By: Richard Feloni Personal branding through social media may help you build your professional network, but there will never be a replacement for a charismatic personality. Napoleon Hill, author of “Think and Grow Rich” — one of the top-selling books of all time — wrote about the habits of the most likable people in his
The HartfordView By Kelly Spors The unfortunate reality is that a lot of businesses fail. What differentiates those that fail from those that become raging successes? Certain traits and habits help business owners beat the odds and build highly successful companies. Here’s a look at the top 10: 1. They dream big. Successful business owners are dreamers.
A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker By Rachael Wonderlin Part of the Transforming Life as We Age Special Report (This article appeared previously on AlzheimersReadingRoom.com.) When you work in dementia care, people tend to ask you a lot of questions. Probably one of the most common questions that I hear is, “Are you
The role of management has changed quite a bit over the past few years. Few people realize it, but the role of management was originally created to maintain the status quo and enforce rules and protocols. Managers were supposed to push employees and extract everything they could from them. Management never cared about engagement, empowerment,
By: Bill McDermott CEO at SAP All leaders have one thing in common: Followers. Followership can be won in grand moments, through a galvanizing speech or how a crisis is handled. Not for me. The leaders I’ve chosen to follow throughout my career earned my intense loyalty and commitment in small, un-orchestrated moments between
Fearless children often turn into insecure adults. How do people manage to stay confident in the face of failure? By: Stephanie Vozza Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here. When my son was four, he wore