Monthly Archives: April 2014

Solve Three Major Pain Points that Derail Productivity

“Back-timing” is a phrase often used by TV producers. They look at how much time they have to fill and then subtract” the various elements they want in a show.  What does this have to do with effective leadership or … Continue reading

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Five Key Questions Anyone Asks Before Trusting You

by Judith E. Glaser When we feel we are gaining and not losing, we play as WE, according to Conversational Intelligence.™ This is the intelligence hardwired into every human being to enable us to navigate successfully with others through language. However, our fear … Continue reading

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The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

by Helen Whelan Here’s a question.  If you could earn 10% more than what you earn now but had to work for the boss described on the left, would you?  Or, would you want to work for the leader on the … Continue reading

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Courage to Assert New Behavior to Get What You Want

by Sandra Ford Walston Jill demonstrated her talents and caught the attention of a city manager. When he phoned Jill to discuss an administrative position, she knew that negotiating the salary would be difficult. “He saw me as someone who … Continue reading

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Leadership Free Speech and Gay Rights

by Helen Whelan ​I’ll admit I’m a little sensitive to bias. Who isn’t when you’re on the receiving end? In this case, it’s that perception of you that guides invisible decisions with very visible results.  If a hiring manager doesn’t … Continue reading

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Loss and Failure,Increasing Your Batting Average at Work

by Richard French The number of youth players in baseball has been declining over the last several years. It’s hard. You hit a round ball with a round bat and it’s a game of attrition and failure. There is no … Continue reading

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