Communication
John C. McGinley on Improving Your Listening Skills with “Verbing”
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When people discuss the essential communication skills for leaders, active listening is always listed. This typically includes the same general practices—paraphrase
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Dory on Improving Your Memory
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Last week, I had the good fortune of attending a company’s midyear recognition ceremony. It was your typical workplace event until the CEO took the stage
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Top Gun on Five Overused Jargon To Avoid
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In the workplace, we often shortcut conversations by using clichés. While these quick, popular phrases are commonly understood, are you aware that they
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Ashton Kutcher’s Three Lessons for Success
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Inspiration often comes from unlikely places…like the Teen Choice Awards. I don’t typically watch award shows and I am certainly not in the intended demographic
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Storm on Meteorological Moods
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Leaders are always on the lookout for ways to enhance their ability to influence others. Typically an exercise in introspection, leaders are smart to consider
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Weekender: Dan Trachtenberg on Collaboration
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a clover of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a clover (versus an
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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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Weekender: Brian Grazer on Needless Worrying
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a seat-ful of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a seat (versus the whole booth)?
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When is Consensus a Bad Thing? The Three Stooges on Dissension
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In a society where people have the right to voice their opinions, a leader’s role is often to find consensus. On the occasion when everyone agrees, it’s
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Weekender: Bryan Cranston on Courageous Personal Growth
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a gram of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a gram?
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