• Michael Clague
    Apr 27TH, 2018

    Leading with Inner Agility

    We live in an age of accelerating disruption. Every company is facing up to the profound changes wrought by digitization. Industry boundaries have become permeable. Data, algorithms, and artificial intelligence are changing the nature of forecasting, decision making, and the workplace itself. All this is happening at once, and established companies are responding by rethinking […]

  • Michael Clague
    May 29TH, 2017

    Deepak Chopra Has 3 Simple and Surprising Productivity Secrets for You

    Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra is a big believer in the power of the mind-body connection. It influences everything he does, from his teaching and writing to his spiritual practice and his fascination with wearable technology. He is the founder of The Chopra Foundation, co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing as well as a medical […]

  • Michael Clague
    Feb 27TH, 2017

    3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

    An old friend called me yesterday. We hadn’t spoken in a while, and when I asked him about his job, he said, “I can’t believe the idiots I have to put up with at the office.” “Well,” I responded without too much thought, “you can either put up with all of the extra headaches that […]

  • Michael Clague
    Feb 27TH, 2017

    Five Body Language Mistakes You’re Making In Interviews. You should smile, but not too much.

    You may have researched common interview questions and rehearsed answers, but could your body be undermining your confidence—and your chance at getting a job offer? Body language can have more of an impact on your success than anything you say. A classic study from UCLA says up to 55% of our communication is nonverbal, and […]

  • Michael Clague
    Oct 12TH, 2015

    This is why Tesla always overpromises and underdelivers

    Tesla’s stock has spent the past week being downgraded by Wall Street analysts who cover the company. Analysts at Morgan Stanley, Baird, and Barclays all lowered their price targets. Tesla target share prices among the analysts community are all over the map, with some banks offering bullish expectations while others think the stock will slide […]

  • Michael Clague
    Jul 15TH, 2015

    The 5 Truths of Leadership That Every Manager Must Know

    When was theWhen was the last time you examined your leadership style and the approach you used to inspire and lead your employees? Your leadership behavior and performance affect many people and you may not realize just how extensive your impact is. The following are five truths of leadership that we hope will inspire you […]

  • Michael Clague
    Mar 11TH, 2015

    BI Software ends up as Shelfware

    Business intelligence (BI) software, which emerged in response to the need for accurate and timely information to support informed business decisions, has evolved into a complex market comprising tools and platforms. Many of today’s BI platforms only target large enterprises with vast resources and large budgets. Yet even with this technology, companies repeat common mistakes […]

  • Michael Clague
    Feb 03RD, 2015

    Leadership Lesson: The Glory of Rejection

    If there was one topic I would say I have the authority to discuss, it would be rejection. Throughout my journey, I’ve faced many ups and downs. At times the downs seems more than the ups, which can be overwhelming. Rejection has historically been viewed as a form of failure. How many times have you […]

  • Michael Clague
    Aug 29TH, 2014

    If You Lose Your Job, Remember This

    The best memory I have of my dad from when I was growing up happened when I was about 7 years old. At the time he was looking for work in Washington state, and he, my mom, my little brother, and I were all living in a tent. My dad knew I liked Airwolf, a […]

  • Michael Clague
    Jul 09TH, 2014

    10 Things Only Exceptional Bosses Give Employees

    Good bosses have strong organizational skills. Good bosses have solid decision-making skills. Good bosses get important things done. Exceptional bosses do all of the above — and more. (And we remember them forever.) Sure, they care about their company and customers, their vendors and suppliers. But most importantly, they care to an exceptional degree about […]