Supervisors are often the front line for shaping employee engagement and productivity as well as overseeing compliance with workplace policies like time tracking and leave of absence requests. Mishaps in these areas can create a lot of headaches for employers.
To a social entrepreneur, the status quo only means that someone, somewhere, abandoned the quest for true innovation. While other people unblinkingly follow the rules, social activists and trailblazers disregard conventional wisdom.
In a time of constant movement, constant communication, continual achievement, and an ongoing list of to-dos, at the end of the day we feel we'll never get ahead. It seems like our days are controlling us, rather than us controlling them.
Being a leader is not the same as being a manager. And while we've looked at qualities a true leader possesses, let's consider how to become a better leader—especially for those who are not lucky enough to be "born leaders".
According to the Kauffman Foundation, 45 percent of returning veterans start their own businesses. Veterans possess that unique combination of skills that makes them ideal entrepreneurs.
There are three simple things you must do to survive in business. None of them will put you out of business immediately. However, lack of attention in these three areas causes a slow death spiral and will eventually lead to business failure. Here are the things to pay attention to.
When a lot of people hear the word "philanthropy," they think about the 1%, America's multi-millionaires who have all the money they need and can afford to make large donations to their favorite charities.
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.
There are many qualities needed to be a good mentor. However, there are a few that stand out that I would like to share with you. Here are the top 5 characteristics I've seen in great mentors:
The best CEOs will tell you that they have learned more from their failures than they have from their successes. Here, we'll highlight the most regrettable mistakes made by some of the world's top CEOs, and what learnings can be gleaned from those mistakes.