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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Comedy
Weekender: Greg Fitzsimmons on Enshrining Your Legacy
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a puppy of thought to start your weekend off with a positive mindset. Why just a puppy (versus
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erroneous-mind-reading-how-leaders-intentions-are-misinterpretedAuthenticity
Erroneous Mind Reading: How Leaders’ Intentions are Misinterpreted
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I was recently speaking to a mid-level manager about why his CEO was approving the coffee supply order for the break room. The manager explained that the
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wu-tang-clan-on-long-term-planning-2Decision making
Wu-Tang Clan on Long Term Planning
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How far ahead do you tend to think? Five years? Five months? Five days? What about 88 years? That’s Wu-Tang Clan’s strategic time line. If you are unfamiliar
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Culture
Can’t Wait for This Brand New Year? The Waiting May Make It Better
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Tom Petty once sang that waiting is the hardest part. Looking ahead to the entertainment slated for 2016, I think he’s right. How can you not eagerly anticipate
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three-leadership-lessons-from-back-to-the-future-2Accountability
Three Leadership Lessons from Back to the Future
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This week marks an important occasion in both science and history. On October 21st, 2015, Dr. Emmett Brown and Marty McFly traveled from 1985 in their
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chris-pratt-on-preemptive-apologies-and-strategiesCommunication
Chris Pratt on Preemptive Apologies (and Strategies)
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Have you ever felt like you were in the early stages of an oncoming attack? You may not be able to pin down where it’s coming from, but you know it’s coming… and fast.
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kickstarter-on-leadership-crowdfunding-three-lessons-to-sell-your-vision-2Change
Kickstarter on Leadership Crowdfunding: Three Lessons to Sell Your Vision
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I am a Kickstarter enthusiast. This includes investing in cool tech gadgets, supporting movies (Go Veronica Mars!), and exploring the newly posted items
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saturday-night-life-on-the-importance-of-rituals-2Comedy
Saturday Night Life on the Importance of Rituals
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This weekend, Saturday Night Life celebrates its 40th anniversary. If you’ve studied comedy, four decades of success is unprecedented. Most shows lose
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carnac-the-magnificent-on-strategic-foresight-2Collaboration
Carnac the Magnificent on Strategic Foresight
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Part of being a strategic leader is the ability to accurately forecast future trends, obstacles, and opportunities. I’m not sure if anyone has done this
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