• Speak up!

    In the video above, Luvvie Ajayi isn't afraid to speak her mind or to be the one dissenting voice in a crowd. "Your silence serves no one," says the writer, activist and self-proclaimed professional troublemaker. Ajayi shares three questions...
  • Panera Bread CEO's 3 keys to successful change

    In an interview with Ron Shaich, founder and CEO of Panera Bread, Robert Reiss asked him, "What advice do you have to CEOs on transforming their enterprises?" Ron Shaich and Robert Reiss Ron Shaich said, "The success of our long-term...
  • Things the iPhone Destroyed

    It seems hard to believe that the iPhone was introduced just ten years ago. Since then, a lot has changed. Many people do not carry a camera, wear a watch, or use a paper map to travel. Most never leave home without their phone. The New York Times video...
  • Remembering Spencer Johnson, M.D

    Spencer Johnson, M.D., author of Who Moved My Cheese? died last week from pancreatic cancer (1938-2017). He was co-author of The One Minute Manager® and The New One Minute Manager® with Ken Blanchard . About the One Minute books, Johnson reminds...
  • The Growth Of The Autonomous Car Market

    In the infographic and article above, you will discover: The history of autonomous cars The challenges involved in engineering the coveted autonomous car How DARPA have been involved in testing driverless cars The advent of Google X The science...
  • Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

    In the era of "always-on" transformation, organizations are always going to be transforming. But doing so does not have to be exhausting. Why is transformation so exhausting? Explain how we can fix transformation from being so exhausting....
  • How to Manage Poor Attitudes and Negativity in the Workplace

    What are the consequences of negative attitudes at work? How can you identify and quell negative feelings in the workplace?
  • What reality are you creating for yourself?

    In the video above, Isaac Lidsky asks, "What reality are you creating for yourself?" What are your excuses, assumptions, and fears? How will you accept the awesome responsibility of being the creator of your own reality?
  • The Science of Character

    We can all live a more meaningful life no matter our circumstances. How can you build your strengths - and help others build theirs?
  • Ford is disrupting itself

    Ford CEO Mark Fields told Business Insider, "It's a very exciting time at Ford, because we are transitioning from an auto company to an auto and a mobility company. Mobility for us, at the very simplest level, is to allow people to live, play...
  • Top 10 Trends for Back to College 2015

    Back to school and college shopping is important to businesses. See the below infographic from the National Retail Foundation (NRF). The NRF survey found that college students will spend an average of $899.18, down slightly from $916.48 2014. ...
  • Customer Support has Evolved

    How is customer service becoming more human? Share a time that you used customer support. Why did you need it? What was the result? What does this mean for managers? What do you think is the next evolution for customer support?
  • Embrace Technology to Engage Employees

    Employee engagement leads to higher productivity. But, how can a manager leverage technology to engage employees? The infographic above suggests managers use an intranet for communication. How do you think a manager might use an intranet to increase...
  • What is Holocracy?

    Read the Holocracy Constitution below. Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, is trying a new management system that is known as Holocracy. It has no traditional managers or job titles. But, 210 (14%) of Zappos's employees decided to leave the company. You...
  • Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

    In the video above, Scott Galloway, Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern, Founder & CEO of L2, business intelligence firm serving prestige brands presents in Munich about Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. What are “trainspotters”...
  • CEO of UK-Based Morrisons Fires Senior Managers and Board Members

    Business, especially, the grocery business, is very competitive. David Potts, the new CEO of UK-based supermarket Morrisons, is a change agent. He's been on the job a couple of weeks and recorded the welcome statement below. In it, he asks customers...
  • Apple Watch

    Apple showed off its new smartwatch today that will hit stores in April. But what exactly can you do with it? WSJ's Joanna Stern discusses five things the Apple Watch can help you with. Does the watch change anything? Will any of these things help...
  • Resolutions for the New Year

    The new year is the time when most Americans make resolutions. The graphic below is from FiveThirtyEight depicting the results of a Marist poll of American's most common resolutions. One of the poll's points stated, "Turning to New...
  • How Google Works

    How Google Works from Eric Schmidt "How Google Works, The rules for success in the Internet Century" is a new book by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, with Alan Eagle. The authors share the lessons they learned over the course of a decade...
  • Tom Peters: Develop People or Die

    Watch this video . Tom Peters discusses with McKinsey Quarterly tomorrow’s management challenges and the timeless keys to organizational change and transformative leadership. Peters says, "Peter Drucker once said the number-one trait...
  • Change the Lives of Just 10 People

    It is often said that change is the only constant in business today. We are reminded of this constant in the video above of the 2014 University of Texas commencement address by Naval Admiral William H. McRaven. Among other commands, he commanded the Navy...
  • Microsoft Plans to Layoff 18,000

    Microsoft just announced plans to layoff 18,000 employees over the next year. Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, sent an email to employees, and Stephen Elop, the former Nokia CEO and now Microsoft executive, sent an email to employees. Microsoft and Nokia...
  • Change and Innovative Questions

    Every organization must plan for change in order to reach its ultimate goal . Effective planning helps a business adapt to change by identifying opportunities and avoiding problems. But, when is it time to change? What should be changed? How can change...
  • The Change Cycle

    Graphic Source: http://www.changecycle.com/changecycle.htm Ann Salerno and Lillie Brock wrote The Change Cycle published by Berrett-Koehler. Change creates emotion, commotion, and stress. Why? People fear loss of control, divorcing themselves...
  • The Management 2.0 M-Prize First Phase Winners

    The Management 2.0 challenge is cosponsored by McKinsey , the Harvard Business Review , and Gary Hamel’s Management Innovation eXchange (MIX). In the first phase, entrants were asked, ‘How are Web 2.0 tools and technologies changing management...