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Five Magnificent Ways You Can Lead Like Google Without Spending A Dime On Perks

As research for an article I later wrote for Fast Company Magazine, I traveled to Google’s Mountain View, California campus, and spent the day meeting with several of their talent management executives. Within just my first hour at Google, I saw firsthand all the...

Science Agrees With Obi Wan: Trust Your Feelings

Imagine you’re giving a presentation tomorrow to a group of your organization’s top decision makers. Your job will be to persuade them to approve, and invest in, a new initiative you’ve worked over a year to develop. Heading into the meeting, you’re convinced you have...

Five Things Leaders Should Do In December To Ensure Success In The New Year

“Fortune favors the bold.” Virgil (70-19 BC) There’s a great tendency in the month of December to wind things down. With the holiday season upon us, and the least amount of sunlight of the year around to energize us, we're influenced to work in slow motion.  We feel...

What My Near-Death Experience Taught Me About Life And Leadership

Early one morning just a few weeks ago, I woke up with the intention of starting my day at the gym.  But before I ever made it out of the house, I completely blacked out, fell on a cold travertine floor and broke my ribs. The pain from that fall was excruciating; and...