Category Archives: teams

Howard Schultz’s Connection and Leadership

Howard Schultz is featured on the cover of Time and, as usual, he talks and cares about much more than how Starbucks will make more money. (Although he goes into that too). Here’s a sampling from his interview: On how … Continue reading

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Harness the Wisdom of Your Five Brains

By Judith E. Glaser Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this: You are trying to navigate through a business meeting. You want to be helpful. It’s confusing to keep track of what’s going on. When you hear an … Continue reading

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Emotions – Navigating Pleasure or Pain in the Workplace

by Judith E. Glaser Truth Be Told—About Our Brains and Relationships The Creating WE Institute has discovered that we have two types of reactions in conversations—one causes us pleasure – and opens our brain, and one causes us pain and … Continue reading

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Ask the One Question to Find the Best Talent

Probably one of the most dreaded questions in an interview is “So tell me about yourself.” It scares candidates, causes them to ramble and at best, you as the hiring manager, get a useless answer. What you really want to … Continue reading

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Three Ways Managers Can Encourage Team Building

by Judith Glaser You walk into a meeting late and people are already in huddles. Colleagues glance over ever so briefly then turn back to their conversations. You sit down in a corner and use your smart phone to check … Continue reading

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How to avoid being Sisyphus at work

“We don’t have a skills gap, we have a thinking gap.” Lou Adler, author of The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired Lou Adler is an Influencer on LinkedIn. As of this writing, he has 274,009 followers. He writes … Continue reading

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Loving Change and the Next Great Opportunity

by Donald Van de Mark “They won.  We lost.  Next.”  Barry Diller Barry Diller, who has led TV networks, movie studios, home shopping empires and now a variety of online companies, is a person who demonstrates an eagerness for experience.  I worked … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden: Courageous Leader or Just Plain Paranoid?

Scrutinizing the Latest Events in the NSA Scandal  by Lee Ellis As a former POW in the camps of North Vietnam, I think my comrades and I saw the purest example of leadership possible. Our senior leaders put their country … Continue reading

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5 Ways to be a More Appreciative Leader

by Karlin Sloan “There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity We all like to be appreciated. It feels good when someone notices our hard work. And, … Continue reading

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9 Powerful Courageous Leadership Questions You Want to Ask

by Sandra Ford Walston “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” This time-worn saying is false. For example, “a stone is thrown” when someone says, “I don’t care how you do it, just get … Continue reading

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