the-one-way-to-constructively-defuse-an-argumentCollaboration
The One Way to Constructively Defuse an Argument
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Constructive conflict is a healthy part of any organization. Deprived of it, we end up with a lack of innovation, status quos are not challenged, necessary
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when-did-opposition-become-obstructionCollaboration
When Did Opposition Become Obstruction?
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In today’s political climate, there has been a focus on the “oppositional” party. How the “less represented” party tries to push their agenda forward has
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Candor
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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Communication
Complaining is Not Catharsis: Choose Sportsmanship Over Purposeless Venting
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Few things bother me more than complaining. I’m not referring to actual complaints, the kind where the individual has a legitimate gripe and would like
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nine-ways-to-be-a-more-assertive-leader-with-logan-wolverineAccountability
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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how-fake-news-damages-your-company-and-what-you-can-do-about-itAuthenticity
How ‘Fake News’ Damages Your Company and What You Can Do About It
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Since the election, the idea of “fake news” has been prominently debated. Whether from willful blindness or a general sense of gullibility, stories that
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why-leaders-cannot-be-indifferent-to-the-truth-part-3-deceiving-with-fact-based-liesAccountability
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-trustAccountability
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-liesAuthenticity
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-springsteenCandor
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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