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    CEOs Share Their Secrets To Success

    CEOs Share Their Secrets To Success
    Do you belong in the corner office? To succeed as a business leader you must "have integrity, value the need to make a profit but not be consumed by that need, and really care about people," says Bette Price, co-author of True Leaders: How Exceptional CEOs and Presidents Make a Difference by Building People and Profits. The Daily Grind asked CEOs ...
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    Managing the Tsunami: Survival Tips from Donald Trump

    Managing the Tsunami: Survival Tips from Donald Trump
    What's happened to the economy has been likened to a tsunami as well as an implosion. When the undersea earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit in Indonesia in 2004, the world was stunned by the devastation that took place. It triggered earthquakes around the globe as far away as Alaska. It happened in a very short amount of time. This kind of ...
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    Taking 'Office' Lessons from the World's Greatest (Inept) Boss

    Taking 'Office' Lessons from the World's Greatest (Inept) Boss
    Supervisors, middle managers and corporate executives — suits, if you will — tonight will be going to a frightening source for leadership lessons. Many will put down their copy of The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker and tune into the one-hour season premiere of NBC's (GE) comedy The Office. This borders on disturbing. After all, the show centers on a bumbling ...
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    How Companies Develop Great Leaders

    How Companies Develop Great Leaders
    At first glance, Zappos.com, the online retailer, appears to have little in common with General Electric (GE), the multinational conglomerate. Hit hard by the recession, GE is in the throes of scaling down its financial services subsidiary, GE Capital, by an estimated 40%. Zappos, on the other hand, is tapping into changing consumer habits and ramping up for 30% growth over ...
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    Managing Today’s Changes – Part 1

    Managing Today’s Changes – Part 1
    Change……dealing with it, managing it, being more aware of everything that’s changing around us; then recognizing how we’re reacting and responding to the changes in our work and life... I don’t know about you, but that's a lot of work; and there are days I’m just flat-out tired, and tuckered out from all of the changes…. But, in all of my ...
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    Managing Today’s Changes – Part 2

    Managing Today’s Changes – Part 2
    Need an Attitude Adjustment? This can probably stand alone, but do read Part 1 (same title) for a little more background and the set up for Part 2. So how is it that for some of us, our cup is half full, and for others it’s half empty? Why are some of us laser focused on the opportunities or the silver ...
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    How to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch That Will Land You Big Business

    How to Craft a Killer Elevator Pitch That Will Land You Big Business
    What is an Elevator Pitch? This is the 30-60 second business description of what you do and why someone should work with you. It's called an "Elevator Pitch" because it describes the challenge: "How would you explain your business and make a sale if fate placed you in an elevator with your dream prospect and you only had the time it ...
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