Perhaps you have dreamed of mutiny. Perhaps you serve under a boss whose grasp of what is important to the organization's success and how to achieve it is so shaky that he or she should be dispatched as an incompetent.
For any one of us, the "reality" of a situation is just what we choose to pay attention to. Take the wonderful experiment a few years ago when renowned violinist Joshua Bell played for tips in the subway.
The one true measure of a company's corporate strategy is the profitability of its corporate center. That's right, we're talking about "corporate," that "dead weight" of administrative functionaries most business unit leaders love to loathe.
Some of the most engaged employees in your organization are your worst performers. And some of the least engaged are your highest performers. This conclusion comes from new research by the consulting firm, Leadership IQ.
You may think you already know how others view you — as a skilled communicator, or an incisive numbers guy, or a manager who always brings out the best in her team. But then again, you might be surprised.
Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can't just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy.
Recently, I read an inspirational story about how people show love. The point of the story is that some people expect love to arrive in a certain form, and when it does not, they feel unnoticed and unloved.
Editor's note: We've asked contributors to the Visualizing Data Insight Center to show us some of their favorite examples of dataviz with short explanations of what makes those visualizations so effective.
My job description does not include managing email flow. Yours probably doesn't, either. But it's increasingly a big part of the work we do. In fact, in a single week last fall, I received 511 emails and sent 284.
When I talk to organizations about how they are using data visualization tools I am often struck by the fact that they use these tools mostly to generate charts and graphs that really aren't all that different from what they could have created with...
An interview with Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management and author of Creative Conspiracy: The New Rules of Breakthrough Collaboration. Download this podcast A written transcript will be available by April 11.
I recently interviewed 54 top salespeople about how they use LinkedIn to research accounts, prospect for leads, and generate sales. All of the study participants sell technology-based products to the IT departments of mid to large size companies.
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