How To Use Roadblocks As A Jumping-Off Point To Learn And Grow
March 08, 2019
Literal or figurative, roadblocks are a way of life in business. As someone who has worked at every level of my company, I’ve faced them countless times. While it's never fun...
Stop Dictating Edicts and Start Leading From the Front Line
March 06, 2019
Businesses may not be true democracies, but they don’t have to become dictatorships. In fact, leaders who lean on the input of their employees outperform those who maintain lone wolf personas.
Want to Be a Friend to Your Employees? Here's How to Make It Work
February 09, 2019
Very rarely do your friends have a vested interest in your finances or savings plan. The exception? When those friends are also your employees.
Laughter Still Is the Best Medicine. Infuse Your Business With Humor
December 18, 2018
Traveling is never easy, but I recently experienced my own "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" moment when I had to laugh to keep from crying.
3 Keys for Modernizing a Legacy Brand
December 17, 2018
Some brands have become so ingrained in society’s collective brain that they’ve reached icon status. As such, they pack meaningful emotional connotations among consumers, maybe becoming...
Don't Let Selling Become a Lost Art in Your Organization
December 07, 2018
The first time I went on a genuine in-person sales call with my dad, I experienced what many salespeople today never do. The hours of travel. A lengthy lunch filled with conversation. A candid, in...
Leading Starts at Home - Life Lessons From a Domestic and Corporate CEO
November 27, 2018
Although many people (ahem: men) might be just now realizing this, women (and mothers, in particular) have been breadwinners for generations. Consider the case of Tammy Duckworth, who didn't...
Preparing Your Business For Changing Generations In The Workforce
October 05, 2018
During a recent office meeting, a “kid” in his twenties took out his phone and started tapping away. My first reaction? I was offended. After the meeting, we cleared the air. He was...
My Experience as an Undercover CEO
September 24, 2018
I love watching episodes of “Undercover Boss.” Yes, it’s a little formulaic at times, but it serves a tremendous purpose for those of us leading customer-facing corporations...
It's Time To Get Serious About Educating Women Around The World
September 14, 2018
The world has seen significant progress over the years, but there is one area that still leaves much to be desired: women’s education. Across the globe, women continue to suffer from...
 
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