Remember when a phone was just a phone, and the most distracting thing it did was ring? Now, you can't get through a conversation, meal, or project without checking your inbox, retweeting a picture, or responding to a text.
The tech sector is a notoriously difficult place to be a woman. A congressional report shows that only 7% of women-founded businesses receive venture capital funding.
Successful companies understand that achieving success is about addressing larger culture issues within the organization. Getting your organizational culture right is what leads to building a high performance work environment. This starts with leadership.
As managers and leaders, we create (consciously or unconsciously) dozens of "training" moments for our people, every day. Our people watch our every move, drawing...
For years we've been told by "experts" that there are certain all-encompassing principles that will get you through the bad times and make your business a success.
If you’re like a lot of small business owners, you’ll eventually get to a point in your career where you’re ready to sell the...
One of the recurring themes to pop into my head while running in the last month was the similarity between how I was progressing as a runner and how I could potentially apply the same mindset to running my company.
The first step to increasing your personal and professional competence is to understand you have not arrived. If you believe you have no room to grow, you won't grow. Once you see there are areas for improvement in your life, growing your competence in those areas is really quite simple.
A recent Harvard Business Review article by Marc de Swaan Arons, Frank van den Driest, and Keith Weed, uncovers what it takes to be a high-performing company. The Marketing2020 study has some excellent observations from which any sized business or nonprofit organization can benefit.
Becoming indispensable to your company is not a quick and easy task. You must be dedicated to this agenda for the duration of your career. It takes time, but these steps can only help you to succeed.