20 Little Things Highly Successful People do…

20 Little Things Highly Successful People do…

Here are the simple routines 20 executives say helped them get where they are today. Written by Christina DesMarais, for Inc. At Thought Patrol we often look at the big picture; leadership, culture and strategy. Today we take a look at the little things that can make a big difference. We like Christina’s collection of insights, tricks and habits; we may even try to put a few into practice ourselves….enjoy, oh and why not pick a couple for yourself? It all helps.

How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)

How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)

Jeff Gothelf is an organizational designer and executive coach. He co-founded Neo Innovation in New York City and helped build it into one of the most recognized brands in modern product strategy, development and design. He is the co-author of Sense and Respond (HBR Press) and Lean UX (O’Reilly). He’s well equipped to comment on why HR needs to be Agile. We ate Thought Patrol are big on building Agile into all aspects of a company. Jeff writing for HBR here, shows how important Agile in HR is in execution of both Strategic an Operational imperatives.

Time Management Hacks for Successful People.

Time Management Hacks for Successful People.

Time management is a big part of success according to Inc’s VIP contributor, entrepreneur and connector, John Rampton.
Have you ever wondered how certain people could run a business, spend time with their family, hit the conference circuit and write a book? It’s not because they have superpowers. These people have learned the time management hacks that successful people practice daily.

Einstein Explains What It Means to Be a High-Performing Leader

Einstein Explains What It Means to Be a High-Performing Leader

No need to overthink about how to effectively lead. Following this timeless advice from Einstein is all you need.

Julian Hayes II, founder of, The Art of Fitness & Life, is writing here for Inc. He takes a famous saying of Einstein and applies it to managment and leadership thought. We like the thinking. There is definitely elegance in simplicity.

How Can You Spot a Great Leader When You See One?

How Can You Spot a Great Leader When You See One?

Find me a company where people love their work, and I’ll show you those same people willingly and enthusiastically following their leaders to achieve excellence. There is an intrinsic causal relationship between great leadership, engagement and productivity. If you have low productivity, look to your leaders! We really like the way Marcel Shwantes, @MarcelShwantes thinks and writes. This article from Inc is no exception.

20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

Here is an important article by Matthew Jones a Contributor at Inc.com. At the start of the year we often make plans, resolutions and create our own set of expectations. Perhaps you have a theme for the year of goals you want to achieve. However as we set ourselves sup for success in 2019 we need to reflect on what is truly important if w are to head in the right direction.

5 Attributes of Highly Successful Companies

5 Attributes of Highly Successful Companies

These are turbulent times. The news cycle is too fast. Climate change is wreaking havoc with fires, floods, and droughts. Rising inequality and political unrest have brought polarization and violence. Technology is disruptive and markets are volatile. How do you lead through such acceleration and uncertainty?

A new book offers a recipe for how to reset your business to last a hundred years. Maureen Kline, writing here for Inc, takes a look at a new book that wrestles with the need for adaptation and sustainable thinking.