James Gorman got his pay approved despite the stock's performance during his tenure. CNBC's Mary Thompson provides highlights from the big bank's shareholder meeting, with Mike Mayo, Credit Agricole Securities bank analyst.» Read More
The fastest way to build trust is to make promises, then keep them. And the fastest way to destroy trust is to do the opposite.
Just in case you missed it, I wanted to share the 2012 Shortlist for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
Begin by taking solace that you not alone. The vast majority of managers struggle with managing others while managing themselves.
The author writes, "More recently, some electronic trading practices, driven by micro-movements in market price, are yet another indication that much of the market’s behavior is still driven by price-trending as opposed to value hunting."
A man called one of my partners and said he wanted to open a $50 million account. "More to follow if you do a good job."
I often coach executives to act big when making presentations. But I've never considered—never wanted to consider—acting big with a bear.
The author writes, 'based on my 20 years of executive coaching, I’ve found that the culprit is often what I call professional “blind spots” – subtle nuances in our behaviors that can unintentionally damage our reputations and our ability to succeed despite stellar job skills."
Not only has Brazil been growing at an average rate of 5% while the US economy flat lines, but Brazil seems to have much more scope for growth in the future.
Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.
Everywhere we look we see failures of leadership and ethics—some egregious. The consequences of these failures of leadership and ethics have been dire, and the effects are bound to be long-lasting. One thing is clear: we must do better. We need a better brand of leadership, these authors write.
With unemployment high, you would think that people would be grateful for a job. Of course, they are. But the best talent still has options. Here's one CEO's advice on keeping your best talent from fleeing.
"I am an internist but I’m also a patient. Now that I know how the system works (or doesn’t), there are three things I am looking for when I access care," the author writes.
These authors say if you want your business venture to succeed? Start by throwing out your business plan.
The author writes, "Charting new territory involves using uncertainty as a tool to discover direction. The real missing ingredient for business breakthroughs lies in how we uncover, interpret and respond to the single most predictable aspect of real innovation – the inevitable surprises that will come our way."
"In the month since I posted my Great Summer Reading list," Gates writes, "I was pleasantly surprised to see the number of people who responded with their book recommendations."
The author offers 10 life lessons McDonald’s teaches millions of teens - and CEOs.
The author says research shows that most companies only hire 25% high performers in managerial jobs - and the three biggest hiring problems are dishonesty, lack of thorough information, and lack of verifiability. Here's his solution to making the right hires.
One of the biggest challenges you face is getting others to pay attention.
Want to innovate, want to create? The author of, "RUSH: Why We Thrive in the Rat Race" offers some advice saying it begins by getting out of the office.
We've long believed that you have to be popular to be successful...but many successful brands are now finding that if you want to dominate your field, being unpopular truly pays off, according to this author.