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The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business
Mentoring

The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business

Most likely, someone in your organization is disengaged, and all their potential is falling through the gap. But there's a simple solution.
John Brubaker
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To Turn Potential Into Performance, You Need to Place Confidence in Others
Leadership

To Turn Potential Into Performance, You Need to Place Confidence in Others

Employees, clients and customers will be inspired to do better if you show them that you believe they can.
John Brubaker
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Innovation

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds
Procrastination

Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds

Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results.
Laura Entis
Marathon Runners Make Better CEOs, Study Finds
Executive Performance

Marathon Runners Make Better CEOs, Study Finds

New research finds a positive correlation between CEO fitness and firm value.
Laura Entis
What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations
Managing Employees

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn't meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
Sumi Krishnan
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Keeping Score Matters, But Not How You Think
Goals

Keeping Score Matters, But Not How You Think

Tracking your progress is important to self-improvement, but beware letting others be the referee.
John Brubaker
No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please
Leadership Qualities

No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please

Great CEOs will critically assess their managers to detect those not performing at the highest level.
Jim Alampi
Underdogs, at the World Cup and in Business, Just Need One to Win
Inspiration

Underdogs, at the World Cup and in Business, Just Need One to Win

You never know when success will come, so always put in more energy, effort and motivation.
John Brubaker
When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character
Hiring

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
John Brubaker
4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers
Innovation

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

These innovators jump in and ask, “What can I do?” and initiate changes that can bring huge payoffs to an entrepreneurial operation.
Patti Johnson
20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader
Exercise

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

Spring training Iasts just a few weeks for baseball players. But startup professionals must test their physical and mental strength year-round to remain innovative and overcome cyclical business problems.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works
Productivity

The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works

If you're doing things alone, you're missing out big time on a potential performance boost.
Scott Dinsmore
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Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly
Performance Reviews

Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly

Performance evaluations are critical. They can engage employees deeply to deliver their best effort to a company.
Jesse Sostrin