Category Archives: Fast Reads

Is This the Perfect Investment for Your Kid’s College Fund?

little kid dunking basketball

Some states allow you to lock in tuition at current rates, but the conditions and risk vary. Photo: David McLeish

What’s Your Leadership Culture?

In the pursuit of executing business strategy, culture trumps strategy every time. What’s your culture and your role in creating – or changing – it?


Center for Creative Leadership

Cost-Cutting Tips for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner

Keep things simple but delicious and you’ll host an affordable, memorable Thanksgiving feast. Photo: vxla

Smart Moves Students Can Make Over Winter Break

Students giving out presents with Santa hats

Volunteering over winter break is a great way to make a difference in your community – and build your resume, too. Photo: Wonderlane

Bridging the Strategy/Performance Gap

If your company is facing a potentially painful – and costly – strategy/performance gap, it’s time to take a close look at your leadership strategy.


Center for Creative Leadership

In praise of second chances

Leaders should be willing to give second chances if only because, eventually, they’ll also need forgiveness, writes Jon Mertz -More

SmartBrief on Leadership

10 Things You Can Do to Tackle Your Debt Right Now

Paying bills

Get organized today to start tackling your debt. Photo: Kate Hiscock