All these years later, I've noticed that all too often in business, confidence is mistaken for success. But in my experience, success for most is more closely linked to humility -- demonstrated through hard work, being honest about who you are, and owning your mistakes.
Dazed and flat on my stomach, I heard a familiar sound return to my ears: footsteps and breathing. I looked up to discover
My Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual Energy Level Assessment Yet I had to do it. Not only was my shark-like behavior
A 24-foot long, Sylvan Special Edition pontoon boat with a 115-horse Johnson outboard is where I spend most of my Sundays. My wife and I decided to take the plunge and acquire our first boat in May this year. Since then, our baby has been in the shop twice, been towed once, and proven that boat truly does stand for "Break Out Another Thousand."
Not surprisingly, I also began to notice how all of the surfing lessons I learned also applied to leadership. Just like learning leadership lessons in the kitchen, it turns out I also learned leadership lessons in the ocean. Here are five of those lessons...
Leadership Lessons From the Kitchen: How to Prevent Difficult Communication From Burning Your Fingers
You may be surprised to learn that one goal when creating a fresh fruit tart is to fool the eye into thinking the pastry is larger than it is. Pastry chefs do this by creating an alternating left and right pattern with the fruit slices. Take a look at this image and you'll see what I mean.
I couldn't help but feel wistful when I heard that today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Tetris. Even though I have not played the game in about 25 years, it got me thinking about why Tetris became (and remains) so popular to begin with and also how, in some ways, it's the ultimate gaming embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit.
Matt Tenney has learned leadership lessons from being in prison, living in a monastery and running his own business.
Being a leader is a complex task, but the defining moments of great leadership can be surprisingly simple. As a father of three kids under six, I've noticed some striking parallels between the morals of bedtime stories and the legacies of illustrious leaders.
David Kim "I don’t have children, so it might seem that my story lacks relevance to the work-life balance debate," Callan
Whether operating in retail, banking, grocery or other industries, the health of today's companies relies more than ever before on creating a reciprocating network of shared value for all stakeholders.
Leadership means having to go first and pitching in, particularly if the task is not a cushy one. And it means you have to be around.