Dr. Janice Presser

Make Failing a Daily Habit

If you’re looking for a rah-rah success read, you’re on the wrong page. However, if you stay, I promise you won’t be sorry. I love...

Teaming Dynamics for Digital Transformation

More than half of the companies that were in the Fortune 500 at the turn of this century have either gone bankrupt, been acquired,...

Branding Yourself – without the pain in the…

Okay, so I have to start by admitting that when I first heard the term ‘brand yourself’ I thought of baby cows. As in,...

Do You Work in a Culture of Mehdiocrity?

No, my spell checker is not out of order. In fact, I had to fight to get it to stop correcting me. Mehdiocrity: A...

Does Your Team Suffer From ‘Connectile Dysfunction’?

According to recent research by Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, based on data from more than 2,000 companies, 75% of...

Privacy, Trust, Data, and Love

The near-complete annihilation of privacy can be a terrible thing. But when it happens between two people, the result is an extraordinary reward called...

Getting Engaged

Big-city high-rises often have exercise/pool areas that rival the best-equipped health clubs. I like to use the one in my building as a study....

Like it or Not, You’re in Sales!

Ten years ago, the company my daughter worked for was swallowed up in one of those ‘merger’ deals where one side gets to call...

Don’t Throw the Virtual Baby Out With the Virtual Bath Water!

In an era of ever-expanding virtual teamwork, some companies (Yahoo, Best Buy, Bank of America and others) seem to have taken a Luddite’s view...

In the ‘Internet of Things’… Please Remember the People

When I was a very young mother (and this was a very, very long time ago) my mantra was 'people are more important than...

When You Are Growing a Business, Your Metrics of Credibility Count

I'm interested in metrics mainly as a means to an end: to predict the future. Leading indicators, YES! Lagging indicators, who cares? That's...

Winning Leadership: The Real Score

People who think they can be everything to everyone fascinate me, especially when it comes to leadership. This is a quiz designed to frustrate...

Who Put the ‘No’ in Your Innovation?

You dreamt up something completely new. It is so cool that people don't even know they need it yet. But, like their iPad, once...

Can’t Get No Satisfaction?

I've been wearing my earbuds while working out on the treadmill lately, to keep out the random noise of the gym. Lately I've taken...

Predicting Business Leadership Excellence

It's perhaps the worst kept secret in the business world that what you know is worth only about 25% as a predictor of whether...

Perfection is Highly Overrated. How About Just Being You?

Leadership isn't easy, but there are a lot of people who can tell you how it's done! You can find about 69,000 of them...

Now Hiring For Leadership

I read an article last week asking if a business leadership background is essential for performing the job of the President. (If I could...

Sales Performance Success: What’s It REALLY All About

The answer may lie in Teamability™ which measures how, and in what way, people will 'team' with each other. It's been said that the only...

How to Trash a Sales Hire in Five Easy Lessons

Blowing up a new sales recruit isn't hard to do, if you know how. From what I hear from my professional sales buddies,...

Are Your Customers on Your Team?

For the start up, every person and every advisor you need to hire represents a critical commitment of your company's available time and cash....

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