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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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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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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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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the-united-states-of-rebranding-2Branding
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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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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carol-leifer-on-the-easy-hang-2Books
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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kelly-ripa-on-open-communication-2Accountability
Kelly Ripa on Open Communication
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How do you inform your team of organizational changes? Do you give some advanced notice before it is going to take place? Maybe provide a few hints so
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