16 results for tag: Steve Jobs


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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Would You Hire This Person?

Companies must innovate to grow. But where do the new ideas come from? Innovation is often a painstaking series of small improvements. But in many cases, breakthrough ideas come suddenly from the lunatic fringe, the oddballs, the disgruntled or the ...
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Humble Leadership: Research Shows it’s a Big Competitive Advantage

Humility may be a virtue, but it’s also a competitive advantage. According to research from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, humble people are more likely to be high performers in individual and team settings and they also tend to ...
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The 12 Insights Every Boss Needs

These statements of self-awareness describe how the very best managers think and believe. My favorite business authors are Guy Kawasaki and Bob Sutton, so I was really excited when I saw Bob Sutton quoted in Guy Kawasaki's newly published The Art of ...
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4 Ways to Help You “Never Give Up”

A number of leaders I know are facing extremely challenging business and/or personal situations. I want to encourage them to keep moving forward because I believe their greatest contributions are yet to come. Here are four pieces of advice to help. 1. ...
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Innovation in the Digital Revolution

Walter Isaacson, former chairman and CEO of CNN, after writing bestsellers on the likes of Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, has earned his reputation as an expert on genius. His latest book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, ...
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A Conversation for Any Leader in Any Industry

We'd all agree that education is important, but too often once we end our formal schooling, doing our job and the demands of family life bump our continued learning down the priority list. That's understandable. I know that for sure because it's happened to ...
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