George Carlin was a legendary comedian, known for his sharp wit and critical views on society. He was not one to shy away from speaking his mind, even if it meant challenging the status quo. If he were alive today, there is no doubt that he would have plenty to say about business leadership. Here’s how he might sound: Continue reading What George Carlin Would Say About Business Leadership Today
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical concepts that have become increasingly relevant in today’s society and business. Many popular rock groups have taken it upon themselves to promote these values through their music, actions, and advocacy. By examining the strategies used by these groups, we can learn valuable lessons about how to create a more inclusive and equitable society and work culture. Continue reading What We Can Learn About DEI from Rock Groups
Inclusive leaders possess several key features that allow them to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected. Some of these key features include: Continue reading Key Features of Inclusive Leadership
Redefining success after 50 can be a liberating and empowering experience. At this stage in life, you may have achieved many of your career and personal goals, but you may also find that your priorities and values have shifted. Here are some steps you can take to redefine success after 50: Continue reading Redefining Success after 50
Leadership challenges in 2023 will undoubtedly be shaped by the ongoing pandemic, economic uncertainty, and global political tensions. However, there will also be other challenges that leaders must navigate in order to lead their organizations effectively. Let’s explore some of the key leadership challenges that will face leaders in 2023. Continue reading Leadership Challenges in 2023
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects the trend of older people working to continue, estimating that 13 million Americans age 65 and older will be in the labor force by 2024. While earlier generations viewed retirement as a time for rest and relaxation, in the last 10 to 15 years, the retirement age has crept up to 68. As of February 2019, more than 20% of Americans aged 65 or older were working or looking for work, a 57-year high, according to federal data. Continue reading Put Off Retirement and Find Another Gig You Like
Don Fisher had bought two pair of pants. When they didn’t fit, he and his wife Doris began a search for the right size at clothing stores in San Francisco. Their futile search became an epiphany. “What if,” Don mused, “someone put together all the styles, colors and sizes Levi Strauss had to offer in one store?” That led to the creation of the first Gap store which revolutionized the retail industry. With no retail training or experience, they created a contagious shopping experience that the Fishers grew into a major global brand with over 3,200 stores and a portfolio that includes Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy. Continue reading Don’t markdown your career or grab it off the rack. Make it a perfect fit.