It started with a simple question:
What book (or books) have you given away to people the most and why?
The email was sent to an interesting subset of people I’ve interacted with over the past year — CEOs, entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, hedge fund managers, and more.
I know that sounds odd. But it is often true. Leading any organization is not a popularity contest and sometimes leaders need to do things that really make them realize how alone they are. I feel this myself as a leader of our company.
Accounting Today’s Best Firms to Work For list ranks firms based on the best management practices, HR and benefits policies, firm cultures, and retention strategies, and offers a great insight into what makes a firm an employer of choice.
Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative.
Strong leaders will place themselves at the helm and provide their people with the guidance they need to thrive through change, uncertainty, and an unpredictable future. As our way of looking out for the health and wellness of you and your team, we have put together several resources to assist you.
Crying is entirely normal and healthy, but many of us don’t want to cry in front of other people. When we don’t want to cry in front of other people, is there anything we can do to save face?
The stigma of asking for or being assigned an executive coach is vanishing quickly. The growth of the industry tells us so. In the U.S. alone, $1 billion was spent on business, personal and relationship coaches last year.
Everyone can use a mentor. Scratch that — as it turns out, we could all use five mentors. “The best mentors can help us define and express our inner calling,” says Anthony Tjan, CEO of Boston venture capital firm Cue Ball Group and author of Good People.
Fantastic TED talk from Dr. Atul Gawande on the importance of receiving feedback so you can constantly improve your skills – no matter what level of expertise you currently have.