• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Centerpiece

Page 5 of 136« First...456...102030...Last »
Relying on what has worked in the past does not guarantee a better future. Sometimes, you need to buck conventional wisdom and start anew. Try Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta’s approach.
You have two seconds to impress someone who can make things happen for you. Try these tips.
Retired Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink trains executives on leadership, applying lessons he learned from his 20-year military career. Here are some examples.
Job applicants want to come to work for you, but you’re not making it easy. With competition for employees hotter than it’s been in years, applicants aren’t as patient with employers with outdated or slow hiring processes.
We have a belief that when we’re listening to someone, we have to do something to show that we’re listening, like smiling or nodding our head. Not so. That’s called looking like you’re listening.
As a teenager, IBM executive Patrick Tambor and his band mates practiced at his house. Overhearing them discussing whether they should forgo college and pursue their music, Tambor’s father decided to get involved.
One of the worst things you can realize as a manager is that you have promoted someone you shouldn’t have. Here’s how to prevent promoting an employee to a position that he's not ready for.
In the 1970s, David Rockefeller ran Chase Manhattan Bank. His longtime public affairs aide, Fraser Seitel, helped draft the CEO’s speeches. In the nearly 50 years that Seitel worked for Rockefeller, he only ticked off his boss once.
Many supervisors are sensitive about rating their people on the basis of a generalized standard or in terms of a numerical scale. Use these tips offered by Elwood N. Chapman in his book, Supervisor’s Survival Kit, to decide on ratings that accurately and fairly reflect workers’ performance.
In November 2011, JC Penney hired Ron Johnson as its CEO. At the time, Johnson was considered a bold hire. But his star faded fast. Within 17 months, Penney ousted him after the company lost $4 billion in revenue and its stock tanked.
Page 5 of 136« First...456...102030...Last »