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How do you address conflict with a peer you have a great relationship with?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you address conflict with a peer you have a great relationship with? Ignore it. Things tend to work themselves out on their own: 15.2% Say something directly and get to the root of it quickly: 82.7% Act passive aggressively in retaliation for the conflict: 2.1% Get to the issue […]

Positive Work Cultures are More Productive

Achieving a breakthrough organization is achievable for any leadership team willing to invest in designing for the future of work. Creating work that is both customer-centric and that is employee-centric is possible. Today’s post is by Jessica Higgins, Chief Operating Officer at Gapingvoid Culture Design Group. “Although there’s an assumption that stress and pressure push […]

How do you deal with slackers on your team?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you deal with slackers on your team? I immediately counsel them and put them on performance plans: 8.3% I try to figure out how to motivate them: 37.0% I ignore things and hope their performance improves: 2.3% I restructure their roles to make them happy: 1.7% I use a […]

How to Figure Out Where You Should Focus

True business leaders stay focused. This is crystal clear. But how can you make sure you are focusing on the most promising business opportunities that can lead your company to success? Today’s post is by Sharon Tal, co-author of Where to Play (CLICK HERE to get your copy). In their best-selling book Creativity Inc., 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% […]

Three Best Practices to Obtain and Retain Top Talent

The top talent your organization needs is bullish on the future. Here are three best practices we found to obtain and retain your best employees. Today’s post is by Mark Miller, author of Talent Magnet (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Top talent is bullish on the future. Many would say they’ve already been there […]