Traditional leadership models were built on hierarchies and managing from the top down. Today we’ve evolved to collaborative leadership models, which has moved customary CEO roles from the one to the many. Richard Branson and other famed leaders built their success with a collaborative approach. Let Branson’s favorite quotes on the topic inspire you to do the same.
Late last year, Officevibe, the leader in employee engagement software, released an unprecedented, real-time report on the “State of Employee Engagement,” based on hundreds of thousands of answers from their customer survey software. Unlike so many dated reports, what employees are telling their companies about what truly matters to them using Officevibe software is in the here and now. It updates in real time, adding new data as answers stream in, like, right now. More than 50,000 employees from over 1,000 organizations representing 150 countries have registered their views since 2013, representing close to 1.2 million data points.
If a micro-manager is the term to describe an overbearing helicopter boss, I would have to call this guy a nano-manager. So much so that I honestly lost all confidence in my ability to make a work-based decision of any kind on my own. Needless to say, I was not there very long. This is a story about wolves!
When people hear the title of CEO, those three letters that command respect, they tend to imagine a relentless titan on a quest for entrepreneurial greatness. What comes to mind is the fiery temperament of a visionary like Steve Jobs, or the competitive drive of a leader like Travis Kalanick. Instead, they shared more traditional qualities, such as a strong sense of self-awareness, prioritization skills and, most of all, a willingness to listen and hear new ideas from their fellow leaders.
Ten-year CEO studies conducted by a team of psychologists, economists, statisticians, and data scientists don’t come along every day It turns out that being decisive is more important than you ever imagined for unlocking peak performance.
Excessive focus exhausts the focus circuits in your brain. The brain operates optimally when it toggles between focus and unfocus.
Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a crucial one for employees. But, why is this quality important, and how can you tell if you have it?
Creating a great culture–that puts people first and gives them opportunities–is paramount. What 1981 can teach you about 2017
Here are four things great bosses say on an employee’s very first day to make sure that person gets off to a great — and focused — start.
The entrepreneurial success story of Richard Branson is well known, but what most don’t know about is his passion and belief in the power of leadership.