What Really Matters?

When I started writing EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches, I asked myself the question, “What are the fundamental principles that caused my company to win?” In the process, I came up with six concepts that helped transform my business from a card table in the living room to a nationally […]

The Protocol of Calling Someone Out at Work

The workplace is renowned for holding conventional team sales meetings wherein performance, achievement and sales numbers are publicly touted.  When sales numbers are met and quotas exceeded, bells ring, horns blow, trumpets play and even obtuse exercises are ritually and merrily performed. Key individuals are buoyed by the recognition, accolades and affirmations which are great […]

Five Things to Know About Leadership From Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin

As a presidential biographer and historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin certainly feels sympathy for the struggles that past leaders have endured. But she also has strong feelings for the leaders of today, whether they are presidents, chief executive officers or managers of any kind. Their need to balance the media, the job’s demands and their relationships […]