leadership

Steve Jobs and Bernie Madoff: What They Have in Common

Steve Jobs and Bernie Madoff: What They Have in Common

You might not think these two have any similarities, but turns out they do. What do Bernie Madoff and Steve Jobs have in common? More than you think. Common Gro... »

Inside the Brain of a Leader

Inside the Brain of a Leader

Can neurological rewiring boost leadership skills? Do great leaders have distinctive brains? Yes, says David A. Waldman, a management professor at Arizona State... »

14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done

14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done

In the spirit of the topic, let’s get right to it: 1. Eliminate one ego commitment. We all do things that have more to do with ego than results. Maybe you... »

How to Be Confident, Even When You’re Not

How to Be Confident, Even When You’re Not

Everyone has insecurities when doing something new. Here are three ways to build strength and be self-confident. New challenges and opportunities can be excitin... »

Want to Succeed? Get Used to Failure

Want to Succeed? Get Used to Failure

Stop thinking so much–you’re just procrastinating, says Jessica Herrin, founder of WeddingChannel.com and Stella and Dot. You have to fail your way ... »

10 ways to stay happy as an entrepreneur

10 ways to stay happy as an entrepreneur

At last week’s The Next Web Conference it was interesting to hear how entrepreneurs are changing their goals. At previous events we would often hear about monet... »

3 Ways Great Leaders Hold Themselves Back

3 Ways Great Leaders Hold Themselves Back

Are you getting in your own way? You might be shooting yourself in the foot if you’re guilty of these three things. Leadership is tough, and often confusi... »

6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy

6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy

  Tired of searching for the secret to a fulfilling career and a happy life? Look no further. What if the key to becoming successful and happy is to quit t... »

To Be Authentic, Look Beyond Yourself

To Be Authentic, Look Beyond Yourself

  Authenticity — what is it, who has it, and how do you get it? Most people associate authenticity with being true to oneself — or “walking the talk.... »

8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

  The most successful people in business work differently. See what they do–and why it works. I’m fortunate to know a number of remarkably succ... »

Want to Be a Better Leader? Put Yourself First

Want to Be a Better Leader? Put Yourself First

  Before Carrie Kerpen could excel at the helm of the social media firm she co-founded, she had to change some things about herself. Here she explains. Whe... »

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

  There aren’t many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom... »

4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build

4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build

  When Jean-Luc Robert, CEO of San Diego, Calif.-based Kyriba wants to blow off some steam, he straps on his skis and jumps out of a helicopter. Robert is ... »

Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation

Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation

  Q: How I can win the trust of investors, future partners and suppliers? – Catalina Ly This is part of a larger question: What’s your most val... »

Android Founder and Leader Andy Rubin Steps Down

Android Founder and Leader Andy Rubin Steps Down

  Google CEO Larry Page on Wednesday announced a big change over in the company’s Android division: Andy Rubin is being replaced by Sundar Pichai. Rubin is... »

FCC To Lose Two Leaders in Two Days

FCC To Lose Two Leaders in Two Days

  Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Robert McDowell announced that he will step down from his post in the coming few weeks. McDowell is ... »

Founders Must Both Fear and Embrace Failure to Succeed

Founders Must Both Fear and Embrace Failure to Succeed

  Most first-time founders enter the arena with only a handful of the necessary skills and snippets of domain knowledge required to make their idea work. E... »

Tell Me Who You Are. Who You Really Are.

Tell Me Who You Are. Who You Really Are.

  Last week we finished building the foundation of your brand (here’s Part Iand Part II in case you missed it). Having a solid brand identity helps in thre... »

Ninja Innovation and What World Governments Can Learn from the Next Web Leaders

Ninja Innovation and What World Governments Can Learn from the Next Web Leaders

  Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electro... »

12 Companies Whose Leaders We’d Love to Shadow for a Day

12 Companies Whose Leaders We’d Love to Shadow for a Day

  I don’t know many entrepreneurs who aren’t better served by the opportunity to talk candidly to their peers and others in the startup community, from VCs... »

10 Lessons I Learned by Taking the Entrepreneurial Red Pill

10 Lessons I Learned by Taking the Entrepreneurial Red Pill

  Around this time of year I get sentimental and think about my life for once. It’s been slightly over two years since I attended Startup Weekend in Septem... »

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