Friday, September 27, 2013

How Do You Define Success?

Listening to this Wharton professor is worth 30 minutes of your time. It's insightful and allows you to define success.

From the subhead: Wharton professor G. Richard Shell‘s new book, Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success, encourages readers to embrace major transitions in life, from college to a first job, from one career to the next or from work to retirement. Based on a popular course Shell teaches at Wharton, the book departs from the conventional “how to succeed” formula by challenging readers to define success for themselves.

What Should I Do Next with My Life? New Ways to Define Success

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Great Quote

"The way you organize talent has an impact on a company's ability to innovate and evolve. Executives need to design structures that amplifiy, rather than encumber remarkable talent."

~Sam Yagan, CEO, Match, Inc.

This is my motto and basis for success at The J. Frost Group. It amazes me everyday, when I see companies inhibit their own talent with poor structure, and more importantly, poor leadership. Just because you're a genius, doesn't make you a great leader. Great leaders give power to associates, not take it away.

How do you empower talent?