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[McKinsey] How Steve Jobs became less of a jerk-leader
Would it surprise you to know that the widespread belief that Steve Jobs succeeded (in part) because he was overbearing, temperamental, and insensitive -- is a myth?!
Google reveals THE defining characteristic of successful teams
What would you give to learn team leadership from one of the most prolific companies in the world (Google)? The tech giant completed a massive two-year study on team performance.
Surprising insight into performance reviews
It’s annual performance review season! (Groans from around the room…) Many team leaders hate giving negative feedback to their team members. Thus, they hate annual performance reviews. Neg
Budget 2018: How to push your team harder (and have them love it!)
It’s budget-building time and we’re probably all thinking the same thing. How can I get even more out of my team in 2018? Have you ever wondered just how hard you could push
Google cracks the code: the #1 attribute of successful teams
Have you ever wondered how to build teams that crush their goals? Google has cracked the code. An article by Michael Schneider in the July 2017 edition...
Hurricane Recovery, An Ultra-Marathon
I witnessed the recent devastation of Hurricane Harvey along the Gulf Coast and of Hurricane Irma in Florida. My thoughts go back to my experience in the recovery effort after Hurricane Katrina.
HBR highlights 4 behaviors of winning execs
The authors identified four specific behaviors that correlated to success in their sample of 2000 CEOs.
The Best Gift of Al
During this season, maybe the best gift you can give those closest to you is affirming words straight from your heart. Your friends, family, and...
Happy Thanksgiving from the Flippen Group
Hi, I'm Flip Flippen! I'm the New York Times best-selling author of The Flip Side, and I'm a philanthropist, an entrepreneur, and I'm also a cowboy.
Google’s Research on Collaboration And Your Team’s Productivity
For decades, companies have been spending time and money on 'employee performance optimization' efforts. The emphasis has been on identifying..
How to Reprogram Your Authoritarian Business Culture
Many organizational, political, and even family social structures are designed to stroke the egos of those ‘in power. As a kid, I heard things like...
5 Steps to Halt Watercooler Back-Biting and Improve Team Effectiveness
What if we invested time during our workday to build better interpersonal communication?