• Why managers need to remember what Einstein said
• “There is absolutely no, zero, nada, zilch, reason why we … subscribe to Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity”
Fifteen years in management with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company helped shape how management consultant Douglas Brooks looks at problems – and solutions.
He has developed a 52-week plan for managers to develop greater customer-focused teamwork, to motivate and to retain top employees.
Mr. Brooks has put his ideas into a new book with the blunt title, “If This Book Doesn’t Help, It Might Be You.”
“I tried to encapsulate questions and answers and opportunities for young leaders, new leaders, old leaders, C-suite leaders, to be able to stimulate conversations in their work group, whether it’s at the board level or the line lever,” he says.
• Former restauranteur knows the real recipe for business success
• “A lesson that’s not just for business, but is actually a lesson for life”
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Dan Sachs knows …
• Too many in business are letting their creativity languish, expert says
• “Everything about creativity can be learned”
Despite all the talk about innovation, people in business are not …
• Public pension plans are just murder for insider Josiah Vencel
• “It’s nonfiction wrapped in fiction”
There are only a few ways to keep a public pension fund financially viable: …
• No, you’re not immune to bias
• “Work that really does have an impact is when you help people understand the way they’re making decisions”
Howard Ross, a lifelong social justice …
• Expert Jennifer Kahnweiler says it’s time organizations were introvert-friendly
• “You’ll get so much more out of your team if you play to their preferences”
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• How to spot the hidden technology reefs that could shipwreck your small business
• “You can be leveraging technology in the same way that a …