrepreneurs are never finished pitching. From the day they first sell friends and family on a pie-in-the-sky business idea all the way through to the IPO roadshow, entrepreneurs must continually craft the perfect pitch. Show More Summary
When communication and trust break down among you and your top execs, you need to fix it fast. Here's how to get to the root of the problem. When stress is high and deadlines are tight, it's natural--and even OK--for a team to experience some tension. Show More Summary
The ALARMclock displays personal metrics — such as time left on Earth — to encourage users to get out of bed and do something about it.
Poland-based interactive agency 8k is allowing its clients to decide how much the work is worth and set their own price.
The Colorado college town was meticulously planned to make it one of the more livable cities out west. The unexpected result? A start-up in Shangri-La.
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Companies in the Sharing Economy offer a cheaper, more unique, consumer-controlled experience. It's no wonder they'll pull in a collective $350 billion this year. The sharing economy is tough not to love if you're a consumer. It is all about, well, sharing goods and services at a reasonable price. Show More Summary
Time management and self discipline have always been challenging at best and are the top skills that people struggle with the most. Inconsistency to plan, schedule, manage and control your time can sabotage your work day, affect your self esteem, your productivity and results on so many levels. Show More Summary
Sting, the elvish dagger belonging to one Bilbo Baggins, was forged in the realm of Gondolin while Middle Earth was young. They don’t make them like they used to, but there’s a mortal in the realm of Burbank, California who manages to...Show More Summary
Welcome to the new entrepreneurial status quo -- business owners who crave independence, not dominance. When you get to be my age, you realize that, in business at least, climate change is real. The environment for starting companies is constantly evolving. Show More Summary
What do you call a company that is growing rapidly, has hundreds of happy employees, and is worth hundreds of millions of dollars--but is still deeply troubled? You call it Etsy. The story of a distinctly 21st-century management challenge...Show More Summary