are-your-culture-building-initiatives-optional-a-case-for-mandatory-participationCollaboration
Are Your Culture Building Initiatives Optional? A Case for Mandatory Participation
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Like most companies, you probably have a number of engagement initiatives that are offered to anyone interested in taking part. Participation is spotty
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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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Books
Tarzan on the Need for Autonomy
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Whenever I watch a Tarzan movie or read one of the many books, there is always a part of me that wonders why the antagonist doesn’t just leave Tarzan alone.
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Collaboration
Mike Holmes on the Essential Criteria for Success
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Last summer, my family and I got hooked on a new home improvement competition television series called Home Free. I don’t typically enjoy the HGTV-type
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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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Comedy
Mel Brooks on Becoming More Holistically Diligent
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In a recent interview Mel Brooks discussed one of the few flops of his career, the 1986 movie Solarbabies. What started as a small $5 million dollar sci-fi
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Making Your Next Civil War More Civil: Captain America on Conflict Resolution Through Frontstabbing
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When I speak with employee relations professionals, they always say that 95% of workplace conflicts are based on a miscommunication. Once they’ve diagnosed
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kimmy-schmidt-on-the-ten-ways-to-foster-a-culture-of-flowBrainstorming
Kimmy Schmidt on the Ten Ways to Foster a Culture of Flow
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Do you have any of those annoying colleagues who dare to be consistent beacons of optimism? Whether it is a pre-coffee Monday morning or a post-lunch Friday
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Craig Ferguson on Informed Deconstruction
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When I speak with newly hired leaders, I find myself advising them to avoid bashing their new company. This may seem counterintuitive, but it is actually quite common.
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Communication
The Ramones on Simplistic Communication
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One of the most difficult endeavors for smart, hard working leaders is to communicate complex ideas in the simplest possible manner. You aren’t doing this
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