Questions are the expressive, probing language for growing others; listening is the receptive, facilitating language for growing others. These two complementary approaches form a continuous growth conversation loop.
It’s like a harmonic convergence. Startups need workers, and the largest generation ever born in America — the Millennials — is desperately searching for work. But as every startup knows, it's never as easy as all that.
Business success is based upon everyone involved pulling their weight, performing their specific roles as required, and adhering to acceptable behaviour both morally and legally.
Unfortunately, the nature of business itself and the varying levels of experience and expertise of employees, usually means that not everyone is willing or able to perform as expected, and they will need to be given feedback that to them will be more negative than positive.
This excellent article, suggests that providing this type of feedback is needed to improve behaviour to bring out the best in a business, and it provides 10 rules you can follow to ensure the effective delivery of such feedback.
Have you ever walked into an organization and just got that “Uh, why does everyone look the same” feeling… I know I have. You may have heard the expression, people are like snowflakes, and no two are the same – that’s diversity folks - and it matters!
Maybe it’s not a question startup CEOs ask themselves, at least not explicitly: Am I a "Yes Man" or a "No Man"? Am I more inclined to encourage growth in all directions, or would I rather my team prioritize only the most important initiatives?
A brand is like the lead character of its own story. And like any story character, brands have values and beliefs that become associated with them through their actions. The challenge for marketers is to characterize their brands first before...
When people quit their jobs in the movies, it’s usually full of drama and highly satisfying. While many of us dream of quitting in such a memorable and spontaneous way, we rarely do. So, what are some of the most satisfying ways to quit your job?
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