Leading Remote and Outsourced Employees So They Too Can be Part of the Team

Outsourced and remote employees often are expected to share the company vision but are not part of the team. Leaders take action to bring these workers into the team. Today’s post is by Dr. Richard Nongard, author of Viral Leadership (CLICK HERE to get your copy). As I walked by the reception desk in my […]

11 till Whenever – How to Stay Disciplined when Freelancing

The freelancing and entrepreneurial lifestyle seems like it has so many benefits like flexibility, setting your own hours, and doing your own thing. That flexibility, however, presents very real challenges to your efficiency and effectiveness. A few good habits can help you stay on track and get your work done. Today’s post is by Ed […]

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, […]