Archive for the ‘Self- development’ Category

In a new book on fixing the U.S. health care system, my good friend Dr. David Lawrence discusses the need for leadership and discusses the attributes of some great leaders. I was particularly struck by his comments about the very strong leadership capabilities of one of our most admired presidents; Abraham Lincoln.

There are many types of inspirational leaders and you can follow different examples. How to inspire staff and employees all depends on what you mean by “inspire.” Essentially, the main purpose of inspiration is to get everyone pulling in the same direction in a cooperative fashion. The direction, of course, is to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization.

Knowing when it's time to take a break from running your business can help you prevent meltdown or even business failure.

Have you got what it takes to win in corporate life? Here's 5 reality-checks to get you moving in the right direction.

When you are seeking out new clients, impressions based on appearance are sometimes nearly as important as your actual background and skills. While speech and dress are crucial elements in presentation, there are some less subtle ways to boost your image as a legitimate business.

There are some minor differences between negotiating online and negotiating offline, so we`re going to be comparing the two and also offering some general advice to help you with negotiations both online and offline.

The truth is that you can learn, and teach, innovation as well as you can teach marketing or leadership. You just need to understand how it works.

Change is everywhere. Whether you like it or not, you will experience some transitions, both major and minor, in your lifetime. Changes in an office setting is not an exception.

Recognizing problems early can save a lot of work later on down the road. Sometimes you have to see the signs and fix things before it’s too late.

Procrastination is a seriously bad habit that most of us have. Productivity in the workplace is hampered by this attitude. Projects and tasks get delayed by this and the efficiency of the workplace is compromised because of the minimal work being done.