Seth Godin shares an unusual take on finding your north star that can apply to individual star finding as well as team strategy. 
The way you think about setting goals may be setting you up for failure. Understanding what leading vs lagging indicators are and how to use them can h…
4,000 teams signed up. And most teams tried to leverage individual incentives. Other teams used data. But the team that won did something different ... 
A productivity lessons from the story of how Houston Airport responded to complaints with a far worse experience that dropped complaints to almost zero.
It’s easy to look at successful people and think about how lucky they are. We often don’t see the work behind the luck. Mark Cuban shares his experienc…
Sanity, time, and emotional energy are worth a lot. And sometimes walking away from something is the best way to preserve them.
1:1 conversations are important at work. Even more important, and sometimes more difficult, in family relationships. Here's why and how kids specifical…
Normally Pixar is thought of as a darling of success. But rewind a bit and Pixar wasn’t doing so well.
You've got to see this award-winning short film that shows how to grow in influence and smile more at the same time. The best part is that you can do t…
"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" is the worst question you could ask to start a conversation about development. Learn why and explore a much bet…
I went running with my son. I'm a lot faster than he is—unless he uses a bike. Then I'm the slow one. Steve Jobs made famous the idea that a computer i…
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