Category Archives: Employee motivation

Lance Gibbs’ New Book: Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

I just finished reading a brand new book by Lance Gibbs, founder and executive chairman of BP3. BP3 is an Austin, Texas-based company that works with clients to provide simplified and improved business process solutions.

|17 Jul 2017

Why Google Can’t Run Its Business Like Google

Logo of Google’s new holding company Alphabet
Late last month I posted an article on this blog titled “Why You Can’t Run Your Company Like Google.

|14 Aug 2015

The Dangers of Shunning Bureaucracy at All Costs

Some CEOs and leaders avoid bureaucracy as too stifling, but are flatter hierarchies necessarily better?

|28 Jan 2015

Top 10 Most Popular CEO Posts of 2014

Here are my top 10 most viewed posts of 2014 concerning all things CEO – from hiring to managing the board to failing by having a best buddy and more.

|18 Dec 2014

What mindset do the best leaders share?

Leadership styles vary, but executives who excel share a specific mental approach. This is what Gap International discovered when they interviewed 500 executives, according to an article in Entrepreneur.

|31 Oct 2014

How to overcome a subpar goals management system

I wrote this article for Fast Company to give employees at all levels a process for linking their goals to the corporate business objectives and making themselves more valuable as a result.

|28 Oct 2014

An Air Force general’s guide to leadership

Here are four leadership principles an Air Force general has learned over the years.

|23 Oct 2014

“Monolithic insanity” & other notes on office spaces

Knowledge workers need private areas to do their work. Here’s why.

|16 Oct 2014

Graphic: Employee evolution past vs. future

Jacob Morgan, Principal & Co-Founder of Chess Media Group, recently published this graphic in a Forbes article about his new book titled “The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.

|04 Sep 2014

The Truth About Salaries

Jeff Haden wrote a great piece recently on the “7 Things Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss About Salaries.

|20 Aug 2014



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