Innovation 101: Create, Control, Compete, Collaborate
Innovation has made our country what it is today – and the need for it is greater than ever as we compete in a global economy. The problem: What is innovation and how do we do it. Professor Jeff DeGraff, who runs innovation labs in Atlanta and Ann Arbor and teaches at the Steven M. Ross Business School at the University of Michigan, offers a seminar for Corp! readers. The bell is about to ring..
The Stress and Dark Side of Life at the Top
Sept. 27, 2012 - The next time you're in front of senior leadership in a meeting, in the cafeteria, or in an elevator, think about the reality of their lives, and have a little empathy. That will create a relationship based more on collaboration than on fear. That will be good for the company and for your career.
Michigan’s Top Chief Executives Take Leadership Seriously
Dec. 15, 2011 - Former U.S. Secretary of State and Gen. Colin Powell has often told audiences that effective leaders are made, not born and learn from trials and errors. Michigan's business leaders are created the same way. Along the way, many become exceptional as they learn to persevere through hardships, looking for opportunities to succeed.
Secrets of World-Class Athletes & Business Leaders
June 10, 2010 - What sets world-class athletes and business leaders apart from others? They think, believe and act differently. Compare the typical business "post mortem" after a project or deal has gone badly, to how world-class athletes and business leaders deal with mistakes and failures.
Lack of Resources Will Leave Families, Employees Struggling to Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s
June 7, 2010 - One trend that is sure to have an increasingly profound impact on families throughout America is the dramatic rise of Alzheimer's disease.
Are You Behaving Like a Narcissistic Boss and Don’t Know It?
June 7, 2010 - Just between us, be honest. Do you find yourself having to have the last word in a meeting with your direct reports? Are you often resistant to hearing bad news -Â especially if it relates to you?