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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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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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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how-to-boost-your-performance-through-rituals-with-james-liptonHabits
How to Boost Your Performance through Rituals with James Lipton
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How do you prepare yourself for a new activity? I didn’t put too much thought into this until I was at a conference a few years ago. I can’t remember the
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five-ways-leaders-can-harness-humility-with-billy-eichnerAltruism
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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Camaraderie
Is Your Motivational Style Reliant Upon Being Supportive? A Competition-Based Culture May Be More Impactful
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Leaders are always searching for new ways to motivate their team. Incentives help, as do training, inspiration, and goals, but there’s one resource you
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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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Weekender: David Wain on Delivering Negative Feedback and What To Do With It
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a microbe of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a microbe (versus
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