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The Don Rickles School of Praise: When There’s Too Much of a Good Thing
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Last week I wrote about the business case for being nice. I stand by the article and the cited research flaunting the benefits of leadership based in trust
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Nine Ways to Be a More Assertive Leader with Logan/Wolverine
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When I’m asked about core leadership traits, of course I mention ethics and communication and all the other basic competencies of anyone striving to make
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Why Leaders Cannot Be Indifferent to the Truth: Part 3—Deceiving with Fact-based Lies
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Check out Part 1 of this series where we discuss the logical fallacy of believing you are entitled to your opinion and Part 2 involving the destruction
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Why Leaders Cannot Be Indifferent to the Truth: Part 4— 10 Ways to Create a Culture of Trust
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Check out Part 1 of this series where we discuss the logical fallacy of believing you are entitled to your opinion, Part 2 involving the destruction nature
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Why Leaders Cannot Be Indifferent to the Truth: Part 2—The Destructive Nature of Alternative Facts (i.e. Lies)
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Check out Part 1 of this series where we discuss the logical fallacy of believing you are entitled to your opinion. While some leaders use their opinion
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Constructive Criticism and Feedback Sandwiches with Bruce Springsteen
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Let me give you a hypothetical situation. An employee comes into your office with a performance issue. You a) Boost his confidence so he has the self-esteem
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Making Your Next Civil War More Civil: Captain America on Conflict Resolution Through Frontstabbing
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When I speak with employee relations professionals, they always say that 95% of workplace conflicts are based on a miscommunication. Once they’ve diagnosed
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Kelly Ripa on Open Communication
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How do you inform your team of organizational changes? Do you give some advanced notice before it is going to take place? Maybe provide a few hints so
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Moral Outrage in an Election Cycle: Why You Need to Yell Louder
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During speaking engagements, I’m being asked more and more about the individuals running for President of the United States. This is not surprising since
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Candor
A Completionist’s Guide to Not Completing: The Struggle to Say “No”
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I’m a completionist—when I’ve set my mind to complete a task, I do it. This may sound like a positive trait, but that’s only because you are looking at
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