Another Award for Annkissam

Apparently, winning Boston’s Best Place to Work earlier this year wasn’t enough for CEO Roundtable member Mollie Murphy and her company Annkissam.  The company has just been recognized again by the Boston Business Journal as one of their “Fast...

What Does Improv Theater Have to Teach Us About Leadership?

  In a two-day session in late January, improv actress and psychologist Amy Goldfarb posed the question “What does improv have to teach us about leadership?” This short video provides a recap of the retreat.      We began to explore the answer by first...

Management Without Authority

An obviously frustrated Project Manager asks: “How can I communicate authoritatively in a workplace when the members of the team do not report to me?” This is the common “Responsibility without Authority” problem. How do you execute your responsibility without having...

How do I manage rebel co-workers within a small team?

I’d say the question reveals a different understanding of what a team is than mine. Your issue is with co-workers, not with a team. If you and your co-workers have one identified goal to achieve together, then you have a team. If you don’t, then you are perhaps just...