Like many organizations, we're forced to try and do more with less. How do we still innovate and keep people motivated/inspired to keep giving their all?
—Strapped for Resources, supervisor, manufacturing, Flint, Michigan
In thinking about how to help groups think better, beware of ‘groupthink'.Read More
Moving from the showroom to the Internet desk can be a tough transition for a salesperson. Internet car sales require a different skill set from showroom car sales. But if a salesperson succeeds, the payoff is sizable.
How does it happen that brilliant leaders act so mindlessly and how do you prevent their self-initiated destruction and the damage they leave behind? Telling leaders the rules and explaining applicable laws is not enough.Read More
What are some of the best mobile apps for business leaders? Here are a few to get you started.
New smartphone apps allow business owners and professionals to work better,
faster and cheaper in many cases.
Nothing says more about China's booming auto market than the generous bonus given by the FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. The joint venture carmaker awarded its employees with a bonus that equals to 27 months of salary. On top of that, employees also received double salary for eight months this year.Read More
I met with a group of talented, thoughtful executives recently. We discussed values, culture and the role of speaking up in the face of organizational misdeeds. As we talked about leadership, I was asked a challenging question. Read More
The bottom line is that a corner office—with all its demands—is less appealing. Here's how one consultant describes a common mindset today: “The headache isn't worth it. I'd rather be able to spend time with the kids.”Read More
Employers are demanding more while employees are engaging less, but there is one way to keep your best workers from checking out completely—recognizing who they are and rewarding them accordinglyRead More