How Entrepreneurs Can Hone Their Management Skills to Fuel Production

Productivity has become a national obsession. Countless books, articles, podcasts and videos promise the secrets to wringing a few extra minutes out of the workday or boosting organizational output. But, for all that talk, the United States hasn’t exactly been setting any productivity records. After several years of meager growth, the U.S. Bureau of Labor … Read more

Airbnb executive Chip Conley on how baby boomers in tech companies and startups can avoid “years of irrelevance”

People “of a certain age” who work for new tech companies filled with ambitious, young guns have an opportunity to both learn and teach because of their age, according to entrepreneur and Airbnb executive Chip Conley. Despite building global hotel brand Joie de Vivre Hospitality and being a bestselling author, Conley says entering a tech … Read more

Never split the difference : negotiating as if your life depended on it (book)

Authors: Chris Voss with Tahl Raz A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations — whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him … Read more

Leadership disrupted: Pushing the boundaries – 2017 Global Human Capital Trends

​Today, many organizations need a completely different kind of leader: a “digital leader” who can build teams, keep people connected and engaged, and drive a culture of innovation, risk tolerance, and continuous improvement. Leadership development continues to be a significant challenge for companies around the world, as the transition to the new digital organization creates … Read more