One of the things that managers struggle with the most is leadership. But, how can this be? A manager is a leader. Not quite, a manager must become a leader. Management and leadership are not the same things. Develop better leadership skills with these 6 strategies.
What do Diane Lockhart, Jessica Pearson, Nikita, and Gina Rodriguez have in common with Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Ruiz, and Indra Nooyi? They’re all strong, successful, smart, sophisticated, savvy savants—aka Alpha females. Here are 50 quotes to motivate all boss chicks!
If you’re the boss of your company, or you’re in a senior management position where you work, you’re going to need to get your leadership skills down to an art. Your leadership development and management skills are vital to the success of your team.
If you're a manager, you know that one of the hardest parts of your job is managing the multiple personalities you have to deal with daily. But, managing each person doesn't have to be that hard. I'll walk you through the different DiSC profiles.
If you wake up feeling lethargic and dreading the day ahead, you’re not alone. Many people feel like this. The good news is, it’s entirely avoidable! Find out how.
Does the idea of working less and doing more sound appealing? Then what’s stopping you from making a change? Here’s four ways you can begin to work smarter.
In this Wall Street Journal bestseller, Jessica Herrin, serial entrepreneur and founder and CEO of the Stella & Dot Family Brands, shows how the classic traits of successful entrepreneurs are ones each one of us can develop--and use not only to create a company, but also to create an extraordinary life.
Terrie Williams, president of the renowned public relations agency that bears her name, tells her extraordinary story, and shares simple and inspiring strategies anyone can use to achieve their goals and dreams.
In the wildly popular The Little Black Book of Style, fashion authority Nina Garcia showed women how to think about personal style in an entirely new way. Encouraging readers to creatively assert their style identities, Nina showed women of all ages how to hone and self-edit a distinct fashion voice.
Productivity is about getting more done in less time. When you increase your productivity, you increase your free time. You increase your profits if they’re tied to your productivity. And quite often, you increase your success and sense of satisfaction. But it isn't always intuitive. Learn the tips and resources that successful people use to maximize their time!
In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams.
One of America’s wealthiest entrepreneurs, John H. Johnson rose from the welfare rolls of the Depression to become the most successful Black businessman in American history; the founder of Ebony, Jet, and EM magazines; and a member of the Forbes 400. Like the man himself, this autobiography is brash, inspirational, and truly unforgettable.
Multitasking is overrated...If you’re like most people you spend most of your days multitasking. You’re probably so used to multitasking that you don’t even realize when you’re doing it.
Career Tools is a weekly podcast focused on specific actions you can take to grow and enhance your career, whether you are a manager or not. Career Tools won the Podcast Awards Best Business podcast in 2010 and was nominated every other year it has been eligible. Whether you are interested in jump-starting a stalled career, or sharpening your edge, Career Tools is the podcast for you.
After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.
In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”
Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.
From IVY: The Social University, comes The IVY Podcast — life-changing advice from the most inspiring leaders shaping our world today. With fascinating conversations covering entrepreneurship, social impact, policy, the arts, and more, The IVY Podcast is an invaluable resource for lifelong learning and growth. New episodes every week.