Leadership Development

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.

Use one simple chart to perform better

April 5, 2018
Jay Forte’s trick to get his clients thinking about what is and isn’t working.

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.

Secrets of the ridiculously successful

March 21, 2018

Watching ultra-successful people gives you clues as to how they tick and how you can succeed, too.

3 ways leaders can navigate imbalanced lives

March 20, 2018

In debunking the balance theme, leadership expert Sue Hawkes gives three tips for leaders to help them accept and maximize an imbalanced schedule.