The most powerful leadership tool in a business owner’s toolbox is trust and BlueGrace Logistics CEO Bobby Harris embodies that through practices including trading his office for a cubicle among his employees, Minda Zetlin writes. Harris’ company, which has grown to 26 franchises in two years, also provides beer on Friday evenings. “Trust is the [...]
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The Power of Introverts In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. Our world prizes extroverts [...]
Tom Wujec: Build A Tower, Build A Team Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average? Tom [...]