Tag Archives: Motivation

How to Get Around Writer’s Block

Red Smith, the renowned sportswriter, once shared how he managed to turn out a newspaper column on deadline every single day: "You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed." Successful professionals offer decidedly more practical advice about how to avoid writer’s block.

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Robert J. Allison: A Great Leader "Sees a Way to Get There"

What makes a great leader? Robert J. Allison, chair of the History Department at Suffolk University, says it’s the ability to see where people need to go – and the wisdom to figure out a way to get there.

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For Nonprofits, the Mission Statement Is a Vital Tool

Within the nonprofit world, an organization’s mission statement may be its most important tool for recruitment, volunteer management, and fundraising. Experienced nonprofit professionals explain why.

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Smaiyra Million: How Entrepreneurs Can Motivate Their Workers

Smaiyra Million, a partner at Highland Consumer Partners, says that entrepreneurs can motivate their employees by being good listeners – while still staying true to their own vision.

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Chris Colbert: On Leadership and Innovation

Chris Colbert, director of programming at the Harvard Innovation Lab, with a nod to the genius of Thomas Edison, argues that leadership and innovation are closely related qualities.

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Rich Maltzman: Motivational Skills Are Essential to Successful Project Management

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, says that to be a good project manager, you’ve got to be a good motivator.

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Chris Colbert: On Motivation and Leadership

Chris Colbert, director of programming at the Harvard Innovation Lab, argues that great leaders need to be great motivators – but they also need to hold people accountable.

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