Harvard Business Review: Amplifying Your Colleagues’ Voices Benefits Everyone

By Kristin Bain, Tamar A. Kreps, Nathan L. Meikle, and Elizabeth R. Tenney, Harvard Business Review   Most of us have had the frustrating experience of being in a group that overlooked certain people’s ideas or didn’t give credit to the right person. In a recent study documenting this phenomenon, researchers sat in on 78 […]

Guy Fieri Awards Grants and Scholarships to Southern California Restaurants and Students

By Fielding Buck, OC Register Celebrity chef Guy Fieri announced grants to up-and-coming restaurateurs last week during an online award show. “Guy’s Restaurant Reboot Presented by LendingTree” streamed via social media Saturday from a set in Napa Valley. The program included several celebrities, including Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski as well as chefs such as […]

The Wall Street Journal: Mental Health Moves Downtown

By Laura Cooper, The Wall Street Journal The Future of Everything covers the innovation and technology transforming the way we live, work and play, with monthly issues on health, money, artificial intelligence and more. This month is Cities & Real Estate, online starting June 4 and in the paper on June 11. A pinkish building […]

Leaders Who Coach Improve Employee Well-Being And Build Strong Relationships

By Tony Gambill, Forbes One of the primary skills leaders need to develop is to “stop telling” and focus on “leading through coaching”. This strategic mindset shift for leaders comes from an understanding and realization that success in their role is not defined by being the team’s best problem-solver. Success as a leader is all […]

KTGY & Trumark Homes Partner to Build “Goodness Village” for Homeless Residents

By Jeff Arnold, Patch A new housing community aimed at supporting local residents who struggle with homelessness opened last week in Livermore after a local pastor sought to establish a local mission project with which his congregation at CrossWinds Church could help their neighbors. Goodness Village is a 28-unit community that will provide permanent and […]

The Ultimate Map of California Destinations for the Comeback Summer of 2021 

By Christopher Reynolds, LA Times Exclusive This is the California we’ve been pining for — 40 summer destinations that call to us loudly in good times and bad. To build this list, I thought about the places I was most eager to see, hear, feel, smell and taste again after decades of traveling the state […]

Harvard Business Review Podcast: How Leaders Can Encourage Imagination

Martin Reeves, managing director and senior partner at Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute, has looked at how companies reinvent themselves to achieve success. And he has found that an essential ingredient in that process is imagination. It’s something we cultivate in children but rarely practice deliberately in the business world. He explains how to encourage […]

Top 10 Habits of Outstanding Leaders

By Travis Bradberry, Entrepreneur If you want to be a leader that other people follow with absolute conviction, you must first be a pleasant leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons may lead a group of people for a time, but eventually they tire, usually before they stand out. Many times I ask people how they have been the best […]

Want to Improve Your Leadership Skills? Focus on Critical Thinking

By Bruce Eckfeldt, Inc. As a strategic business coach, one of my core responsibilities is leveling up leadership skills on the senior team. I like to say, if you want to grow and scale a business, you have to grow and scale its leadership. And one of the key skills I focus on is critical […]