3 characteristics of leaders with executive presence
Executive presence is a quality every leader should seek to cultivate. Joel Garfinkle offers three qualities leaders should seek to embody.
A rare “thin place” may determine the future of work
The thin place -- a rare sliver of time -- between the pandemic and post-pandemic can spark amazing innovation in the working world.
Giving permission: The future of leadership begins within
Giving employees permission to be imperfect, dream and more illustrates your trust and support. First, you must give yourself permission.
Look to Curry — or anyone you admire — for cues on excellence
Borrow and refine the traits you see in those you admire, such as basketball player Steph Curry. Look to Curry to see his choices, connections and competence.
Now is a critical time to create an upward spiral of positivity
How can leaders cultivate a culture that produces a steady flow of positive emotions? And why does it matter?
How a simple choice can change your life for the better
How can you change your life for the better? It starts with morals, values and goals.
Deepa Purushothaman: Being first need not be “the only”
Deepa Purushothaman shares with John Baldoni the challenges women of color have long faced in the corporate world and what needs to change.
3 strategies for helping leaders extinguish collective burnout
Leaders must remain vigilant against collective burnout among their employees, as even highly engaged employees are vulnerable.
4 reasons why a good life is more important than happiness
Happiness is good but impermanent. Learn why a good life is about how well we spend our limited time on earth.
How to create community: Lessons from Homeboy Industries
Learn what the work of Homeboy Industries and the Rev. Greg Boyle can teach us about community and teamwork.
Why we long for leaders who actually care about us
Employees feel loneliness and lack connection when they don't sense that leaders care about them. Here's how to fix that in your culture.
Practical ways to find success in these troubled times
From humble beginnings and through adversity, you can still find success. Learn more about what's in your control.
The employee engagement strategy you need during the Great Resignation
Leaders can't force motivation, but you can help people find their purpose at work. Be warned: This process won't be easy.
A musical response to the Great Resignation: Love the one you’re with
Leaders can respond to the Great Resignation by increasing their efforts at personal connection, clearing roadblocks and aiding their employees, or they can watch them go.
Leaders, understand the personal impact you have on culture
Leaders make an impact. The failure to understand that drives so much of today's toxic workplace atmospheres.
The simple truths of leadership turn common sense into common practice
The truths about common sense are easier than putting those principles into practice as leaders and employers. Here's some guidance from Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley on doing just that.
How to change people without forcing them to change
Managers have a responsibility to develop their employees, which means changing them. Peter Bregman and Howie Jacobson have a guide to making that change more successful and getting employees to buy in to change.
Here are the habits of employees who lead without the title
Your organization likely has great leaders, doing great work, despite not have the formal authority or title. How can you recogize and elevate these leaders?
4 ways to encourage people to do what needs to be done
People will resist when they don't feel they have autonomy. Help them disover their choice with these 4 tips.
Is motivation science the answer to leading a hybrid workforce?
Motivation science can help leaders make smart, empathetic decisions about restructuing work and schedules after the pandemic.