How do we define a good leader? Is there a clear definition of great leadership? I believe that we assess leadership based on our values. Good leaders exemplify the values that we believe in. This also begs the question what leadership qualities do we value in ourselves?
What is your brand? The way people perceive you. Here are some questions to help you define your personal and professional brand.
Are you contemplating a professional change, such as switching companies or roles, or rising to the next level within your organization, managing through a job loss or starting your own business, now what? Think through these questions to get clarity.
How can we be more innovative and why does it matter? Innovative companies are focused on client needs and able to respond more quickly to market changes. Innovation and change are closely related to growth and expansion, which everyone wants more of. As a marketer and product launch expert, we consider mastering launching and innovation as the keys to growth.
Here are some thoughts on how to create better boundaries for yourself from the recent Balance & Boundaries workshop we led. By learning to connect with what we care about and speaking our truth, we can create balance and have healthier relationships. Both depend upon R*E*S*P*E*C*T. Boundaries = Respect. It all starts with communication, connection and confidence.
Here are some insight on hiring co-founders and building a team from a recent Founder's Leadership Roundtable led by Lenore at Galvanize around the challenges that startups regularly face.
A challenge that startups and high growth businesses face is finding the right talent – from identifying the right skill set to attracting and retaining the best people. Many get it wrong and struggle through this process, learning the hard way from experience about what works and what doesn’t. Here are some tips from my friend and fellow Brooklynite, David Osborne, who founded Team Theory to help startups build great teams.
We could all use a break from the headlines and constant barrage of insults, accidents and trauma. SHIFT is happening - that is clear. Mother nature is pissed off, and deep rage is erupting everywhere. Old ways of being and working cannot continue as norms are shifting quickly. Here are some thoughts on how to navigate all these changes and gain perspective.
Many businesses want to sell into large corporations, such as banks, asset managers and hedge funds, to boost their growth and user adoption. While large enterprise sales can certainly be profitable, unique skills and different tactics are required to successfully win large deals. Learn more from Mark Birch, Enterprise Sales Executive at Stack Overflow about what is needed to be successful at enterprise sales.
Increasingly individuals are seeking authenticity and deeper connection - they want to align their values with their actions. The head will follow the heart, instead of ruling over it. How can we bring our full selves to our life and work so that we can align our beliefs with our experience? Here are some considerations to create more happiness around your work and life balance.