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  • Daniel Burrus
    The Internet of Things Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes — Part 2
    Last week I talked about how people are thinking too small when they think about the Internet of Things. When we truly consider the ramifications of connecting a vast array of data-gathering sensors, devices, and machines together, what’s...
  • The 100-Mile Walk.
    A father and son walk 100 miles to find the essence of leadership
    Sixty-five-year-old Sander A. Flaum, and his 35-year-old son, Jonathon A Flaum, embarked on a six-month-long, 100-mile walk in their quest to find the essence of leadership.Their journey took them down the streets of New York and New Orleans,...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    How to Jump-Start Radical Change in Your Company
    When Steve Jobs developed the iPod in 1997, he assembled a diverse group of thinkers with different points of view and areas of expertise. They didn't invent something new. Rather, they brought together disparate technologies that no one had...
  • Positioning your leadership role
    Positioning your leadership role
    It’s amazing how many people desire to become a leader, but lack the understanding, qualifications, and responsibilities of a leader. A leader is in a position of power; power to influence the behavior of people, yet many leaders struggle...
  • Parenting
    Bestseller author Paul Smith releases new book, Parenting With A Story
    Bestseller author of Lead With a Story, Paul Smith, released this month his new book, Parenting With a Story: Real-Life Lessons in Character for Parents and Children to Share.Based on extensive research into storytelling, Smith demonstrates the...
  • Daniel Burrus
    The Internet of Things Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes — Part 1
    When people talk about “the next big thing,” they’re never thinking big enough. It’s not a lack of imagination; it’s a lack of observation. I’ve maintained that the future is always within sight, and you don...
  • The Courage to Lead Change
    The Courage to Lead Change!
    If it’s true that courageous leaders are in high demand and in short supply, I am indeed privileged to have worked with Tom, a Vice President in Silicon Valley who leads 13,000 global technical and manufacturing personnel.Beyond the courage...
  • Newly elected Maryland governor, Larry Hogan
    Meet the new boss...same as the old boss? Bible leaders show us how to lead
    As a result of this month’s elections, there will be some new leaders both in the national congress and the state legislatures come this January. Will these new leaders, such as the newly elected Maryland governor, Larry Hogan, be any...
  • 4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    Entrepreneurs work very hard 24/7! They create startups and strive to build their businesses. The struggles are many and often the thanks are few. In the end, they succeed or move on to something new and start over. This is a cycle that seems...
  • Tips to be more charismatic and confident
    Tips to be more charismatic and confident
    There are some proven techniques that will help you become more confident and charismatic when conversing and interacting with others. Think about someone confident. James Bond? Elvis? Superman? A public speaker? Politician? Teacher? The most...
  • Chelsea and Hillary
    Wrong answer, President Obama
    President Obama took responsibility for the Democrat’s whopping defeat at the polls last week. Republicans blamed him for everything at a time when the President was sliding down in the polls. The slide happened for a number of reasons...
  • Digital Marketing
    How to rediscover the art of brand marketing
    “Twitter is not a strategy,” exclaims Tom Doctoroff, CEO of J. Walter Thompson in Asia Pacific, and author of the new book, Twitter is Not a Strategy: Rediscovering the Art of Brand Marketing.Challenging industry wisdom, Doctoroff...
  • Dutch researcher shows why people pick bad leaders
    Dutch researcher shows why people pick bad leaders
    Very few people in the world would consider the present crop of leaders and politicians as being the brightest or the best. Brian Spisak, Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Organization at VU University in Amsterdam in the...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    The Key to Creating Partnerships That Work
    The coming together of two distinct organizations isn't merely difficult--it's nearly impossible. The statistics are overwhelming: a recent global survey conducted by KMPG found that 83% of mergers fail. But yours doesn't have to. How...
  • Create the A-Team rather than the robot team
    Create the A-Team rather than the robot team
    Entrepreneurs go through extremes that many workers rarely experience. They are forced to learn a broader range of information relating to running the business. They may clean the floors one day and invent a new product on the next then then...