Communication
Complaining is Not Catharsis: Choose Sportsmanship Over Purposeless Venting
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Few things bother me more than complaining. I’m not referring to actual complaints, the kind where the individual has a legitimate gripe and would like
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Compassion
Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice
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I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive disposition.
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Workplace Initiations: Six Ways to Build a More Loyal Team
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I was meeting with a few colleagues last week discussing our companys’ onboarding practices. It was interesting to hear how they welcomed newcomers.
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Why Leaders Cannot Be Indifferent to the Truth: Part 4— 10 Ways to Create a Culture of Trust
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Check out Part 1 of this series where we discuss the logical fallacy of believing you are entitled to your opinion, Part 2 involving the destruction nature
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Five Ways Leaders Can Harness Humility with Billy Eichner
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In the pantheon of essential leadership traits, are you giving humility its due? It is easy to get caught up in the power associated with your position;
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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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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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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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Emotional intelligence
Taylor Swift on Six Ways to Increase Self-Awareness
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Want to solve most of your leadership issues with one competency? It’s not intelligence, technical skills, or flexibility, although these would be nice.
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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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