"Corporations are ruled by the systems that you create," Lean Startup author Eric Ries tells Fast Company. Whether your team's 100 or 100,000, here's how to make a system that's entrepreneurial by process, not by slogan.
Whether advancing a cause, making a request, or persuading others of the merits of our view, negotiating for what we want—often and effectively—is a survival technique everyone needs. Luckily, it's a skill that can be learned.
"No" is not a word that we typically associate with anything positive. But "no" is an inherent part of prioritization and defining what you stand for. When we think of it that way, saying no can actually open up the space for greater potential and possibility.