Charisma Is No Substitute for Capability
In business and in politics, the cult of personality is prevailing at a time when we desperately need leaders who can perform. And Chicago is typical.
Older Workers Need to Brace for Cutbacks
Never mind quiet quitting. Companies are moving toward stealth personnel reductions. Make sure your skills are up to speed.
Don’t Get Sucked In by Influencers
Yes, you can catch a viral wave, at least for a couple of hot minutes. But the downside for your brand can be ugly and long lasting.
The Write Way to Develop Our Kids
ChatGPT has people fearing that students will adapt it to cheat. They're missing the point. We need to teach them actual writing, which helps youngsters to learn how to think, organize and execute-- important business skills that have faded in the iPhone generation.
Will Washington Really Get Tougher on Airlines?
Not soon enough to make your next trip less miserable, or expensive. Strong demand means businesses are spending more. But in the aftermath of the Southwest meltdown, there's more appetite for protecting travelers.
How the Property Brothers Get So Much Done
Drew and Jonathan Scott, better known as the Property Brothers, test their collaboration skills while facing off for a game of Know Your Co.
This Speechwriter Reacts to Jeb Bush’s Public Speaking “Fail”
Expert speechwriter Victoria Wellman sat down with Inc. Editor in Chief, Scott Omelianuk to talk best and worst practices for public speaking.
How to Negotiate Like an NYC Diamond Dealer
Expert Diamond Dealer, Mike Nekta, shares some of his most effective techniques for negotiating.
It’s Clear That Transparency is a Phony Issue
Lots of companies are fussing over the idea, and promise transparency by the boatload--except when it really matters. For new businesses, transparency isn't always a virtue.