Steve Tobak

Steve Tobak

Author and Managing Partner, Invisor Consulting

Steve Tobak is a management consultant, columnist, former senior executive, and author of Real Leaders Don’t Follow: Being Extraordinary in the Age of the Entrepreneur (Entrepreneur Press, October 2015). Tobak runs Silicon Valley-based Invisor Consulting and blogs at stevetobak.com, where you can contact him and learn more.

Want to Be Successful? Have Fun. Seriously.
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Want to Be Successful? Have Fun. Seriously.

One day I made a promise to myself: If work ever stopped being fun, I would quit and do something else. That promise turned out to be the key to a successful career.
What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Perseverance.
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What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Perseverance.

Entrepreneurship is about being the last man standing. It's about having the determination, the discipline, and the cash to see it through.
Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes
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Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes

There's an epidemic of business and political leaders making lame excuses, playing the blame game, and failing to hold themselves accountable.
Learn to Write, for God's Sake
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Learn to Write, for God's Sake

In this digital world, your reputation is based primarily on what and how you write. Unfortunately, your writing sucks.
Want to Save the World? First Save Yourself.
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Want to Save the World? First Save Yourself.

The key to helping others is the order: First focus on building your career, then, if you're successful, you'll have plenty to give back.
4 Ways to Create a Company Culture That Breeds Success
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4 Ways to Create a Company Culture That Breeds Success

How to create a culture that inspires your employees to do their best-all the time-and grow your company.
Want Big Things Out of Life? Expect Big Things of Yourself.
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Want Big Things Out of Life? Expect Big Things of Yourself.

If you want to do great work, be proud of your achievements, and lead a purposeful life, you need to set your sights much higher than they are.
Want to Be Successful? Be the Best at What You Do.
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Want to Be Successful? Be the Best at What You Do.

The litmus test for success is to find the one thing you're best at. Once you find it, God speed.
Debunking the Myths Behind 4 Popular Leadership Styles
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Debunking the Myths Behind 4 Popular Leadership Styles

If you think you have to be a rock star or a visionary to succeed as a business leader, let us show you that you're wrong.
The Only Good Reason to Start a Business in 2016
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The Only Good Reason to Start a Business in 2016

It may be a new year, but that doesn't mean you should quit your job and start a company no one needs.
Which School of Leadership Are You From?
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Which School of Leadership Are You From?

There are several schools of thought about what it takes to be a great leader. See if you can recognize yours -- and whether it's time to change schools.
10 Toxic Behaviors to Leave Behind in 2015
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10 Toxic Behaviors to Leave Behind in 2015

Stop and think about all the time and money you waste on stuff that does you absolutely no good whatsoever.
The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2015
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The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2015

If you're looking for best practices to follow, take a pass on learning from these folks.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Pass on an MBA
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Pass on an MBA

If the spiraling scandal at Stanford is any indication, an MBA from a prestigious business school isn't all it's cracked up to be
What You Can Learn From These 4 Reasons for Failure
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What You Can Learn From These 4 Reasons for Failure

Not only will these insights help you avoid making the same mistakes, but they will teach you critical best practices.

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