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Y Combinator Secret Tips for Successful Startups

by Helen Whelan Y Combinator, a top accelerator for startups, shared some not so obvious tips for startups at a recent Alley co-working gathering in NYC. Figured I’d get your attention.  Got mine too. Y Combinator’s CEO, Michael Seibel and three of his … Continue reading

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Can I Trust You? Questions to ask to find out

By Judith E. Glaser Few managers and leaders understand how vital, intelligent, quality conversations and interviews are to the health and productivity of a company’s culture. Unhealthy conversations are at the root of relationships characterized by distrust, deceit, betrayal, and … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Addiction to Being Right

by Judith E. Glaser When we feel strongly that our point of view is right, our brain focuses on looking for evidence. We stop listening to other perspectives and fight for our point of view. We create a culture of … Continue reading

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Conversations that Create “Culture Glue” and Problem Solving

By Judith E. Glaser We all go through our own version of an identity crisis at least once in our life. Should I be a doctor, teacher, entrepreneur, or CEO of some global company? We all want to know where … Continue reading

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The Millennial “Trophy Generation”: Entitled or Eager to Engage?

by Judith E. Glaser and Debra Pearce-McCall When you think Millennials, the “everyone gets a trophy” idea comes up. But, we’d take that a step further and say it’s an implicit belief that everyone has something to contribute. The Millennial generation … Continue reading

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Sluffing-off Millennial Myths Reveals the Millennial ‘Possibility’ Mindset

by Judith E. Glaser and Debra Pearce-McCall What’s New About the Millennial’s Mindset? With their deep comfort with uncertainty and technology, coupled with their hardwired sense of inclusion, Millennials are blazing the trail by transforming workplaces. When used well, technological connections … Continue reading

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Five Effective Communication and Leadership Skills

by Judith E. Glaser The Caring Effect… Take Five Steps Forward All people have deep-seated needs for meaning, purpose, connection, and inclusion that they want—and expect—to fulfill at work. How can you leverage your people’s social and psychological needs to … Continue reading

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Why the Need for Celebration is Greater Than Safety

by Judith E. Glaser Great leaders identify, measure, recognize, and reward meaningful efforts and achievements—and celebrate often with the people involved. Why should managers and leaders celebrate more? Creating a feeling of celebration helps meet people’s needs for inclusion, innovation, … Continue reading

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Three Ways Leaders Can Become Game Changers

By: Judith E. Glaser, Marcia Ruben, Ph.D., Sandra Foster, Ph.D., & Debra Pearce-McCall, Ph.D From Power-Over to Power-With What can a leader do to transform this dictating or “power-over” stance to a “power-with” environment, one in which team members feel … Continue reading

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How Bad Bosses Create Distrust

By: Judith E. Glaser, Marcia Ruben, Ph.D., Sandra Foster, Ph.D., & Debra Pearce-McCall, Ph.D. Executive Summary This distinctive blog post highlights the actions a boss can choose to directly impact their own neurochemistry, behaviors and expressions that promote a climate … Continue reading

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