THE EO BLOG
What may seem like an innocent app, the game on your phone can actually teach you about leadership.
Candy Crush – I constantly play it on my phone, and it can be quite addictive. I’m only one of the 93 million people playing daily. And sure, it’s a simple game on a phone, but the truth is that leaders can actually learn a few lessons from playing:
A positive and energetic culture around the office is not something you can, or should, fake.
Tom Turner, an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) member from Nashville, is the co-founder and steward of purpose of DSi, one of the nation’s leading providers of advanced electronic discovery and digital forensics services. We asked Tom how company culture can help businesses generate new clients. Here’s what he had to say:
In 1998, Enron executives wanted to entice investors with their newly created commodity trading center, Enron Energy Services (EES). They played host to a group of Wall Street analysts who walked through a room filled with giant television screens, computers and employees making deals and taking trades over the phone.
Given their social and outgoing natures, extroverts have never had much trouble gaining acceptance in the business world. In fact, they’ve been seen as sales naturals for decades. Meanwhile, introverts have recently staged an upsurgence, agitating for acceptance of their quieter but no less successful methods of doing business.
But often lost in the back and forth between the two well known personality types is a startling fact — most people are neither.
Most of us spend some amount of time–sometimes a lot!–online. Instead of chasing after provocative headlines and weird old tricks, why not spend time on sites that will make you smarter in life, shrewder in business, and wiser in leadership?
Here are 30 of the best sites for professional and personal development. Learn as an individual or connect your team.