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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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Do You Feel the “Luv” at Work?

by Sandra Ford Walston How often do you hear a CEO declare with pride that his or her organization has never had a layoff, furlough or bankruptcy? Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly made that statement recently at the University of … Continue reading

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What’s Honesty Got to Do with Business Performance?

It isn’t just brilliance, or hard work, or innovation that determines if a business is successful–although surely those factors help. No. The secret to optimal performance is…drumroll…honesty. Halley Bock, President and CEO of Fierce, Inc, recently wrote about why honesty … 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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Steve Case on Innovation, Entrepreneurs and Risk

Steve Case, the founder of AOL and currently the Chief Executive of Revolution, an investment firm, probably makes one of the best distinctions between entrepreneurs and large companies in his interview with The New York Times. He calls entrepreneurs “attackers”, … Continue reading

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Innovation and Change, Solving the Workplace Dilemna Video

A company started by a 15-year-old, purchased by Yahoo! for $30MM, is the latest example of what many people and organizations assume is the “face of innovation.” Innovators are assumed to be young, usually male, and creating the next cool … Continue reading

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Leadership Clarity and Its Role in Ethics and Winning

By Lee Ellis To insure clarity in his orders to his generals, it’s said that Napoleon called in a private or corporal and read the message to them. If they understand it, he knew his generals would get it. Leaders … Continue reading

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Conversation Killers that Lead to Rampant Mistrust

by Lois Zachary Maria decided she had work to do. She identified ten behaviors to help her stay in good conversation. She reviewed them and, what’s more, she actually followed-through and got better at it. That is until….. Until she … Continue reading

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