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Chasing the Myth of Work-Life Balance
Work-Life Balance

Chasing the Myth of Work-Life Balance

An executive reflects on his attempt to find an equilibrium between home and the entrepreneurial drive.
Boland Jones
Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl
Leadership

Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl

Ellen Gordon, 83, will succeed her 95-year-old husband, Melvin, who was the oldest CEO of any company listed on the New York Stock Exchange or the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Geoff Weiss
You'll Never Guess Which Country Boasts the Most Female-Run Businesses on Earth
Gender gap

You'll Never Guess Which Country Boasts the Most Female-Run Businesses on Earth

Roughly 59 percent of all Jamaican companies are helmed by women, while Norway counts the highest proportion of companies with women serving as the chair of the board.
Geoff Weiss
Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?
Generation Gap

Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?

Perhaps you've heard complaints by seasoned managers that sounded like millennial bashing. Now a psychologist gives his reasoned reply.
Paul White
Entrepreneur Mindset

Age and Experience Don't Matter. Mindset Does.

With four generations soon to work under the same roof, conflict is expected. But we should remember to focus on the individual.
Maite Baron
5 Inexpensive Ways to Create a Company Culture Like Google's
Company Culture

5 Inexpensive Ways to Create a Company Culture Like Google's

Adding some fun can affect how team members interact with each other, build stronger relationships and, ideally, increase productivity.
Will Housh
10 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Business Life
Work-Life Balance

10 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Business Life

Avoid the stumbling blocks of negativity, a psychologist advises. Make active choices to be positive, reach for opportunity and then you'll ride the escalator to success.
Sherrie Campbell
Leadership Qualities

Why Some CEOs and Entrepreneurs Make Horrible Leaders

Their confidence inspires them to take risks. But if these executives don't learn to properly interact with the teams that support them, they will fail.
Iman Jalali
The 7 Deadly Sins of Hiring
Hiring

The 7 Deadly Sins of Hiring

Hiring is the one thing that can make or break a team, so you should always hire the best people and never compromise.
Greg Schott
Truly Inspirational Leaders Can Dodge Raindrops
Inspiration

Truly Inspirational Leaders Can Dodge Raindrops

Trying to motivate your employees to embrace the seemingly impossible ahead? It all starts with you, says one CEO.
Joel Basgall
The Secret Behind a Company That Gets Wildly High Internal Message Open Rates
Managing Employees

The Secret Behind a Company That Gets Wildly High Internal Message Open Rates

What would your company's messaging analytics say about your communications to employees?
Eric Siu
Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed in Business
Emotional Intelligence

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed in Business

Emotional intelligence is made up of four core skills that pair up under two primary competencies: personal competence and social competence.
Travis Bradberry
5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership
Leadership

5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership

Man's best friend can provide important lessons to us on just about anything including how to run a company.
Craig Cincotta
Don't Squash Your Big Goals for the Year by Squandering Time
Time Management

Don't Squash Your Big Goals for the Year by Squandering Time

Learn about why resolutions so often fail but yours don't have to.
Edward G. Brown