How To Lead
Wednesday, June 19 2013
Recovering perfectionist Jo Kirchner, president and CEO of Primrose Schools, talks about setting expectations and why you should aim for excellence instead of the unattainable ideal. This 2013 POW! Award honoree leads over 250 schools in 17 states nationwide.
Tuesday, June 11 2013
How many times do you think, “We have to stop meeting like this”? One more unproductive business meeting and you’ll find new uses for that paper shredder? According to Michael Wilkinson, author of “The Secrets to Masterful Meetings,” the single most important factor in leading great meetings is preparation. Check out his “5 Ps of Preparation” that will make you a mega-meeting master.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Tuesday, June 11 2013
In college, Nancy Duarte may have gotten an ‘F’ in connecting to the audience in her speech communication class, but today she gets straight As from business leaders who turn to her and her Silicon Valley firm to design presentations that pack a punch. Duarte teaches clients like Al Gore (her firm helped him develop his presentation that became “An Inconvenient Truth”) that empathy is everything.
Monday, June 10 2013
Feel like you can't step outside of the box in your professional life? Lara Hodgson, serial entrepreneur and CEO of NOWaccount, encourages you to look at the boundaries you set for yourself and others, so you can take control of your priorities.
Tuesday, June 04 2013
Virginia Hepner still uses her corporate banking background as president and CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center. She shares tips for creating a team in any industry by focusing on building credibility, trust and accountability and identifying shared common interests that team members can rally around.