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Overcoming the Addiction to Being Right

by Judith E. Glaser When we feel strongly that our point of view is right, our brain focuses on looking for evidence. We stop listening to other perspectives and fight for our point of view. We create a culture of … Continue reading

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Conversations that Create “Culture Glue” and Problem Solving

By Judith E. Glaser We all go through our own version of an identity crisis at least once in our life. Should I be a doctor, teacher, entrepreneur, or CEO of some global company? We all want to know where … 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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3 Effective Strategies for Changing a Workplace Culture

by Judith E. Glaser The more we talk about change, the more we talk about all the problems and challenges that can emerge – resulting in negative mindsets which trigger “fear hormones” and “threat networks” in our brains. No wonder … 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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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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Personal Leadership Skills to Catapult Your Career

by Sandra Ford Walston “Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway.” Eleanor Roosevelt “Doing” generally involves a list of things to accomplish : earn another certification, land a new account, secure another promotion. In … Continue reading

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What’s the #1 Skill that Generates New Ideas?

by Judith E. Glaser We’re better when we’re connected! Even though technologies enable us to dissolve boundaries of space and time and connect us in exciting ways, we still face the same old challenge: to dissolve boundaries among colleagues, to … Continue reading

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Is Refusing to Hire Someone with a Visible Tattoo Discrimination?

by Helen Whelan The same could be asked about body piercing. I remember being on a jury where the defense attorney had a pierced ball earring on her lip. All I could do was watch that little bead bob up … 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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