May 2012

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook speech to the Harvard Business School Class of 2012. Topics to pay attention to: 1) Re-thinking how you decide on your next career steps 2) Noticing her comments about how people are afraid to tell authority figures bad news (re-affirming my advice that your willingness to do so [...]

One of the most profoundly important concepts in business (and in managing your career) is the idea of the Decisive Advantage. The concept applies to any endeavor that involves competition -- and more importantly deciding whether or not to even bother competing. It is this latter decision that most people rarely consciously consider. This is [...]