Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. But in 1995, when the company launched, it was an online book retailer. The key to Amazon's success? Founder Jeff Bezos. His unique managing style has spurred company evolution and innovation since its birth.
Rarely is a great leader born. Developing leadership capacity and the "must have" leadership characteristics does not happen by accident. Organizations cannot sit back and hope leaders develop.
Successful entrepreneurs are the ones who think the most creatively, not only in their initial product or service, but more importantly all through the stages of growth from startup to maturity. But even the best of them can easily slip into some bad decision habits that limit or hurt their business, due to natural human tendencies and the pressures of business challenges.
There are certain core characteristics the majority of leaders possess. However, there are also an additional set of characteristics that define transformational leaders—leaders that have the ability to make an impact on organizational growth.
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.
At some point in their life, hopefully everyone strives to be the best in their chosen profession. Most people think that being the best requires more intelligence, more training, and more experience. In reality, in business or even in sports, the evidence is conclusive that it is as much about how you think, as what you do.
Running a successful online business can allow for time flexibility and earning power, things which are hard to come by these days. Gaining the freedom of time and income should be a goal of every entrepreneur. Turn these tips into daily habits and you should see an improvement...
Great leaders not only understand how to engage and inspire their teams to get the best results—they understand the need to create participatory and collaborative processes that develop the abilities of the next generation of leaders.
Developing your leadership capacity is moving beyond focusing on the day to day operations and expanding your decision making process to focus on long term strategies that are able to sustain business over time.
What if you could leap tall buildings in a single bound? What if you had x-ray vision? What if you could fly? We all wish we could harness our superpowers and do amazing things. In this article, I'll show you how to harness your superpowers.