Category: management


Communicate with Power:

Master the Unconscious Most communication is unconscious. You may think you’re delivering clear and consistent messages based on your words, but unconscious nonverbal behaviors are key to communicating with power. Startling advances in brain science have made it possible for us to gather and test evidence as we uncover the unconscious ...

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Toxic Leadership

A New Look at Solutions Much has been written about toxic leaders with psychopathic traits and narcissistic personality disorders. Bad leaders leave a trail of diminishing returns, ruined reputations, failed products, employee litigation and disheartened staffs. But applying labels doesn’t solve any problems. Leadership is ...

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Overcoming Leadership Blind Spots

“Leadership is a struggle by flawed human beings to make some important human values real and effective in the world as it is.” - Steven Snyder, Leadership and the Art of Struggle There’s no escaping it: Everyone has blind spots. No matter how hard we try to be self-aware, everyone – including the best leader – ...

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Mind Over Mood

Mind Over Mood: 3 Paths to Better Decisions “Our decision-making capacities are not simply ‘wired in,’ following some evolutionary design. Choosing wisely is a learned skill, which, like any other skill, can be improved with experience.” - Reid Hastie and Robyn M. Dawes, Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The ...

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