business leaders

Chief executives of nearly 150 companies are calling on the U.S. Senate to pass gun-control legislation to combat mass shootings.
While I don't know them personally, I'm pretty sure that none of the hundreds of American athletes traveled to the Olympics with the "F word" on their minds. There is absolutely nothing emotionally pleasant about failing, because it makes you feel like, well, a failure!
The deed is done. Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for President of the United States. And, now we have a highly qualified business leader who, if elected, will do what is required to "make America great again". Or, do we?
After decades of seeing how valuable teamwork can be to success, I firmly believe that collaboration should be an integral aspect of an undergraduate education so that by the time students enter the workforce, working together is intuitive.
I think we can agree that passion was at the heart of McEnroe's game, and he didn't tiptoe around his love of the sport or the frustration it brought -- he leveraged it.
The U.K. has a plan to bring executives into the mental health conversation. Can the U.S. do the same?
Many people love stories, but few people tell good stories. To succeed in business, we need to tell good stories so people will listen and take action.
Based on what the candidates have said so far in public, it's not so hard to differentiate between the two on business matters. And if you're a Republican voter, it seems like Trump is the better candidate than Carson for your business this primary season.
What if, instead of conversation about Caitlyn Jenner in your company's breakroom, there she sat, drinking her coffee and munching on a bagel? What then? How would your company handle it? Would people praise her bravery, or, at the very least, adopt a live-and-let-live attitude? Would they welcome her, ostracize her or vote with their feet by leaving the company?
We want the world to know: there are better ways of doing business -- effective ways -- that lead to stability and peace. Just look to the 2015 Oslo Business for Peace honorees. We need more like them now.
Companies today spend too much time talking internally about profit and externally about products. Consumers, however, aren't motivated by what a company produces. We expect companies to make good stuff and deliver good service.
No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.
Courage So many times I have seen, my own students, my peers who have amazing qualities lack courage despite their talent
In the past I've written about the positive attributes of great entrepreneurs, so this time I thought I would focus on the negatives that I see often, and I challenge you to find someone that has all the positives and none of the negatives.
Leaders need to listen carefully to their staff. While staff members may have come to a different conclusion than you would have given the facts involved, their advice should be followed unless you feel strongly they are wrong.
Over my nearly 70 years as an entrepreneur, I have sometimes been described as a visionary, but this is really a misnomer. The truth is that I am a tremendous opportunist.