The Giants will have to pick second in the 2018 MLB draft due to the Pablo Sandoval home run. Good news though is that Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson was a second pick, drafted by the A’s back in 1966.
Interesting take on what leadership is and how it’s evolved over the years…
One of my favorite quotes on success in business:
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”
– Colin Powell
Interesting article on what Californians are doing to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
My thoughts go out to all those affected by the tragedy in Vegas.
If you’re like me, you’ve wondered why profitable growth is so hard to achieve and sustain. You may want to look internally rather than externally when determining the root cause. Check out The Founder’s Mentality which shows how any leader can find lasting, profitable growth.
As a manager, you’ve likely hit some road blocks with employees who don’t always take direction well. While some are certainly talented and qualified, they may not be collaborative, and vice versa. And while some are aggressive, others are meek. How can you reach these people so they can be more effective? I like this Forbes article on “6 Tips For Managing People Who Are Hard To Manage” by Forbes.
The summer movie season has been pretty lack luster save for a few winners, namely Dunkirk which came out on July 21. This movie is set during World War II and is based on the real-life story of allied troops who were surrounded by enemy forces on a beach one week during 1940. Inspiring and courageous. If you saw it, let me know what you thought.
Having a best practice strategy in effect can not only help your business stay more competitive, but it can also increase your sales, develop new markets and slash costs. Who doesn’t want to be more productive?
What are YOUR business best practices? Here are some suggested articles to peruse: