Best-Practices Leadership

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Prone to these 3 bad email habits?

June 14, 2018
Watch out for these common email practices that undermine your employees’ most important work.

3 reasons to carry a business card

May 23, 2018
If you think you no longer need a business card in today’s high-tech, “there’s an app for that” world, think again. Here are three reasons you should always carry some.

Did Starbucks fail at communicating policy?

May 17, 2018
It’s likely that the Starbucks incidents reveal some form of discriminatory animus on the part of individual employees. But from a management and HR perspective, there is another layer.

4 keys to rolling with change

May 10, 2018
Sallie Krawcheck heads up the digital investment platform Ellevest, so she knows a thing or two about having to adapt to a changing landscape at work. She offers four keys to staying ahead of a business world that always seems to be lurching furiously ahead.

Here’s what your boss wants from you

May 9, 2018
Here are some actions you can take (or not take) that would be surefire C-suite pleasers.

When radio news demanded something more

April 12, 2018
In 1938, the world of radio news experienced a dramatic shift when Adolf Hitler seized Austria. That night the radio audience heard something it never had before.

4 ways you’re sabotaging diversity efforts in the workplace

April 11, 2018
Let’s say your organization is ready to further embrace diversity by committing resources to recruiting and retaining a more diverse talent pool. And yet, you don’t see a shift in your ability to retain diverse talent and there’s a persistent barrier to promoting marginalized groups to the top levels of leadership. Let’s ask ourselves what might be missing.

All I need to know about leadership I learned from the Super Bowl

February 9, 2018

Here’s what I learned from the game and its trimmings that I can put to use in my quest to be a better leader.

Striving to become rational

January 31, 2018

Even if people are not as rational as we’d hope, there are steps we can take to mitigate our biases. 

Partner up to spur breakthroughs

January 30, 2018

Almost all business leaders, even loners, recognize the benefits of collaboration. They realize that the best ideas come from group input, both inside and outside the organization. It took Procter & Gamble a long time to see the light. 

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