How To Be A Great Manager

How To Be A Great ManagerAs I’ve shared before, I’m very selective when it comes to pop leadership articles.  However, this one lays out clarity to something that should be common sense…but often is not.

August 27th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

These Charts Reveal The Secrets To Motivation – Business Insider

These Charts Reveal The Secrets To Motivation - Business Insider When it comes to motivation and performance, few focus on what they’re doing or how to improve it. They might respond to specific feedback from a boss, but rarely examine what motivates them to do their best at their job or in life.  Luckily, there’s [...]

March 30th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

10 Skills You Need to Be the Next Great Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Every successful entrepreneur had to learn how to be a great manager along the line. These are the attributes that will earn you the chance to become management material. If you’re not deemed management material, you never get your shot at the big-time. Period. You never get the chance to learn or hone those skills [...]

March 12th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Business Lessons From Casablanca

Business Lessons From Casablanca A little bit of stretch for an analogy.  However, I like Casablanca so much, and, Rick is absolutely an 18/8 Man…so I’m posting   -Scott ————— One mistake many companies make is emphasizing short-term profit at the expense of long-term value. In squeezing every dollar out of a business today, the companies [...]

December 9th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

5 Leadership Lessons From Tim Cook – Business Insider

Tim Cook—unlike his predecessor, Steve Jobs—famously doesn’t crave the spotlight. So his most recent interview with Businessweek, which appears as a the magazine’s cover story, offered a rare glimpse into Cook’s life as CEO of Apple. The discussion ranged from product design to manufacturing; he announced the company will expand its manufacturing operation in the [...]

December 7th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks – Business Insider

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks - Business InsiderHero -Scott On January 8, 2008, the second day Howard Schultz was the newly-reinstated CEOof Starbucks Corp., its stock jumped 8 percent. A few days later, Schultz read a MarketWatch article about turnaround CEOs. Its author advised that Schultz follow the lead of CEOs like [...]

November 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Howard Schultz Quotes – Business Insider

Howard Schultz Quotes - Business Insider Not content with having conquered coffee, Howard Schultz recently announced that the company’s making a strong push at dominating tea. It’s been met with some skepticism, but so has a lot of what Schultz has done.  He’s known for taking some unconventional strategic paths, including shutting down every store [...]

November 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The 15 Most Enviable Lives – Business Insider

The 15 Most Enviable Lives - Business Insider Some people know how to live well. They work hard. They play hard. They have fabulous adventures and pursue exotic dreams. It’s enough to make any normal human a little jealous. It’s also enough to make anyone think a little more about their own passions and dreams. [...]

November 21st, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Female CEOs And Supportive Husbands – Business Insider

Female CEOs And Supportive Husbands - Business Insider After their daughter Annie was born, Gail McGovern and her husband established what came to be known as the “kitchen calendar rule.” At the time, McGovern worked for AT&T overseeing 10,000 employees; her husband ran a large unit of Hewlett-Packard. They both needed to travel regularly for [...]

November 11th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

18 Tips For Success From Richard Branson –

18 Tips For Success From Richard Branson - Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 at the age of 20, and he hasn’t looked back. He’s the only entrepreneur to have built eight separate billion-dollar companies in eight different industries — and he did it all without a degree in business. "Had I pursued my education long enough to [...]

September 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments
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