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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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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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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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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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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making-your-next-civil-war-more-civil-captain-america-on-conflict-resolution-through-frontstabbingCandor
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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jessica-jones-on-overcoming-a-toxic-bossComic books
Jessica Jones on Overcoming a Toxic Boss
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I recently binged watched the Netflix series Jessica Jones. Let me begin by saying “Wow!” I can’t remember the last time I was so addicted to a show.
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when-is-consensus-a-bad-thing-the-three-stooges-on-dissensionCollaboration
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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Commitment
Jason Segal on Breaking Ambitious (but Destructive) Cycles
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I am wrapping up one of the most ambitious twelve-month periods that I’ve ever experienced. Besides my job, which is both emotionally fulfilling and time
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