10 Ways to Avoid Pointless Meetings

group of colleagues having productive meeting

Let’s face it: A lot of meetings are pointless. Follow these 8 ground rules to have more productive meetings, saving you time and money.

The Shula Legacy

The National Football League season is winding down. The best teams are separating themselves. A champion will soon be crowned. Legends hang in the balance, daring to take their place with those of long ago. Don Shula is a true football icon now above the fray, a conquering general who long since retired. Almost two […]

This ‘Brilliant Bus’ Is In Motion for Change

Sixteen third-graders file into the wondrous classroom and plop into their seats. Computers are tantalizingly within reach, but the kids know not to touch them until vital preliminaries are addressed. “Good morning, boys and girls,” Estella Pyfrom calls out. “Good morning!” the children yell back in unison. The high-pitched chorus, while deafening, is nothing compared to […]

Jack Welch: Straight from the Gut

When you’re edging toward 80 and you’ve already revolutionized the business world, it’s clearly time to relax. But instead of kicking back, Jack Welch, the revered CEO at the helm of General Electric for 20 years, has reinvented himself again. While his contemporaries—and, let’s face it, even people half his age—are often bewildered and bedeviled […]

Jack Welch’s Success Secrets

Jack Welch has a stammer. And he’s short. But neither stopped him from reaching the height of the business world. Tapped to run GE when he was a mere 45 years old, he turned it into an international giant, using bold, inventive and aggressive techniques that others quickly emulated. “My success is lots of self-confidence […]