Leadership Development

A tale of two $150 million+ gifts

August 16, 2021
Which type of person are you—the type who would ask for your name to be pounded into the pages of history as a condition of a gift, or the type who would make such a grand offering anonymously?

Go ahead and dread networking conversations

August 16, 2021
Network. The word itself is elastic; it can be a noun or a verb, for instance. So presented with just the word, what thought or idea comes first to mind? Or, perhaps more appropriately: What feeling?

The sweet spot of leadership

August 16, 2021
Don’t measure yourself or your staff against unattainable leadership qualities; you’ll always come up short. Here are the two most vital leadership characteristics.

Wait your turn! The science of patience

August 16, 2021
There are rules in a line, and strict expectations of respect. A queue ostensibly operates on a “first come, first served” model, fundamentally egalitarian. But naturally, it’s more complicated than that.

Offering the spotlight gets you more than taking it

August 4, 2021
When we’re trying to forge a bond with someone new, there’s one mistake we always seem to make, writes Mike Steib in his book The Career Manifesto. We immediately begin to fill in every available silence with details about ourselves.

Hey, are you rich?

August 4, 2021
Do you find yourself wondering how your life would be different—or better—if you had more?

1-Minute Strategies: September ’21

August 4, 2021
Treat every meeting invite as if it were the first one … Make a Concessions Wish List … What we learned from the “Friends” reunion … Doesthedogdie.com has a very practical purpose … Is your fear of flying controlling you?

In 2020, did your eyes get worse?

July 14, 2021
Over the last eighteen months, virtually everything in our daily lives was affected by covid-19, including our eye health.

Hurry up and sleep

July 14, 2021
Here are some simple and immediate techniques to help steer your mind and body toward sleep.

Power corrupts—but not you. How to not be evil

July 14, 2021
“I’m never going to be like that guy,” is something we’ve all told ourselves as we passed a particularly feared executive in the hallway. But how did that guy become who he is, and who’s to say it can’t happen to us?