Leadership Development

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There’s no “I” in “team” (but I wish there were)

April 12, 2018
Q. We’re so irritatingly team-based where I work that my best ideas just get folded into everyone else’s. How do I make sure I get some of the credit I think I deserve?

Don’t let the lack of a path keep you from moving

April 12, 2018
Q. I work for a company where the responsibility for upward mobility is entirely on the employees; there’s no career development program, no performance reviews. What’s the best strategy to start out with given these restrictions?

Create your own simple PED

April 12, 2018
Scientists are only just beginning to figure out the right combination and timing of exercise to improve brain function. Here are three tips to your simple PED (performance enhancing drug).

The 2 very opposite types of pride

April 12, 2018
Jessica Tracy, head of the Emotion and Self Lab at the University of British Columbia, draws a distinction between “authentic” pride and “hubristic” pride.

5 reasons you need to work for yourself

April 6, 2018
Not everyone is cut out to stake their own claim and never draw a paycheck from someone else’s company. But your bucket list may not truly be complete until you spend a year making money strictly from your own resourcefulness. Here’s why you should take that entrepreneurial spirit for a spin.

Nixon’s legendarily strange meeting with protesters

April 3, 2018
In the pre-dawn darkness of a May morning in 1970, a sleepless Richard Nixon asked his valet, Manolo Sanchez, if he’d ever seen the Lincoln Memorial. Nixon told him to get dressed, because that’s where they were headed. Some young protesters were stunned to see the President approach.

They want you on the board—but is it a smart move?

April 3, 2018
You’ve been approached to be on a board. You are flattered! But, should you accept? There is a lot to consider as you weigh the time, personal investment, and—at times—risk. Cheryl Hyatt of Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search has five tips for evaluating a board position to make sure it’s right for you.

De-clutter and free your mind

April 3, 2018
To feel more free and fearless, try a purge. Feel free to go out someday and re-acquire the things you really want, but just experience for once how a dramatic purge makes you lighter and emboldens you to simplify in other areas.

Wise ways to establish executive presence

March 30, 2018
Regardless of your job title, you can establish executive presence by radiating self-assuredness. Here are some tips to wield authority with confidence.

You say you care … but do you?

March 27, 2018

Truly empathetic listeners have a high tolerance for absorbing others’ sadness and emotional struggles. Do you possess a high degree of empathy? Answer these three questions.

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