Leadership and the Duty To Know Oneself

Leadership and the Duty To Know Oneself

January 22, 2018Leadership

Google “Leadership” and you will be faced with sorting through 824,000,000 entries; you can make it more manageable by narrowing your search to “news” and then have a just 3% of the entries to navigate at 27,900,00. It’s a bit daunting. This morning, the search results are force-ranked with too many stories about the US … Read More

7 Things I’ve Learned From The WeWork Fishbowl

7 Things I’ve Learned From The WeWork Fishbowl

January 12, 2018Career, Leadership

In our New York WeWork office yesterday our GenX General Manager overheard someone two or three offices down the hall tell his colleague, “Yeah. Interviewed one lady today. Good background, knowledge and everything, but she’s a dinosaur.” It was all she could do to not walk down the hall to the neighboring company and give … Read More

Not Every Jerk Boss Is An Asshole

Not Every Jerk Boss Is An Asshole

November 21, 2017Leadership, Management, Managing Millennials

“He is such an asshole.” “She’s such a bitch.” Just walk down a busy street during lunch time and you’ll hear these words just about every day of the work week. Hang out in an office bathroom long enough and you might hear it about yourself (I speak from personal experience.) However, every “jerk” boss … Read More

6 Steps To Resolving Workplace Conflict

6 Steps To Resolving Workplace Conflict

November 7, 2017Communication, Leadership, Millennials & Management

Workplace conflict is an energy, productivity, and profit crusher every business, even ones with positive cultures, needs to constantly minimize. As soon as you have two people working together, you have the potential – and inevitability – of conflict. My former colleague Dan Stevens and I worked together at three companies, founded a company together, … Read More

Why It’s Important To Listen To Women Leaders

Why It’s Important To Listen To Women Leaders

October 17, 2017Communication, Leadership

Listen to learn, not reply. This is a fundamental rule of active listening. It’s also a key tenant of effective leadership. Female leadership and male leadership. Unfortunately, not enough women leaders are consistently recognized when offering insight, yet this may be one of the most critical moments in workplace history for men and women to … Read More

A Bad Reputation is Expensive…Very Expensive

A Bad Reputation is Expensive…Very Expensive

September 28, 2017Communication, Leadership

Reputation Management has long been the PR Industry’s term for corporate communications campaigns designed to shape a company’s public’s opinion to as positive as possible. In the online world, reputation management services seek to suppress the negative and elevate and amplify the positive references that you’ll find on the top pages of a Google search. … Read More