A person’s ability to have people do what he wants is the ultimate exercise of power. A person can get people to do his bidding through force or by convincing them. It has been established throughout history that forcing people to do things doesn’t really work. They do the work […]
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Business coaching is so much more important than what many think at the moment. It is actually a shame to see that many dismiss this. You can easily increase the success of your company if you use business coaching. Why is that? The main benefits are highlighted below. Confidence Building Having […]Read more ›
Do you spend some time thinking about how to prepare to reach top management or to get a chance at board meetings? Management levels and advocacy opportunities for the board of directors tend to be rare and are offered only to the most valuable and qualified professionals. But how do […]Read more ›
The element of risk is always there when you are going to start a new business. Before starting a new business, you have to do the proper study regarding culture, market, demographics, political influences and of course your affordability. Moreover, being an owner you also have to consider your own […]Read more ›
Malcolm Gladwell is one of the best business writers in the world and his books have many important lessons for professionals and businesses. Gladwell’s book, David versus Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, should be made compulsory reading for accounting professionals and CPAs. We explain why in […]Read more ›
More and more regularly, we hear of CEOs that engage in philanthropic activities. Of no exception is Charles Phillips, Infor CEO. Before his role at Infor, he was President of Oracle, and Managing Director at Morgan Stanley before that. He is a highly educated man, and he has a strong […]Read more ›
Soft skills are a topic of hot debate. But what are they? Essentially, they refer to personality traits, language affinity, social grace, habits, optimism, and various other things. Good leaders have excellent soft skills, which complement their hard – technical – skills. Karen Phillips and Infor CEO Charles Phillips, mistress […]Read more ›
Humans thrive on validation from the people that surround them and we have all had one of those days when there is a dip in the way we feel about ourselves. It could be anything that could act as a confidence eroding event, being rejected by a girl you approached […]Read more ›
Getting to the top of the corporate ladder takes hard work and dedication. If you are African American, however, the work you have to put in is even greater. That said, people like Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox and Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, both African-American and both master and […]Read more ›