Authenticity
The Case Against Authentic Leadership: Five Ways to Fake It ‘Til You Are It
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Why do people applaud the idea “just be yourself?” In reality, we need to consistently strive to be better then ourselves. Does this make us inauthentic
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are-you-weird-enough-three-ways-to-stand-outImpression management
Are You Weird Enough? Three Ways to Stand Out
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This article was originally published on lifehack.org. On the infinite list of traits that make people successful leaders, there’s one that is too often
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The United States of Rebranding
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Did you know George Washington was not really the first President? This widely-held belief has been propagated for over two centuries. So how does a historical
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donald-trump-three-leadership-lessons-from-the-republican-presidential-candidateBranding
Donald Trump: Three Leadership Lessons from the Republican Presidential Candidate
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Author’s Note: This article is not an endorsement of Donald Trump, nor does it condone, justify, or defend anything he has said or done.
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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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who-is-the-leader-in-peanuts-2Confidence
Who is the Leader in Peanuts?
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When you think of the Peanuts’ gang, who is the leader? If your initial answer is Charlie Brown, I respectfully disagree. Charlie may be at the center
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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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what-david-letterman-taught-me-about-being-a-leaderComedy
What David Letterman Taught Me About Being a Leader
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I have been an avid fan of David Letterman since the age when I was far too young to be watching late night television. My parent’s irresponsible child-rearing
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Weekender: Josh McDermitt on Communicating with Fans
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a pintsize awareness boost to start your weekend off on the right track. Why pintsize?
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david-bowie-on-impression-management-2Appearance
David Bowie on Impression Management
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How many times have you heard the adage, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression?” If this is true, then I don’t think anyone told David Bowie.
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