Mark Gregory and Alex Lewis set out five habits CEOs should adopt to engage their employees in this excerpt from their book "The Engagement Habit."
Don't waste time on brainstorming meetings. These are changes you can make in the office to increase your team's performance, according to psychologist Richard Wiseman.
The CEO explained how showing empathy has helped him succeed during times of uncertainty.
Read a personal excerpt from Huffington in the new book "Your Time to Thrive," a look at how very small lifestyle changes can help prevent burnout.
"We're not returning to what was a classic leadership model," Todd Moran, NovoEd's chief learning strategist, told Insider.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion consultants said leaders will be judged on how well they listen to employees from underrepresented backgrounds.
Certain words in job postings attract more male job applicants, while others attract more female applicants. By removing these gender-coded words, companies see nearly 30% more applicants, a recent study reveals. Yet only 38% of companies remove these words, which is troubling as companies seek to bring in a diverse […]
Words like "aggressive" and "logical" attract more male applicants, while words like "compassionate" and "sensitive" attract more female applicants.
Running a business with a cofounder can make your business, and you as a leader, more effective. It can also cause division and extra work, if cofounders don’t see eye-to-eye. Cofounders, romantic partners, and a psychotherapist reveal the secrets for making it work. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
Learning platform Kahoot! is rapidly growing. Because of this, CEO Eilert Hanoa often has to make quick decisions. Hanoa shared his best advice on leading a company in growth mode with Insider. This article is part of a series called “Leaders by Day,” which takes a look at how prominent […]
Very few women founders have been able to scale and lead their startups to an IPO. Only about 4 accomplished this in 2020. Only about 20 have in recent history. These trailblazing women come from a range of industries, from biomedicine to retail. When Bumble goes public this week, Whitney […]
A recent survey from management software provider 15Five found that 84% of leaders feel they’re doing a good job supporting employees during the pandemic. By comparison, only 69% of employees felt their bosses were doing a good job. This disconnect exists because leaders have to attend to people’s emotional and […]
Dr. Scott Dust is an assistant professor of management at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, who writes extensively on business leadership. Months into the pandemic, the advice to overcommunicate or schedule frequent check-ins is old news for employers leading remote teams – and more […]
Samantha Rembo is the head of Customer Connect at Intuit, the software company that created QuickBooks, TurboTax, and Mint. As a leadership and accessibility expert, she says it’s the job of managers to proactively address the mental health needs of their employees to prevent burnout. Rembo encourages managers to swap […]
Legendary basketball coach John Thompson Jr. died Monday, at 78 years old, his family announced in a statement. Thompson, the first Black coach to win an NCAA championship, mentored numerous NBA greats including Allen Iverson and Patrick Ewing, who stepped into Thompson’s shoes as Georgetown coach three years ago. Thompson, […]
Business executives may want to wait until they have all the information surrounding the police shooting of Jacob Blake before making a statement. But this may not be a good idea. One of the biggest mistakes corporate leaders make when addressing a racially charged event is waiting too long, or […]
Jamie Coakley, vice president of people at New York City-based IT support firm Electric, took proactive steps to ensure employees at the company didn’t burnout. The company cancelled meetings on Thursdays and declared the first Friday of every month through January a company-wide holiday. Employees have continued to hit their […]