A Simple Way to Test Your Company’s Strategic Alignment There is no universal or one-size-fits-all prescription for a winning business. But corporate leaders today seem to agree that strategic alignment is high on the list. Strategic ali..
The conversation on gender and leadership centers on the same advice. Women in leadership need to be less bossy and more confident, and men need to be more understanding. It’s been said over and over again, and yet, the balance between men a..
Marketing is changing fast. This year, companies began to embrace tactics like influencer marketing, brand advocates, and Facebook Livein earnest. So in a crowded landscape, how can you make sure your idea or your company stands out? That’s ..
At the age of 10, Benjamin Franklin left formal schooling to become an apprentice to his father. As a teenager, he showed no particular talent or aptitude aside from his love of books. When he died a little over half a century later, he was Am..
How can you spot a particularly smart person? Forget looking for a glasses-sporting, goodie-two-shoes with a neat desk and an elevated speaking style. What intelligence looks like in the real world and what it looks like in stereotypes are tw..
There are so many people today who think that their twenties are a time where they must struggle financially. However, this doesn’t have to be true. There are in fact ways to become a millionaire before you hit 30. If you dream of becoming a..
In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the center of psychology research and theory. It continued a trend that began in the 1960s with ..
No one can be sure where oil prices are headed. McKinsey’s Scott Nyquist answers the questions business leaders are asking about the state of the market. With the intensity of ancient seers examining runes, policy makers, analysts, and econ..
The process of 3D printing is quickly altering the way entrepreneurs think about their production cycles. Historically, 3D printing has been used to speed up the process of creating prototypes, but as the technology has evolved, 3D printing ha..
The social media game seems like it comes naturally to some businesses. On the other hand, some online business owners just can’t seem to find the time or the knowledge that turns places like Facebook and Twitter into gold mines. Is there so..