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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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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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What Your Brain Does When Someone Talks Too Much

.. think of this next time you have a big sales pitch or you’re trying to influence someone to your point of view. by Judith E. Glaser Conversational Blind Spots at Work Twenty-eight years ago I began my first experiment … Continue reading

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Three Ways Our Communication Triggers Emotions, Good or Bad

by Judith E. Glaser Conversations are the source of energy that transcends doldrums, the power that launches transformational products, and the golden threads that create trust. Conversations are the way we connect, engage, navigate, and transform the world with others. Awareness … Continue reading

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Is Your Communication Style Draining Your Team’s Energy?

By Judith E. Glaser We are all familiar with the “chemistry” factor in relationships and the chemical attraction metaphor; now we are learning that such insights are more than metaphor— they are reality! Positive comments and conversations provide a temporary … Continue reading

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Are You Green-lighting or Stopping an Important Work Relationship?

by Judith E. Glaser The consequences of your interactions are filed daily in your memory bank, either as “feel good” or “feel bad” experiences. Memories with strong emotions linger, since the brain more easily files and calls up memories attached … Continue reading

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Is the Fear of Conflict Shutting Down Your Ability to Communicate?

By Judith E. Glaser Confrontation is something we tend to avoid. It’s our least developed skill; the ability to confront each other face to face, say what is in our hearts and minds, and at the same time build and strengthen … 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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The One Leadership Skill That Will Turbocharge Employee Performance

by Judith E. Glaser Through advances in neuroscience, we can now see inside of the brains and minds of people who are experiencing different emotions. What astounds scientists is the dramatically different “brain landscape” for people who are in fear … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Avoid the Need to Be Right and Get What You Want

by Judith Glaser I’m sure it’s happened to you: You’re in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder. You talk over one of … Continue reading

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