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Correct the Overcorrect – Josh Linkner

Correct the Overcorrect – Josh Linkner

When the misguided leaders at Enron, Tyco and Worldcom committed fraud and marred their shareholders with huge losses, the Securities and Exchange Commission rightfully swooped in to prevent future cons.
Just Love People – John O’Leary

Just Love People – John O’Leary

Years ago, I ran a small construction company. Continuously running material, picking up tools, and dropping lumber, I spent significant time in a truck with Harold Stewart. Working together for almost a decade, Harold certainly taught me much.
The Value of Virtual Applications and Digital Equity – Dan Burrus

The Value of Virtual Applications and Digital Equity – Dan Burrus

Augmented reality has seemingly had its "time and place" in our lives in the past decade. So many business professionals and general consumers have filed it under the label of a luxury item that it is only good for entertainment purposes.
Answer the Question the Right Way – Shep Hyken

Answer the Question the Right Way – Shep Hyken

Sometimes a customer asks a question, and then either doesn’t understand or like the answer. It’s more than just a misunderstanding or a breakdown in communication. Maybe the employee doesn’t want to take the time to answer the question correctly.
Boston Celtics Succeed With Players Who Star In Their Roles

Boston Celtics Succeed With Players Who Star In Their Roles

When the Boston Celtics faced the Milwaukee Bucks in the seventh game of their NBA Eastern Conference series, the hype and the pre-game commercials were focused on Giannis Antetokounmpo versus Jayson Tatum, the stars of their teams.
Ways to Cut Your Company’s Tax Bill – Gene Marks

Ways to Cut Your Company’s Tax Bill – Gene Marks

If you’re running a small business, your taxes aren’t going down in the foreseeable future. If anything, they’ll likely rise. Many of my small-business clients ask me for tax savings advice, and, unfortunately, the options this year are limited.
5 Ways to Create Boundaries (to Avoid Workplace Burnout)

5 Ways to Create Boundaries (to Avoid Workplace Burnout)

Before describing 5 things employees can do to create better boundaries, let me gently stress that none of these ideas involve screaming, yelling, offensive language or stomping out of a meeting. Good manners and showing respect are always welcomed.
Moving the Target: 5 Steps to Help You Level Up Your Goals

Moving the Target: 5 Steps to Help You Level Up Your Goals

Finding it too easy to hit your goals? Maybe you have goals that do not challenge you. That means it is time to level up. When it comes to making goals that help you overall, it is important to ensure that they are progressive…stepping stones to success.
Global Food Shortage: Prepare for Impact – Andrew Busch

Global Food Shortage: Prepare for Impact – Andrew Busch

In recent times, the increase in the prices of food has been a major headline in many countries of the world. From the developing countries in Africa to the developed countries of the West, there is one common news – food inflation.
Setting Your Personal GPS: 3 Things to Keep You on Course at Work and in Life

Setting Your Personal GPS: 3 Things to Keep You on Course at Work and in Life

Years ago, during a family vacation, we settled into our hotel and then piled into the car to find something to eat. After the cursory "where would you like to go – I don't care, where do you want to go?" conversation with my wife we decided on a place.
What a Japanese Word Teaches Us About Creativity – Josh Linkner

What a Japanese Word Teaches Us About Creativity – Josh Linkner

Those of us who seek – and study – human creativity are besieged with overused tropes. "Think outside the box" and "color outside the lines" are right up there in the cliché Hall of Fame. But I recently stumbled on a Japanese word: Datsuzoku.
5 Key Trends Leaders and Teams Must Embrace – Colette Carlson

5 Key Trends Leaders and Teams Must Embrace – Colette Carlson

Has it only been two years? In that time, we have changed the way we meet, the way we communicate, our work culture and in the process our work mindsets. The whirlwind brought to us by a small viral particle has changed us as leaders and employees.