22 results for tag: Steve Jobs


The #1 Way to Counteract Stage Fright

The following is adapted from The Thought Leader Formula. As a thought leader, speaking engagements can be a major revenue source for you. If you’re like most people and thought of public speaking scares you to death, there’s a foolproof way to combat ...
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Can Success Make You Happy? Maybe, But Here’s What Matters Even More…

If you're rich and powerful, you'll be happy. Sound familiar? Probably–the media sends us this subconscious message constantly. Despite the science being clear that money and power don't actually contribute to real, true happiness, we can't seem to ...
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Jack Has Passed

You're bound to feel sadness when one of your idols passes away. Even if you've never met him/her. And that's how I'm feeling today... because Jack passed, Jack Welch, former CEO of GE General Electric. I never met Jack. Yet, I feel like I knew him ...
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The Best Way to Attract the Worst Candidates

Most job descriptions suck. I mean they're truly awful. (In most cases, they actually drive away the best candidates.) When it comes to hiring new employees, most execs craft and publicize job descriptions that highlight the specific requirements ...
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How to Get, and Stay, Inspired

We all crave inspiration – that feeling of complete exuberance combined with a shot of energy that can catalyze a movement, a business, or a new idea. The problem is that inspiration can be elusive. When we have it, we love it, and we want more. What we ...
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What We Can Learn From Apple on the Importance of IQ vs EQ for Executives

In 1985, one of the biggest executive showdowns in history became public when Apple’s board of directors was forced to take sides between then-CEO John Sculley or founder Steve Jobs. Most of us know the outcome: Jobs was ousted, while Sculley continued to ...
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Time to Give Your To-Do List to Someone Else

If you're reading this, chances are you have a "to-do" list. You know how it gets compiled. Something occurs to you. Onto the bottom of the list it goes. In no particular order, just one of those things that need to get done. The years pass. The list ebbs and ...
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The Best Way to Excite 90,000 Headhunters

As an executive recruiter, I get dozens of calls, emails, texts, and smoke signals each week from strangers. They almost always have some variation of the same question: "I'm thinking about making a career move this year. What's the best way to get on your ...
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What LeBron Can Teach You About Hiring

Even if you’re not an NBA nut, there's two mongo recruiting lessons to be garnered from the saga of LeBron James and his career moves. As a refresher, King James had two stints in Cleveland. His stops have been: 6 years Cleveland Cavaliers 3 years ...
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Are You a Manager or a Leader?

The client sitting across the table sipped his coffee and leveled a stare at me. “What I need,” he said, "is not more leaders. I need followers that will follow and managers that will manage." When I asked him to expand a bit on this, here was his ...
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Being a Solar CEO: What it’s Taught Me About Workplace Energy

As a solar company CEO, I've learned many unexpected lessons about a form of energy seemingly different yet related to solar energy – energy in the workplace. I know how to manage people's electricity usage within the walls of their homes, helping them ...
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Cultivate Innovation From Within

All business leaders want to innovate and release those rare, inspirational and highly desirable products that their customers line up to buy. In their quest to learn how to innovate they often look outside their organizations and wonder how successful ...
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