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“In half an hour or so,” Ben continued, “the rest of the staff will start wandering in. Some of them will look at those documents. Most will need some kind of explanation. I’ll be available this morning, but you’re just as qualified as I am....

But thoughts tumbled through his mind, one after the other. The financials don’t quote the work. The financials don’t sell the work. The financials don’t perform or track the work. People do that! Source: Forbes | When The Financials Look Bad, Dig Deeper To Find Out...

He had known things weren’t great in the organization. But he had just concentrated on doing his own job, making sure his division’s customers were satisfied. But now he was CEO. He was hearing things he didn’t want to hear. And he was facing a...

This company could go under. He thought of his coworkers and his customers, many of whom had come to be friends. He imagined telling them that his company needed him, but, well, he decided to look for another job. He realized at that moment that...

Celebrities have to expect that every detail of their lives will find its way into the public press. Businesspeople—barring some egregious wrongdoing—have a right to expect some privacy, and some respect for the confidentiality that their organizations depend on. In fiction, these limits are off. Source:...

“It is almost a cliché,” our colleague James Jennings mused the other day. “A CEO reads a book, likes it, and buys dozens of copies for the team. Some people read it. The book likely has good ideas, but most people resist them. If anything...

We think a good definition of employee engagement—real engagement—is employees who think and act like owners. Like businesspeople. Top companies foster this kind of involvement, sharing responsibility and rewards with people at every level of the organization. But there’s a sticking point here. Source: Forbes |...