Are you creative in your routine? A human myth is that there are creative people and people who simply aren’t. The truth is that we are all creating. Some of us simply create more routine in our lives than others. Some create a more adventurous...
An afternoon off for golf and other leisure activities comes easier for men. While men might not think twice before taking an afternoon off here and there to hit the links, women appear to be much more self-conscious about up and leaving work.
Here's an idea: Why not hire people for the work that needs doing, instead of the skills we think that work requires? Begin by asking yourself what your best employees do differently. I come from engineering and manufacturing.
Twitter can be an excellent tool for business, but it's not cool to expose your employees' wrongdoings. You already know not to say anything on the internet that you wouldn't want to appear on, well, the internet.
As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies. These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well-established businesses in...
As an executive onboarding into a new role you must choose between assimilating in, converging and evolving or shocking the organization. Shocking creates a hot landing requiring careful preparation and immediate action.
You may have a certain "type" in mind when you think of hiring , but who the best fit is may surprise you. On a recent Sunday afternoon, I was shopping in a hipster travel accessories store in San Francisco.
Use the power of the free market to ensure your employees spend less time in pointless meetings and more time being productive.Let’s say you’re a business owner or manager who suspects that your employees are scheduling too many meetings.
Years ago employees showed up to work to do the same task day after day while the managers kept employees in line and in check- making sure that they were showing up on time and doing what they were supposed to do.