Tag Archives: decision making

Three Ways Leaders Can Become Game Changers

By: Judith E. Glaser, Marcia Ruben, Ph.D., Sandra Foster, Ph.D., & Debra Pearce-McCall, Ph.D From Power-Over to Power-With What can a leader do to transform this dictating or “power-over” stance to a “power-with” environment, one in which team members feel … Continue reading

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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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Good Leaders Find Clarity Without the Data

The internet has automated many tasks to make our lives easier. Scheduling, communication, now “Robo-investing” where computing helps to automatically re-balance our financial portfolios to hit our financial targets.  But, one thing that can’t be automated is good decision-making. This video of … Continue reading

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Leadership Free Speech and Gay Rights

by Helen Whelan ​I’ll admit I’m a little sensitive to bias. Who isn’t when you’re on the receiving end? In this case, it’s that perception of you that guides invisible decisions with very visible results.  If a hiring manager doesn’t … Continue reading

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Want Greater Influence? Then, Listen Up.

by Judith E. Glaser When driving to a new location, we often stop at a gas station to ask for directions, use our GPS or a handy paper map to navigate unfamiliar territory. If we get lost, we need only … Continue reading

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Selective Listening and How it Can Derail Our Business

by Judith E. Glaser Try to recall a recent situation when you were a listener. It may have been a speech delivered by an executive, a discussion with a subordinate or an explanation from a peer. Did you listen to … Continue reading

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Avoid Proctrastination and Build Team Support

Don’t procrastinate on a decision; let’s face it, we make very few life or death, or irreversible decisions. It’s better to make the decision, execute quickly, validate and learn. The learning from the ‘wrong’ decision can provide further evidence for … 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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How False Assumptions Wastes Good Talent

Generalizations can save us a lot of time. It’s what our brain does to organize our world and help us make quick decisions. But, do you ever think how false assumptions can obscure great opportunities and waste a lot of … 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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