Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

Consider starting a new company in a realm in which you have no experience. Before you run for the hills, keep reading. When done the right way, this risk can pay off with big rewards. I’ll illustrate how — and how not to — succeed when venturing into the unknown when starting a business.

Get the right people in your business and then figure out what exactly their jobs will entail. Tips on management, company culture, and hiring great people.

When a person realizes that they have a particular strength or have accomplished a particular feat, it is a natural tendency for them to look for ways to put that talent or experience to work.

As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.

attracting, developing and retaining the right people for your business is a lot more like a chess game. Good strategy keeps you in the game against formidable odds.

Taking on a leadership role is not an easy task; being successful at it? Even more difficult. Finding the time to tune-in may seem impossible considering your busy schedule.

“Employee wellness” seems to be a hot issue these days as healthcare is on the national agenda and companies are looking to be more attractive to potential employees

Sales leaders should consider that their top performers have a slightly easier ride than others. The star salesperson may have slightly more attention from the team leader, may get slightly more leads (as the leader sees they have the best chance of converting them into sales), and feels a certain respons

More and more in recent times I’ve found myself turning the notion of business failure over in my mind. Mainly because, even at the pinnacle moments of success, we all still have that little pinch or pang of fear that it might just go wrong. In some respects, this isn’t always a bad thing – indeed I would be an advocate of nurturing a little edginess to stay sharp... however, the extreme fear factor is one to watch.

John Hennessy, the President of Stanford University, made quite a splash recently when he publicly predicted the death of the lecture hall as university education takes advantage of online capabilities.