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  • David Siegel was the CEO of Investopedia for three years.

  • As CEO, he realized that smart decisions are made based on data, and that the greatest reason for disagreement in organizations is the asymmetrical access to reports.

  • So he instituted three steps t...

December 27, 2018

Below are 10 signs that it is, in fact, YOU who might be holding your organization back from amazing culture and outstanding service.

December 26, 2018

Are you good at your job?

Different, easier question:

Was Ty Cobb good at baseball?

The apocryphal story is that Ty Cobb was a jerk. His teammates didn’t like him very much. But he’s still in the Hall of Fame. That’s because baseball keeps score… of hits, of runs and of...

December 25, 2018

When Malia Obama elected to take a gap year between graduating high school and attending Harvard University, the news made headlines across the nation. While her famous father was the principal reason the media took notice, her decision also sparked a broader conversat...

December 23, 2018

The skills shortage is not what you think it is. Most of the conversations around the skills gap focus on niche technical skills and roles - software engineers, data scientists, designers and similar jobs. While these hard skills and positions get all the attention, th...

December 19, 2018

Years ago, I came across a great book written by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish titled How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. They explain how we can get our children to talk by being an empathic listener.

Empathic listening includes reflecting back...

If a leadership development program is going to be effective, it will require a proper assessment of the organization and its leaders to uncover dysfunctional behaviors.

But remember, too, that character isn't completely innate. We can learn and change based on experiences, and the wise leader always believes they can be better tomorrow than they are today. And helping someone else become upright is, at the very core, arguably wh...

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