The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First

Inc. readers love leading. We love learning to lead better. Usually that means learning to lead others. Leading others sounds sexier. In my leadership courses and workshops, nearly everyone prefers the exercises that lead others over ones to build self-awareness and self-leadership. I recommend learning to lead yourself first. Here’s why. Learn to lead yourself […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: 3 steps CIOs can take to lead more strategically in 2017

It’s time to rethink the CIO title. Are you responsible for keeping the trains running on time and the lights on, or are you providing the thought leadership and guidance within your own organization to maximize value and business agility? Most C-level executives run the risk of doing the perp walk in handcuffs out of […] Read more »

‘Featuritis’ could lead you to the wrong cloud

Winning Evernote’s cloud business was a nice feather in Google’s cap — deservedly so. Google had put a great deal of effort in its machine learning offering in the Google cloud, and Evernote responded. I’m sure there were financial incentives as well. The question then arises: Will enterprises buy cloud services — or even partner […] Read more »