Become a Member

Articles

Smart power acadamy

no image1

Why Women Need to Lead
By Will Marré

Most of the women leaders that I coach are working the high wire between their current position and being promoted to high impact senior executive. Because I've had this "in the trenches" view I understand how difficult it is for women to thrive in the man's world of business leadership. It's not men's fault that business organizations are designed around typical male strengths of competitiveness rather than typical female strengths of collaboration... it just is.   Read More

no image1

The One Way to Become Smarter
By Will Marré

I am very interested in how to improve human judgment. All leadership success, and yes, life success depends on it. Harvard-based researchers have spent years proving that virtually all of us are irrationally biased. We all have opinions that are not based on facts or direct experience but rather emotional thinking shortcuts. You see, thinking takes a lot of energy and discipline but our brains are built for efficiency so it is always designing shortcuts. The name of these mental shortcuts is stereotypes.   Read More

no image1

What Tech Executives Don't Understand About Talent
By Will Marré

In a recent interview, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said what most tech executives say about the growing talent shortage. She said we need more STEM education. She advocated channeling more students into science, technology engineering and math courses.   Read More

no image1

Think Like a Goddess
By Will Marré

Maintaining your psychological balance is difficult. Human thinking is loaded with land mines. Our thoughts about our significant relationships and life experiences constantly churn in the daily whirlpool of trivial events, superficial relationships, personal moods and the sharp edges of minor frustrations. It's not easy to keep your balance if you're roller skating through life through a rain storm of emotions on potholed path littered with falling trees and broken glass.   Read More

no image1

Win the Battle for Your Mind
By Will Marré

If you want to imagine what prison is like, just imagine yourself being surrounded by physically powerful males who have low self worth, high frustration and virtually no impulse control. It's cruel, scary and violent. Living your life controlled by your temporary emotions is a living hell. That's what prison is like.   Read More

no image1

How to Get Promoted
By Will Marré

Don't wait for your boss to offer you a promotion. The truth is you're in business for yourself even if you get a regular paycheck. Today, everyone is a contingent worker. Your business is "Me Inc." and you need to have a business plan for your career based on your personal career strategy.   Read More