Don’t get fooled by a good outcome (or deflated by a bad one)

Don’t get fooled by a good outcome (or deflated by a bad one)

Unfortunately, the vast majority of business decisions are full of considerable uncertainty and situational factors. There is no sure thing, and waiting for more information might seem like a good idea, but oftentimes waiting to get more information is extremely costly in terms of time and money. And if you’re in a high-growth company, this is even harder.

Most meetings suck. But they don’t have to.

Most meetings suck. But they don’t have to.

Let me agree with you upfront, most meeting suck. In fact, so many meetings suck that my friend Cameron Herold has written a book about it. And a quick search on Amazon shows that he’s not the only one. Bad meetings are rampant in most organizations.

Celebrating America's core values this 4th - Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

For me, the 4th of July about a celebration of the grand experiment designed by our founding fathers. The United States of America was a radical idea. And one that came with great uncertainty and cost. The signers of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution took great personal risk and sacrificed much.

Good strategy requires good situational awareness. Here’s how to improve yours.

Good strategy requires good situational awareness. Here’s how to improve yours.

You would never make a move in chess without looking at where your opponents pieces are on the board. And before you make any move, you typically think through how the other side will likely respond and what you would do in reply to that. Same is true in business.

We’re always looking for new ideas, insights, and opportunities for improvement. Retrospectives are the best place to find them.

We’re always looking for new ideas, insights, and opportunities for improvement. Retrospectives are the best place to find them.

So many of the the companies and leadership teams I work with find themselves in the same patterns, the same ruts, and the same undesirable outcomes as they found themselves in previously. Yet, they don’t seem to do or change anything about it. Retrospectives can change that.

Save 15 Hours A Week by Delegating These 6 Small Tasks – And Why It Will Help Grow Your Business

Save 15 Hours A Week by Delegating These 6 Small Tasks – And Why It Will  Help Grow Your Business

Worldwide101 recently joined up with five-time Inc. 5000 list Founder and columnist for Inc., Forbes, and Business Insider, Bruce Eckfeldt of Eckfeldt & Associates, to chat about the 6 tasks every business owner should start delegating right now in order to save 15 hours per week, and how to truly delegate them most effectively.

Yes, Remote Teams Can Be High Performing. Here's How to Make Them Work

Yes, Remote Teams Can Be High Performing. Here's How to Make Them Work

Having been a team coach the last decade, I've seen many of these distributed teams struggle, but I've also witnessed many of these teams excel, too. The best ones do not achieve this success by overcoming their challenges, rather, they turn their challenges into advantages. If you're on a distributed team or your company is building a distributed team, here are a few key considerations to keep in mind.

7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation

7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation

When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The same is true for leadership. If you're great at driving your team by calling the shots, then you'll seek out situations--and even create ones--where making tough calls quickly is critical. However, like any highly developed skill, overusing one kind of leadership mode quickly becomes a liability.

Developing Your Strategic Plan & Setting OKRs - webinar with Bruce Eckfeldt and Zorian Rotenberg

Developing Your Strategic Plan & Setting OKRs - webinar with Bruce Eckfeldt and Zorian Rotenberg

Strategy must connect to execution. View these “Expert Series” webinars to learn how to develop your strategy and enable great execution with OKR goals (what Gazelles methodology calls Annual Initiatives and Quarterly Priorities) and connect it to every individual’s performance via Continuous Performance Management and ongoing progress check-ins.

Where's The Money - William Lieberman

Where's The Money - William Lieberman

William Lieberman, Founder & CEO, The CEO's Right Hand - Mr. Lieberman is the founder and CEO of The CEO’s Right Hand, a New York-based consulting services firm that provides a full breadth of strategic, financial and operational advice to founders, CEOs and Executive Teams.

Where's The Money - Julia Pimsleur

Where's The Money - Julia Pimsleur

Julia Pimsleur, CEO, Million Dollar Women - Julia has raised a combined $26 million in non-profit and for-profit dollars. Founder of Little Pim, the leading language teaching method for young children, Julia is also the author of  “Million Dollar Women: The Essential Guide for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Go Big” to help women learn to raise capital and take their businesses further, faster.