Category Archives: Leadership Skills

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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A Visual on What Works with Management Feedback

by Judith E. Glaser This ‘chemistry of conversations’ is why we need to be more mindful of our interactions. Behaviors that increase cortisol levels reduce our conversational intelligence or C-IQ—our ability to connect and think innovatively, empathetically, creatively and strategically with others. Remember: … Continue reading

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The Chemistry Factor in Relationships

By Judith E. Glaser We are all familiar with the ‘chemistry’ factor in relationships and the chemical attraction metaphor.  However, we are now learning that our insights about the chemical nature of relationships and conversations are more than a metaphor—they are a … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Create Cultures of Trust

by Judith E. Glaser We are designed for connection with others, and when trust is broken we recoil and close down. Conversational Intelligence is teaching us that because we are designed to be social, our brains are sensitive to the signals of … Continue reading

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Is Distrust And Fear Rampant in Corporate America?

by Judith E. Glaser Daily we see headlines that suggest we are becoming mired in distrust, at high cost to our organizations. As our trust bank accounts are depleted, we run out of currency to invest in the future. And trust is … Continue reading

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How to Communicate about Unmet Expectations

by Judith E. Glaser How should a leader address customers; shareholders; the press; employees? Are there different components of the message that should be shared with one group and not another? Who needs what type of information? Most of all, how can … Continue reading

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Turn Challenging Conversations Into Trusting Relationships at Work

by Judith E. Glaser No one could believe it – Radio Shack let thousands of people go and they did it through email! Most people dislike delivering bad news in person, and will find any way to avoid it. Making eye contact … Continue reading

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