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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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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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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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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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10 Good Reasons Not to Trust Your Brain

by Holly Green If the human brain is such a marvel of evolution, why does it so often betray us into making poor decisions and acting foolishly? Perhaps the most damaging flaw is the brain’s tendency to think it’s right. … Continue reading

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