March Top 10 Reads

1. Management Tips From A Boss Who Actually Gives A Damn

Listening to your people--and following up on what you hear with empathy--could be the key to leadership success.


2. 3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro--And Actually Grow From It

Be Smart about the way you ask for feedback and you'll quickly realize you can't live or learn without it.  Here's how to ask the right questions and get the answers you need.


3. 8 Easy Ways to Be an Extraordinary Boss

High-class leadership means doing both the little and the big things necessary for your employees to flourish. Here's where to start.


4. How To Combat A Ridiculous Work Schedule And Stop Feeling So Overwhelmed

What's mental breathing space? Exactly what you're missing.


5. How to Masterfully Explain Online Why Your Stuff Costs So Much

Embrace the subject of pricing. Whether it’s digital or in a face-to-face conversation, you’ve got to change the way you talk about this subject if you want to overcome the concerns of your prospect and earn their business. And like Tom BIHN, embrace who you are. Embrace what makes you special.

6. If You Can Solve This Equation, You're Ready To Build Your Brand

Driving brand innovation is not easy, but it is simple--solve the Innovation Equation and your brand will grow.


7. The Big Problem with the Phrase “Add Value” in Content Marketing

So do yourself a favor. Don’t listen to the naysayers. Don’t pay attention to the internet police. Don’t allow your art—however you create it—to be squelched by those who feel they’ve been assigned the job of defining a phrase that simply has no tangible definition in the first place.


8. What Shake Shack Knows About Growth that McDonald’s Has Forgotten

The idea that organizational growth comes from doing a few things well is popular and proven.  But debate remains on how to direct your firm’s focus as you grow.


9. Why It's So Hard to Turn Fickle Millennials Into Leaders

In an era of job hopping and fast rises, how do you turn young talent into leadership?


10. Yes, You Do Have Time To Mentor--Here's How To Make The Most Of It

Mentoring is a way to be smart about investing in your future. Here's how to fit it into your busy life.

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