Strategic Leadership

Beware the sinister trap of circles

March 14, 2019
Dr. Jan Souman, of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, studied what happens to us when we have no map, no compass, no way to determine landmarks.

The word of the year is…

March 7, 2019
The Oxford English Dictionary’s choice reflects, as they describe it, “the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the passing year.”

Develop a positive explanatory style

February 25, 2019
  Positive people have a way of telling even sob stories in a way that reveals a silver lining. That’s called a “positive explanatory style.” Develop it with these 4 steps…

6 keys to cultivate a resilient team

February 14, 2019
Here are six hallmarks of a resilient team that understands how to manage stress, solve problems and bounce back from adversity.

Best flop ever!

February 10, 2019
Q. What business failure was the most educational for you?

Business works when you see beyond the obvious

January 10, 2019
If the first you know of a problem is when a system breaks down, it’s too late to avoid the fallout. On the other hand, if you take time to look closely you can see things aren’t running smoothly and you can take action to prevent them from getting worse.

Write empathetically to the public

January 10, 2019
Ken Sterling, executive vice president of BigSpeak, shares four tips for reaching out when the time comes to say “I’m sorry” on a large scale.

‘How will I recover from this one?’

January 3, 2019
To fully regain your credibility after making a major mistake, do these 5 things.

Reflect on finances for smarter savings

January 3, 2019
Personal-finance blogger Trent Hamm of the Christian Science Monitor offers five questions for you to ask to get a handle on the future.

Don’t make ‘rival’ a dirty word

December 13, 2018
Q. I just took over a small company and am considering befriending the main business rival in our area. In general, do you think that “keep your enemies close” game is worth playing?