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How well does your organization anticipate and influence regulatory changes?

Our reader poll today asks: How well does your organization anticipate and influence regulatory changes? Very well. We see them coming and help shape them: 27.7% Well. We see them but could do more to shape them: 37.1% Not well. We’re sometimes surprised and don’t shape much:27.7% Not at all. We’re always caught off guard: 7.5% […]

How effective are you at using found pockets of time to get work done?

Our reader poll today asks: How effective are you at using “found” pockets of time — 10 to 30 minutes — to get work done? Very: I always have a ready list of tasks to do in these small moments. 47.6% Somewhat: Sometimes I use it productively and others I waste the time. 32.8% Not […]

Five Essential Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs

Becoming a great start-up leader takes work. Every entrepreneur faces a unique set of hurdles. Regardless of the type of enterprise, the five underlying leadership skills required for success are the same. Today’s post is by Derek Lidow, author of Building on Bedrock (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Every entrepreneur faces a unique set […]

How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome at Work

Imposter Syndrome is the belief that we don’t believe we deserve the job we’re in or the success we achieve. To overcome it, become aware of what’s letting you down and allowing these intrusive thoughts into your mind. That awareness enables you to shift your perspective and start being kinder to, and more patient with, […]

How structured is your approach to problem-solving?

Our reader poll today asks: How structured is your approach to problem-solving? Very – we have clearly defined steps and output at each step: 19.5% Kind of – we generally follow a repeatable problem solving process: 50.5% Not very – our problem solving is a bit haphazard: 21.5% Not at all – we never solve […]

How do you deal with manipulative people?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you deal with manipulative people? I cut them out of my life as fast as I can: 32.5% I ignore their manipulations and do my own thing: 42.5% I often fail to realize I’m being manipulated: 6.2% I recognize I’m being manipulated but just let it happen: 2.8% I […]