Category Archives: Leadership Skills

How to Drive Self-Expression to Innovate

by Judith E. Glaser I have yet to meet an executive, who joins a company to be ‘minimized,’ marginalized or to be intentionally held back from making a contribution. We join a company to make a difference, to make a … Continue reading

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Why Should Managers and Leaders Celebrate More?

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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[New Videos] on What Your Employees Really Think of You

Ears burning? Don’t care? Or, you might not even know how they feel because they’re hiding it from you. But, when they walk out the door or slack off because they’re mad or discouraged, it starts to get time-consuming and … Continue reading

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Seven Negative Patterns that Derail Your Business

by Judith E. Glaser As you read the following seven I-centric habit patterns, identify ones that do not serve your organization and see them as opportunities to develop WE-centric patterns. Monitor your impact. Notice how, by shifting to WE-centric patterns, … Continue reading

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“I want to change …my arrogance, my control, and my lack of trust.”

by Judith E. Glaser When Bayer, a $7 billion multinational pharmaceutical company, acquired a smaller $300 million diagnostic company, Rolf Classon the CEO, chose to call it a “merger.” Power-with Others He wanted to immediately establish a “power-with others” relationship … Continue reading

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Two Signals that Create the Highest Trust

by Judith E. Glaser Most people choose their friends and colleagues based on three principles that even they may not be aware of. That’s according to social science research conducted by Brian Uzzi, professor of leadership and organizational change at … Continue reading

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What Makes a Courageous Woman?

by Sandra Ford Walston Courageousness isn’t just about bold action.  It’s about what you do when you’ve been passed over for a promotion or you’re told you’re “too” …strong…bright…aggressive.. (pick the word.) Women face this all the time. Courageous women … Continue reading

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You’ve Reached the Top! Now What?

Four Communication Blind Spots that Derail Leaders  by Judith E. Glaser Starting a business from scratch is different from stepping in and adding value to an existing company. Entrepreneurs love the challenges, risks, and thrills of doing what others have … Continue reading

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A Female Truth-Teller’s Backbone

In the Woody Allen movie “Another Woman,” Gena Rowlands portrays “an accomplished philosophy professor who, upon turning 50, feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life… Suddenly her quest for truth turns into a powerful and personal odyssey of … Continue reading

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Between the stimulus and the response is your greatest power

By Helen Whelan We face constant choice and can actually change the outcome by our response. You might want to read this again. It took me awhile to actually get this.   It could be an interaction with an angry … Continue reading

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