Forbes writer Bonnie Marcus is an executive coach out to help women thrive in the workplace. During the interview process, it is important to understand the values and culture of the company before signing that new contract. This will save you time and money in the long run. Here are 8 culture questions mom's should … Continue reading 8 Culture Questions Mom’s Should Ask on Their Next Interview | Leverage Ambition
Hiring the right people takes time and money. Many overlook the importance of hiring and it can lead to problematic employees and a dip in company moral and profit. That is why it is important to screen each candidate ahead of time so that you are very clear on what the future hire is going … Continue reading 16 Questions to Ask Future Hires | Leverage Ambition
It IS true, nice girls don't get the corner office. They usually get run over and stomped on as others that play the politics game climb the ladder more quickly and more efficiently. The real deal here is that it is imperative to be confident, stick up for yourself without offending others, making difficult decisions, … Continue reading Book Reviews Presents – Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office Summary, by Lois P. Frankel
Showing appreciation is not just a nice to have, it's a need to have if you want to retain great employees. Here are 20 great gift ideas for your employees to make them feel like you appreciate them. Wine, Champagne or LiquorGift CertificatesExtra Time OffGift BasketsNice Lunch or DinnerTravel BackpackOmaha Steaks Delivery GiftNice Pen + … Continue reading 20 Great Gifts to Reward Your Employees | Leverage Ambition
Fantastic leaders are hard to come by. Leadership seems easy, but it is hard work. Here are 10 great qualities only the best leaders possess, and things we can all work on ourselves. 1. Intuition Trusting your intuition is key in great leadership. You need to be able to make quick calls that could have … Continue reading 10 Qualities of Great Leaders – Leverage Ambition
Change is good. Or so our grandparents have told us. The reality is change is also constant. This means that nothing stays the same, therefore innovation needs to be ever changing too. Sadly many corporations continue to remain stagnant. Stagnance is then multiplied as new energy and processes are not allowed to adapt or change … Continue reading Converting Corporate Chaos to Creative Change
Turns out, yes. It is real. And it's a silent epidemic. And sadly it exists in many daily lives of all workers worldwide, where many victims are threatened and silenced. Bigger global companies are responsible for abiding by the laws in each respective country. Unfortunately internal legal and management, accustomed to defending the company at … Continue reading Is Sexism in Corporate Still a Thing?
Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Here's an excerpt of what she posted this week on Instagram: You get used to it, even as a little girl- opening the newspaper, turning on the tv, and hardly ever seeing anybody that looks like you. You train yourself to not get your hopes up. And sometimes it's a battle … Continue reading Michelle Obama Wins This Week
Do you work in a hostile work environment? A few ways to know you are is by vetting your own feelings, and asking yourself the following questions: * Do you dread going into the office? * Do you feel ignored, belittled, or cut down? * Do you feel the target of others frustration or insecurities? … Continue reading Tips for Dealing with a Toxic Boss
If you've watched Tiger King on Netflix already, you know exactly what I am talking about! If you do not, here is a summary of the original Netflix series ahead of time before you read on (I HIGHLY recommend watching the full series too): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acTdxsoa428 How is this related to the corporate environment? Well, it's … Continue reading The Cure for the Corporate ‘Carol Baskin’ Effect
As our media and health outlets continue to sabotage themselves with spreading hate and fear, it's more important then ever to go solo and be your own boss. Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, however those that work smart and hard, and also have the passion to help others will succeed. They will also create communities … Continue reading Is Free Thought Really Free?
All I want to say is that, They Don't REALLY Care About Us. Nothing rings more true than it does now. Read these lyrics. Skin head, dead headEverybody gone badSituation, aggravationEverybody allegationIn the suite, on the newsEverybody dog foodBang bang, shot deadEverybody's gone madAll I want to say is thatThey don't really care about usAll … Continue reading What MJ Got Right
1. Devaluing others that challenge your personal agenda You want to be surrounded by those smarter than you, or you will not learn and progress. Embracing the fact that you don't know it all is imperative to stimulate infinite and continual learning. You want to hire those smarter than you to keep your business up … Continue reading Harmful Behaviors Good Leaders Should Not Support