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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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It’s Not about Tell-Yell-Sell for Sustained Success

by Judith E. Glaser What inhibits healthy connections in business to create successful change or business turnarounds?  Whether you’re an entrepreneur or business executive, it’s most likely that these four behaviors will derail your leadership ability: Talking past each other – … 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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The Danger of Mirrortocracy in Silicon Valley and Beyond

by Helen Whelan “We’ve created a make-believe cult of objective meritocracy, a pseudo-scientific mythos to obscure and reinforce the belief that only people who look and talk like us are worth noticing. After making such a show of burning down … 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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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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3 Ways to Boost Courageous Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston A working mother who witnesses her boss harassing a co-worker must face the truth and take realistic action. Since this defining moment could affect her livelihood, taking action requires making tough choices. The woman’s courage holds … Continue reading

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Management Blind Spots – Quick Fixes

Success Television Newsletter 1.17.2013 “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135) Managers often think they’re good at listening but if … 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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