Organizational psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant shares insight from his research on what qualities really add the most value to a team. Hint, narcissism isn’t one of them. In fact, having a blinding, high regard of yourself or your abilities tends to make a business less efficient and less effective—no matter how great the individual performances of … [Read more...] about #368: Adam Grant—Are You Adding Value?
If your goal is to grow your business, Trainual Founder and CEO Chris Ronzio—who successfully grew his own company by 500% in just one year—has some advice: If you want to do something differently tomorrow, you’ve got to teach someone else what you’re doing today. In other words, you’ve got to learn how to delegate responsibilities—but that’s tough to do if you never take the … [Read more...] about #367: Chris Ronzio—Do, Document, Delegate
We’re all navigating uncharted territory right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And a health crisis of this scale impacts everything: your family, your team and your business. In these uncertain times, we do know one thing for sure: We’re stronger, together. And we’re here to help in any way we can, including answering some of your most-pressing questions as business owners … [Read more...] about What Business Owners Need to Know About COVID-19
If you ask researcher and bestselling author Tom Rath, it’s never too early to start making a lasting impact on the world around you. His best advice? Start small. Tune in as Tom explains how even the smallest things repeated consistently over time really can make a huge difference in the lives of others. And from a work perspective, the benefits (like increased productivity … [Read more...] about #366: Tom Rath—Creating a Culture of Contribution
Why are you—or why do you want to be—a leader, really? This is the question bestselling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni helps answer in his newest book, The Motive. In this episode, Pat explains how your response to five common leadership responsibilities can reveal whether you’re in it for the right reasons (or not!)—and what to do about … [Read more...] about #363: Patrick Lencioni—Why Are You a Leader?