Leadership Development

How much does a résumé lie matter?

April 11, 2019
Q. Recently, it came to light—only to me—that one of our star employees lied on his résumé six years ago to get the job. Our organization has a zero-tolerance policy on dishonesty, so I’m in a real bind here. This person’s production is really off the charts. Any advice?

The Leader’s Horoscope: How many business cards do you have?

April 11, 2019
What’s your sign?

“I’ll be happy when …” Is this you?

April 11, 2019
I’ll be happy when I get a new job … I’ll be happy when I get married … I’ll be happy when I make my first million … Sound familiar?

By the way… pay your taxes!

April 11, 2019
In case you need more motivation, here’s a list of famous tax evaders to serve as cautionary tales.

Should you write a book?

April 11, 2019
Thinking about writing your first book? As a successful business leader, you certainly have ideas and experiences to share. Here are some things to consider as you start your journey.

Rant at your peril—it never works

April 11, 2019
By their very nature rants are unplanned and instinctual; any solid advice of pre-announcement cool-down or discussion of a more productive and reasonable attack are likely lost as the dam gives way.

Work better by ‘managing delay’

April 4, 2019
Some tips for avoiding the quicksand of procrastination and turning it around.

4 signs that fear may be sabotaging your leadership potential

March 22, 2019
While learning to manage without fear is easier said than done, it may be the one critical element that separates an acceptable manager from a true leader that others want to follow.

Do you suffer from ‘workism’?

March 21, 2019
There has been some decrease in the workweek’s overall average, but wealthy, college-educated people are working more than ever.

Forget someone’s name? What NOT to do

March 20, 2019
Never guess. You’ll likely get it wrong.