The ideal leadership model is to be supportive while upholding high standards for yourself and others, writes Robert Glazer, who offers three tips for improving your leadership and instilling the "grit" that's espoused by Angela Duckworth.
Investors and boards of directors should consider whether a prospective CEO may have "executive hubris" or the more positive trait "justifiable confidence," writes Tim Laseter. Four signals to watch for are narcissism, dismissiveness, inquisitiveness and humility.
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Get with the flow. How payment processing affects cash flow. Cash flow is the lubricant of business. Without a healthy cash flow, business dries up. It stops. It can't function. Which is why it is vital to keep the revenues coming in as the expenses go out. But there's one aspect of cash flow that many of us are not aware of. It is how managing credit cards and other such non-cash payments affect cash flow. Turns out it has a huge affect. Download the free guide today.
How you begin a conversation can determine how productive the discussion will be, writes Dan Rockwell. He offers 10 such icebreakers, as well as 10 questions for helping move forward after the conversation ends.
McDonald's plans to deliver meals to tables at all US restaurants by next year, while also offering kiosks in some locations where customers can place orders without any employee interaction. "We are putting more control in the hands of customers," CEO Steve Easterbook said.
Leaders and team members alike don't value the benefits of rest in the way they should. "Encourage managers and workers to take rest seriously and to recognize that it helps people be more productive than they'll be if they're perpetually overworked and stressed," says Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, author of "Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less."
About 70 populations across the world communicate through whistled languages in North and South America and Africa, among other places. This article highlights linguists' research and efforts to document these languages, which scientists say expand knowledge of how the human brain processes information.