16 apps and tools that help CEOs stay productive and successful

16 apps and tools that help CEOs stay productive and successful

January 8, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

As you set your goals for 2019, you may be looking for new strategies to boost your productivity. Perhaps you want to find a way to better manage your email or organize your to-dos on a day-to-day basis. We asked a number of CEOs which apps and tools help them–and their teams–stay on task and…

Quotas don’t guarantee more women will be on boards

Quotas don’t guarantee more women will be on boards

December 7, 2018 adminrqn4r 0

We are at a historical moment where tides can turn quickly to create meaningful, systemic change towards how women are welcomed and represented in the world of business. California recently passed a mandate requiring public companies that are incorporated in the state to have at least one female director by the end of 2019. It’s the…

5 Reasons empathy is the most important leadership skill

5 Reasons empathy is the most important leadership skill

December 7, 2018 adminrqn4r 0

According to studies carried out by Development Dimensions International (DDI), empathy is the biggest single leadership skill needed today. According to Richard S. Wellins, senior vice president of DDI, “Being able to listen and respond with empathy is overwhelmingly the one interaction skill that outshines all other skills.” Other research has backed up DDI findings. Dianne…

How to let your secret hidden extrovert out

How to let your secret hidden extrovert out

December 7, 2018 adminrqn4r 0

About 15 years ago, I was asked to serve on the board of a nonprofit that I had been affiliated with for many years. I chaired a particularly contentious meeting and used a lot of humor to break the tension in a way that defused some of the rancor and allowed us to discuss a…