I had breakfast this morning with two fellows who enjoy business as much as I do. We all left with more energy and scheduled another meeting. If you head for the office (or factory or airport) without that feeling at least half of your days, you’re squandering your life.
We can create better environments with higher EQ and ultimately keep talent from leaving. But we have to manage this.
Recent headlines about Facebook panicking because their AI bots developed a language of their own have us hitting the alarm button once again. Must we feel unsettled with AI in our futures?
Working in a startup is not easy. It means a lot of work, being flexible and agile. With a lean team, we all strived to make the product, sale, experience and company better.
Change in leadership does matter to the stock price; just be careful who you bet on, because it can go either way.
Connecting dots, making assumptions, analyzing data and imagining different outcomes are all necessary skills for successful executives.
Failure to comply with securities laws may trigger, among other consequences, rescission rights, damages, civil and criminal penalties.
A leader must set clear expectations about the direction an organization is moving, but also ensure that the people they are asking to move toward that vision, have what they need to do so.
I’ve pointed out to people who are young in their career that they should approach life as though they’re self-employed and they must occasionally be willing to risk their current employment status to maintain self-respect.
Identify where your hiring manager’s audience congregates both on and offline. Then send consistent, proactive messaging to those individuals in the audience, with or without a job posting, to receive serious interview traction.
To create a fearless focus and path to accomplishing your goals – mobilize your fear and your excitement.
When a skewed reward system and lots of pressure are combined with lack of oversight, some percentage of otherwise pretty good people will take the wrong path.