What Makes a Manager?

By Mark Jewell | September 30, 2019
Regardless of what you do for a living, there are plenty of stories about “good managers” and “bad managers.”  But ... Read More >

Illuminating Change

By Mark Jewell | February 18, 2019
I have previously championed Nancy Duarte’s earlier books, Resonate and slide:ology, and her latest book is another ... Read More >

Discover Your Internal Compass

By Mark Jewell | October 22, 2018
The business world isn’t always known for its best examples.  Companies rise and fall when they are led by power-hungry ... Read More >

Habits of Well-Liked Bosses

By Mark Jewell | May 19, 2018
  If you manage a team of employees, your trust and engagement have major impacts on the success of your company. A ... Read More >

22 Characteristics of a Great Leader

By Mark Jewell | March 10, 2018
A company’s success is directly related to the quality of its management. Without great managers or leaders, a business ... Read More >

The Innovator’s Dilemma

By Mark Jewell | March 05, 2018
Why do successful companies fail and shut down?  Over the past fifteen years the lifespans of companies are shrinking, ... Read More >

What a Good Sales Manager Should Do

By Mark Jewell | August 11, 2017
  A sales manager should always be asking people for stories so their Success Story Archive™ becomes a living ... Read More >

Lead like a Coach

By Mark Jewell | August 05, 2017
What’s the difference between a leader and a manager? A leader guides and steers the company, and a manager makes the ... Read More >

How to Get a Self-Motivated Team

By Mark Jewell | June 10, 2017
  When we think about ways to improve productivity, we usually think of software programs, smartphone apps, ... Read More >

Step-by-Step Solutions to (Nearly) All of Your Management Problems

By Mark Jewell | May 01, 2017
  I make it a habit to reach out and interview managers of efficiency sales teams in the course of fine-tuning the ... Read More >