- SmartBriefSenior editor; managing editor of SmartBlog on Leadership, 2012 - present
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How to make the office environment more bearable | @James_daSilva
Every type of office setup has flaws. Let's start thinking about how we work and how that might improve.
Q&A: Dave McClure of 500 Startups surveys the venture capital landsc...
Dave McClure, Founding Partner of 500 Startups For startups looking for funding, the Milken Institute Global Conference is not a bad place t
Leading on stage: Tales of customer-centric management | @ChipRBell
Leaders are always on stage. And, their behavior telegraphs to their audience -- employees and customers -- what matters most.
How to fall in love (with your work) | @WorkWithPassion
You can learn a lot about thriving in your job from a poet. I know that, as a savvy businessperson, that might seem incongruous. After all,
Fifty Bits: A book that shows we can make better choices| @SmartBrief
“The Power of 50 Bits” can be digested by the layperson, but it is based on behavioral science and research and thus requires a patient and
13 development goals for leaders in 2016| @GreatLeadership
Let’s set our yearly leadership development goals and put some best practices in place to help us achieve those goals.
What SmartBrief's top leadership posts of 2015 tell us | @SBLeaders
What did you, our readers, most enjoy from SmartBlog on Leadership in 2015, and how does it compare with our most-clicked links in our daily
How does a firm survive and prosper over 3 decades? | @Comm_Core
Client focus, adaptability and people and passion. It’s a pretty simple yet hard to replicate formula. Figure out the specific that apply to
Leading is about simple actions taken every day | @James_daSilva
Credit: getrefe.com One of my worries about the idea of leadership is when it becomes this weighty, abstract concept, something talked about
The art of asking effective questions | @JoelGarfinkle
A wise man said there are three kinds of questions: Ones that show how smart you are, ones that show how dumb they are, and ones that seek i
Vocal delivery: Take command of your voice (part 1) | @SmartBrief
How do strong vocal delivery skills enhance your presentation? A voice that is both easy to hear and pleasing to listen to immediately grabs
3 arguments against performance reviews | @CorporateIntel
It's really hard to explain to someone how they can learn from mistakes and get better at what they do.
How to add -- a 3-minute lesson in design | @TheDanWard
Another 3-minute design lesson from "The Simplicity Cycle" Imagine Sherlock without Watson, chocolate without peanut butter, or an accelerat
Self-management Is the other half of self-awareness | @JohnBaldoni
Everyone says self-awareness is essential to effective leadership. It is, but there is another aspect to awareness that may be equally compe
Creating an organizational culture of resilience: Leaders are the key
Volatile equities markets, rising interest rates, international turmoil and instability, unstable monetary exchanges, shrinking resources, c