Two Tips For Managing a Part Time Team

There are tons of benefits to have part-time employees: they reduce the workload of your full-time staff and when you can’t afford to add more full-time employees, part-time workers provide …

5 Tips for Getting Noticed at Work

By: David Novak, Co-Founder & CEO of David Novak Leadership Every year more than 300 college athletes are invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine. These athletes will go …

Learn From My Crystal Pepsi Mistake

By: David Novak, Co-Founder & CEO of David Novak Leadership Welcome back, Crystal Pepsi! Those are four words I never expected to say, or write for that matter, considering I …

How To Grow As a Leader

Leadership: It’s a quality hiring managers look for when interviewing potential employees; classes are taught on it, and books are written about it; organizations can’t function without it. Leadership skills …

Be Your Best Self

How often have you been encouraged to just be yourself? You get this coaching from others throughout your life and while it sounds good, and could even be considered helpful, it’s often easier said than done. Fear can creep in. You might feel tempted to conform and fit in rather than be true to yourself. You wrestle. I personally believe that in reality, it’s much harder to be yourself than most people are willing to admit.

How top CEOs turned adversity into an advantage

Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, faced the 2008 financial crisis with no guarantee that the financial industry or America would recover… Indra Nooyi, former chairman and CEO of Pepsico, moved from India to the United States and often felt like a “fish out of water” because she struggled to fit in… Brian Cornell, chairman and CEO of Target, had a humble upbringing. His dad died when he was young, so Brian worked lots of odd jobs as a kid to make money for things he needed…

Tom Brady Shares Leadership Wisdom That Works

Tom Brady is what I describe as the real deal. He’s an authentic leader who understands who he is and never tries to be anyone else, all the while remaining thoughtful, humble, and down to earth in spite of all of his success. There’s no question he’s a determined, disciplined, make-it-happen guy who knows how to win.

Dealing With Leadership Insecurities

Being promoted to a manager position is exciting for any aspiring leader, but before you pop the champagne, you might want to take a moment and prepare yourself for the reality of the job. It’s normal for new managers to feel pressure when stepping into a role with higher expectations. Taking on a management position can be tough, especially when your former peers have to report to you. Leading people isn’t easy, and when your team members come to you with problems that you don’t know the answers to, it can leave you scrambling or feeling unqualified.