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The U.S. is known for its entrepreneurial culture, but not all countries are rushing to start a business. In Singapore, for example, even though nearly 80% of Singapore undergraduates have dreamed of starting their own business, only 1.1% have done so. Are there any compelling reasons for so many undergraduates not to take action?
Perhaps some students found it an uphill task to channel their moneymaking ideas into coherent business plans?[…] Continue Reading »
Tips to keep the audience from snoozing during your next presentation; an argument for face-to-face communication in an increasingly electronic world; and how cleaning out the basement turned up a billion-dollar bounty for a temple in India.
- 3 slides that could sink your next PowerPoint presentation
- 9 key traits of successful innovators
- Why smart bosses hire sports stars
- How to manage Millennials
- Indian temple finds $11 billion stored in its vaults
Read about all this and more in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Leadership:
Chris McGoff is author of “The Primes — How Any Group Can Solve Any Problem.” He is the founder of The Clearing, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based management consulting firm and tweets at @thePrimesbook. Miri McDonald, a strategic communications consultant, recently spoke with Chris about the principles behind his book. An edited transcript of their conversation follows.[…] Continue Reading »
Peter Bregman, the CEO of Bregman Partners, has served as an adviser to leadership teams at some of the world’s best-known organizations, including Morgan Stanley, Nasdaq, JP Morgan Chase, Victoria’s Secret, Converse and Katz Media Group. I spoke with him for our SmartBrief on Leadership year-end report.
Much of the conventional wisdom about business leadership encourages people to suppress their emotions.[…] Continue Reading »
Today’s guest post is by Selena Rezvani, author of “The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead but Won’t Learn in Business School.”
If there’s an issue, cause, or initiative that you want to rally for at work, consider a “change management” strategy as you implement improvement. Create a coalition of like-minded people — being transparent about your motivations — and you will be able to accomplish more than you think.[…] Continue Reading »