9 Leadership Traits To Look For In New Hires

Very few people know their own leadership style — or strengths and weaknesses, for that matter. But that’s a mistake. From leading a company to hiring workers, you necessarily must know what you’re good at and what, if anything, you need help with

3 Leadership Lessons From Tumblr’s David Karp

Learn how the 26-year-old founder navigated the challenges of growing the business in the early days.

The 5 Admired Female Business Leaders of the Past Year

As gender equality becomes more of a priority in world society, more women are becoming prominent business leaders. Women prove their savvy, leadership and humanity in major organizations across the globe. 5 Admired Female Business Leaders of 2012 He

25 Career Options in Leadership Development

Interested in a career in leadership development? There are a lot of ways you can make a decent living and have some fun developing leaders. Here are 25 that come to mind, in no particular order: 1. Mid-level or Senior Manager: managers developing th

Why Your Company Should Use the Kickstarter Model to Innovate Marketing

In an impressively short time, Kickstarter has quickly become the go-to high-impact mashup of crowdsourcing sensibility and entrepreneurial endeavor. If you’ve got a genuinely creative idea — or even a “me, too with a twist” — Kickstarter’s “crow

How to Identify a Wannabe Thought Leader

Ever watch one of those juice infomercials that feature some self-created celebrity whirring blueberries in a blender? And did you believe, as they scraped all that fruit into a shoot, that this speaker was actually an authority on their subject? Eve

Is it worth it to train new employees?

Young people have many romantic notions about their first jobs. Perhaps the most poignant misconception is that employers will invest time in developing their skills.

The Power of Listening

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. – Winston Churchill The story is told of Franklin Roosevelt, who often endured long receiving lines at the White House. He complained that no one

Study Finds Women are More Ethical at Work than Men

A research team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School released a new study that shows, “women are less willing to sacrifice ethical values for money and social status and that women associate business with immorality more strongly,

Augmenting Social Reality in the Workplace

A new line of research examines what happens in an office where the positions of the cubicles and walls—even the coffee pot—are all determined by data.Can we use data about people to alter physical reality, even in real time, and improve their pe