Leadership

Diversity Programs Often Make Workplaces Less Diverse, New Study Finds
Workplace Diversity

Diversity Programs Often Make Workplaces Less Diverse, New Study Finds

Sociologists have found that the diversity strategies companies most readily adopt end up failing. To start, don't use the word 'diversity' often.
Lydia Belanger
Robert Herjavec to Immigrant Entrepreneurs: 'People Don't Care About Your Color, Religion or Sex. They Care About the Value You Add.'
Radicals & Visionaries

Robert Herjavec to Immigrant Entrepreneurs: 'People Don't Care About Your Color, Religion or Sex. They Care About the Value You Add.'

You might never 'fit in,' the Croatian-born self-made multi-millionaire says. That's OK. Focus on what really matters instead.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Principles for Building a Company That Lasts
Customer Experience

3 Principles for Building a Company That Lasts

Products come and go, but it's how you treat people, from clients to employees, that creates a firm for the ages.
Anthony Tumbiolo
Making the Most of Managing Millennials
Millennials

Making the Most of Managing Millennials

Millennials are now the majority of the workforce. Harnessing their particular set of skills is what will drive success for decades to come.
Brian T. Anderson
Understanding Your Brand's Personality
Marketing Bootcamp

Understanding Your Brand's Personality

You need to determine the consistent mood, tenor, quality, character, and manner that you'll bring to all your interactions, and we'll tell you why.
Karen Tiber Leland
Why Employee Engagement Supersedes Client Appeasement
Employee Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Supersedes Client Appeasement

Your employees are your most important customers.
William Bauer
Warren Buffett: 5 Things You Can Learn From the Man Who Invested $1 Billion in Apple
Radicals & Visionaries

Warren Buffett: 5 Things You Can Learn From the Man Who Invested $1 Billion in Apple

This one-of-a-kind billionaire businessman can serve as a source of inspiration and wisdom for anyone looking to get ahead.
Carolyn Sun
Legendary Leaders Are Inspirational, Empathetic Master Psychologists
Leadership

Legendary Leaders Are Inspirational, Empathetic Master Psychologists

'In today's crazy world, leadership is about inspiring everyone you touch to be the best they can be,' says Kevin Roberts, global chairman of ad house Saatchi & Saatchi.
Catherine Clifford
Silicon Valley's Leaky Pipeline Problem
Women Entrepreneurs

Silicon Valley's Leaky Pipeline Problem

A study by Bloomberg found that of 1,900 U.S. entrepreneurs receiving VC funding, just 141 were women.
Freada Kapor Klein
The Journey From Expert to Guru Is 3 Simple-But-Powerful Steps
Leadership

The Journey From Expert to Guru Is 3 Simple-But-Powerful Steps

Attaining the status of a guru will not happen overnight, but it's worth the effort.
Steven Kaufman
5 Lessons From LeBron James About Big Goals and Proving the Doubters Wrong
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Lessons From LeBron James About Big Goals and Proving the Doubters Wrong

The greatest achievement of King James is his unrivaled ability to motivate good teammates to become a great team.
Dennis Yang
What a 'Best Butt' Award Says About Bad Corporate Culture
Culture

What a 'Best Butt' Award Says About Bad Corporate Culture

Yes, companies have bad employees and managers, but they operate amid a culture that allows them to behave poorly.
Ray Hennessey
Have to Terminate an Employee? Here Are 5 Best Practices.
Termination

Have to Terminate an Employee? Here Are 5 Best Practices.

Important points include minimizing the departing staffer's embarrassment -- and keeping an eye on his or her actual departure.
Doug and Polly White
Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Business Optimization

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow