August Top 10

1. 6 Ways Your Brain Tries To Kill Your Ideas And How To Fight Them
These common excuses for stalled creativity hit close to home, but at their core, they're pretty weak.

2. 3 Types of Dysfunctional Teams And How to Fix Them
Is your workplace a battlefield, a love-in, or does it barely function? Leaders can save these teams by instilling a healthy community.

3. 5 Factors That Separate Great Teams From Good Ones
What traits do winning teams like the German 2014 World Cup champs, or Facebook's execs have in common?  How does your team compare?

4. 70% Of Your Time At Work Is Wasted--How To Change That
Streamline time-sucks, like email, meetings and task-running, to get your time back.

5. How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day
What's the first thing you do when you get to your desk? Check email and listen to voicemails? This is the worst way to start the workday. Instead of automatically going into reactive mode and focusing on other people's priorities, begin your day with a brief planning session about what you need to get done. 

6. How to Manage Culture During a Pivot
Considering a shift in your strategy? Here's a quick primer on how to make sure your organization makes it with you.

7. The People Have Spoken: It's Time To Start Trusting Your Employees More
There are steps you can take to steer employees back from disengagement, but it takes a genuine commitment from the top.

8. How To Figure Out Your Most Productive Time Of Day
When your days already feel jam-packed, how can you afford to experiment with productivity? Get to the bottom of time-wasting habits.

9. Three Ways to Actually Engage Employees
If you can increase the level of engagement in your organization, you'll likely see the productivity of your workforce rise, too. And almost any organization can foster greater engagement if leaders: talk about the company’s impact, reward inspirational leadership, and measure employee advocacy.

10. Do You Own Your Failures More Than Your Successes?
Do you own your failures? And if you own your failures, and not your accomplishments, why? Does God want you to disregard the memory of the things you’ve done well?