- 20 Common Mistakes of Eager Leaders —
Brand Autopsy shares a Business Week list of mistakes you better not be making as a leader. I particularly see too many managers and even entire departments break “#10 Failing to Give Proper Recognition.” If you want to break your employee’s morale, then lock them in a closet, hidden from others and without some praise.
- 10 Business Lessons From a Snarky Entrepreneur —
Steve Pavlina provides an insightful list of lessons learned that any entrepreneur would be wise to follow. I like “#5 Fail your way forward.” Endless planning and trying to get the “perfect” solution will only delay any progress. Make a decision, try it, measure the results, and then repeat. If you fail, so what? You learned something and can move on smarter than you were before!