Compassion
Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice
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I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive disposition.
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Five Ways Leaders Can Harness Humility with Billy Eichner
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In the pantheon of essential leadership traits, are you giving humility its due? It is easy to get caught up in the power associated with your position;
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Weekender: Keegan-Michael Key on Perceiving Challenges
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a peel of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just the peel?
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Carol Leifer on the Easy Hang
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On your ascend towards the upper echelon of management, there is an X-factor that is rarely discussed, but vitally important—your people skills.
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Emotional intelligence
Taylor Swift on Six Ways to Increase Self-Awareness
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Want to solve most of your leadership issues with one competency? It’s not intelligence, technical skills, or flexibility, although these would be nice.
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Authenticity
The Problems with Emotional Intelligence: It’s a Jungle [Book] Out There
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Since the mid-1990s, the idea of emotional intelligence has been forced upon us as the quintessential trait for more effective leadership, enriched relationships
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Better Call Saul on Avoiding Con Artists
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There’s something about being in a position of authority that seems to attract con artists. Disguised as consultants, applicants, vendors, and investors
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Yoda on Regulating Your Emotions
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As we continue Star Wars Week, I am making every effort possible to contain my excitement for this weekend’s extravaganza. Like the Jedi Master I yearn
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Comedy
Raising Kids vs Raising Employees: Sarah Silverman on the Rhetoric/Reality Gap
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When’s the last time you considered how your behavior is perceived? Do the discrepancies between your actions and intents send mixed messages?
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