Leadership Development

Let your anxiety serve a purpose

October 13, 2021
It’s stating the obvious to say that there’s still a lot of anxiety going around right now. As leaders, many of you are trying to keep your businesses healthy and take care of your employees and families. Since anxiety is a heightened state of alarm or awareness, there are some beneficial aspects to experiencing it.

Don’t be just a JOAT

October 13, 2021
The “Jack of all trades” moniker is not only cliché, but also reeks of mediocrity. Instead, the idea that someone has singularly devoted themselves to a particular endeavor—so as to be better at it than the majority of their similarly situated peers—carries more immediate and lasting appeal.

How to draw an impact map

October 13, 2021
We all want to lead lives of purpose. But how do you stop and take stock of where you are? Author Mike Steib has some concrete advice on where and how to start evaluating.

Surviving pandemic career changes

October 13, 2021
On a recent episode of the “Savvy Psychologist” podcast, Dr. Jade Wu talked to Rachel Cooke, founder of Lead Above Noise, who offers some realistic and compassionate advice for handling current career struggles and redefining what it means to be successful. These are a few of her tips.

You’ve thought about it… should you go back to school?

October 13, 2021
Even if you’ve been in a career for a long time, going back to school can be a wonderful experience. And according to a recent Forbes article, adult students are now the majority of degree seekers in the U.S.

Seize and grow from your best moments

October 13, 2021
Certain life moments can teach us important lessons… if we pay attention. But how do we process these moments in our minds, and how do we remember them?

At work, you’re a performer. Embrace it

October 13, 2021
Michael Port is a business owner and professional speaker, but his first career was as a classically trained actor. “To paraphrase the legendary acting teacher Lee Strasberg,” writes Port, “an actor’s work is about the ability to consistently create reality and to express that reality. And that is in large part the way that life works for all of us.”

Leadership Tips: Vol. 1121

October 13, 2021
Frustrated by your own errors out of the gate and kicking yourself for not being good faster? … Share your wisdom, O sage one!

Fend off manipulation from others

October 13, 2021
3 strategies to fight victimization.

A great actor’s communication awakening

October 13, 2021
Alan Alda is fascinated with human communication—especially since a scary watershed moment at a dentist’s office, where a miscommunication left his face with a permanent alteration.