LEAD JEFF HADEN

How Did LeBron James Break the NBA All-Time Scoring Record? By Playing the Long Game

That, in part, comes with the realization that success is always a lagging indicator.

LEAD MOSHE ENGELBERG

Get Better Results By Not Being Attached to Getting Them

Solving the ultimate leadership paradox.

LEAD RANJAY GULATI

How the Mahindra Group Embraces Change

A conversation with Anand Mahindra, non-executive chairman of the Mumbai-based conglomerate.

LEAD ALISON GREEN

My Employee Has No Attention To Detail

Is this coachable?

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy Just Rejected the 1 Thing Jeff Bezos Thought Was Most Important

“The most important single thing is to focus obsessively on the customer..."

LEAD NICK HOBSON

The 1 Simple Mindset Shift That Helps You Reframe a Bad Decision

You're smarter than you think.

LEAD NICK HOBSON

Feeling Like an Imposter? The 'Character Alarm Method' Has Got You Covered in 3 Easy Steps

Become your own Sasha Fierce with your alarm.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

3 Questions Emotionally Intelligent People Ask to Keep Making Progress Toward Their Biggest Goals, Backed by Psychological Research

And to help other people do the same.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

Working Long Hours Doesn't Harm Your Kids But This Surprisingly Small Behavior Does, According to Wharton Research

A new study should reassure parents who work long hours (and worry those who are distracted at home).

LEAD TOMMY MELLO

6 Ways Impatience is Slowing Your Business Down

To build a successful business you might have to sacrifice in the short-term to win in the long-term.

LEAD DAVID FINKEL

Why Your Delegated Tasks Often Fail

The answer lies in the capability spectrum.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

101 Very Simple Habits That Will Improve Your Life Today

No. 33: Find a reason or opportunity to ride a bike.

LEAD SARAH RICE

2023 Will Be The Year Of The Power Play

Hybrid work will be where this changing employee-employer dynamic will be played out.

LEAD JUSTIN BARISO

Emotionally Intelligent People Use 2 Simple Words to Build Confidence and Work Better (and Get Others to Work Better, Too)

These two words will not only change the way you see yourself and others, they'll turn you into 'self-fulfilling prophecies'--and inspire you to do great work.

LEAD MINDA ZETLIN

The Royal Family Made 2 Mistakes About Prince Harry That Too Many Employers Make About Employees

Have you made the same mistakes in your company?

LEAD MINDA ZETLIN

In Just 2 – Very Unpleasant – Words, a Former Google Exec Pinpointed the Company's Biggest Problem

Does your company have the same issue?

LEAD NICK HOBSON

People With High Emotional Intelligence Ask Themselves These 6 Questions to Be Calm, Balanced, and Centered

It's all about what they think about emotions and how they handle them.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Has Resigned. His Reason is a Lesson in Self-Awareness

The company is sticking with the co-CEO model.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

Resolution Already Failed? Replace It With 'Turn Up/ Turn Down Lists'

This kinder, gentler approach to changing your life is also more effective.

LEAD MINDA ZETLIN

In Just 3 Words, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy Redefined the Company and Taught a Lesson to Every CEO

Amazon announced 18,000 layoffs. Here's what almost everyone missed.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

5 Bad Habits You Need To Get Rid of To Be a Good Leader

For starters, stop being so demanding.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

Keep Forgetting Things? A Massive New Study Says This Is What Happens to Your Brain If You Retire Early

"If you rest, you rust".

LEAD NICK HOBSON

Extroverts Make for Better Leaders -- If They're the Goldilocks Kind

Not too much of this, and not too much of that for the extraverted leader.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

How Emotionally Intelligent People Embrace Awkward Conversations to Make a Great First Impression

Meeting someone new? Uncomfortable as it might seem research says skipping the small talk is the best approach.

LEAD HEIDI ZAK

3 Principles For Effective Goal-Setting In 2023

How to set realistic goals for this year.

LEAD NICK SONNENBERG

How Smart Leaders Use the 'Toast Question' to Turn Their Business Into a Well-Oiled Machine

Business leaders could learn a thing or two from the restaurant industry.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

People With High Emotional Intelligence Ask 3 Key Questions Before Apologizing to Anyone

Right words + right message = righted relationships.

LEAD JOEL COMM

To Be Consistently Successful, You Must Find Value in the Ordinary

Thinking that success only comes from being extraordinary could negatively impact you; instead, focus on making the biggest impact with what you already have.

LEAD DAVID FINKEL

The Real Reason You Struggle to Delegate

It all comes down to emotional intelligence.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

365 Best Inspirational Quotes for 2023

One quote for each day of the year. Take them together, and they're quite inspiring.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

How to Spot (and Deal With) a Covert Narcissist

Extroverted narcissists are fairly easy to spot. But what about their less obvious counterparts?

LEAD RACHEL NYARADZO ADAMS

Why Fake it Until You Make It

…when is it in your power to build a real executive presence?

LEAD JASON ATEN

Elon Musk Keeps Breaking His Word. It Matters More than You Think

Broken promises hurt your credibility, even if you're one of the richest people on earth.

LEAD NUALA WALSH

7 Strategies Smart Leaders Use to Handle Criticism

Stop inviting feedback unless you're ready to accept and act on it.

LEAD NICK SONNENBERG

3 Strategies to Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Turn it Into Your Greatest Strength-

Identifying and reframing negative thoughts is the key to believing in yourself and your abilities.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

6 Magic Phrases to Inspire Respect, Grounded in Emotional Intelligence

Much of it comes down to this: People respect people who demonstrate self-respect.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

Want Happy Employees? Neuroscience Says Try This Simple Habit

"This is where positivity comes into play."

LEAD ENTREPRENEURS' ORGANIZATION

3 Successful Strategies to Lead Global Distributed Teams

Understanding the differences and similarities of your team, regardless of region, is a crucial requirement that knows no borders.

LEAD ALISON GREEN

How Do I Stop Employees From Giving Me Holiday Gifts

And three other tricky workplace dilemmas.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

How Emotionally Intelligent People Turn Frustration and Stress Into Fulfillment and Achievement

Sometimes a frustrating problem turns out to be a solution when viewed from a different perspective.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

If You Can Pass Any of These 6 Leadership Tests, Science Says You'll Be a Much More Effective, Persuasive and Supportive Boss

And if you can't pass one or two, don't despair: Each strategy can be embraced, starting today.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Bob Iger's Email to Disney Employees Reveals His Biggest Challenge in Returning as CEO

You can't change a company by going back to more of the same.

LEAD RACHEL NYARADZO ADAMS

Why We Should Audit Our Values Regularly

Clearly defining and auditing your values every two to three years can help ensure your actions match your principles and standards.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

4 Things People With Great Communication Skills Will Do in a Conflict

Habits that nobody seems to want to have these days.

LEAD NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

In Just 5 Sentences, Elon Musk Gave Tesla Employees a Master Class on How to Run Efficient Meetings

Meetings are more expensive than you might think and there are four simple ways to reduce their cost.

LEAD DEBORAH GRAYSON RIEGEL

Stop Saying 'It's Just My Personality' and Start Saying This Instead

All of us can be better and do better than what we were born with.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

It Took Yoda a Few Words to Teach One of the Greatest Leadership Lessons You Will Ever Hear

A classic movie line from Yoda of Star Wars fame could hold the secret to your leadership success.

LEAD TOMMY MELLO

I Met an NFL Superstar. He Taught Me a Profound Leadership Lesson

He was incredibly talented, but his teammate didn't trust him... until he did this.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

Reese Witherspoon Just Shared Her Simple Trick for Exceptional Likability

Want to tell more captivating, persuasive stories about you and your business? An Oscar-winner has a suggestion.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

Elon Musk Just Announced a Radical Change at Twitter and Nobody Really Noticed

Heck, they'd been talking about the "edit" button since the first Obama term.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

How Can You Tell Someone Has Exceptional Leadership? It Comes Down to 1 Word

There is a place and time for this leadership trait but leaders first have to get over their own fears.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

5 Ways to Create a More Diverse, Engaged and Inclusive Workplace

Subtle practices that will be virtually invisible to most people.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

New Neuroscience Reveals the Best Way to Structure Your Workday

Research shows decision fatigue involves an unavoidable physical component.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

3 Killer Icebreakers to Kick Off Meetings and Brainstorming Sessions

Get people comfortable and talking with these unexpected but fun icebreakers from a professional group facilitator.

LEAD JAY STEINFELD

Here's Why Your Success Is Not at All About You

Building up the accomplishments of your team will bring real satisfaction.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

How Great Leaders Use the 3 Laws of Influence to Be Remarkably Persuasive, Backed by Considerable Science

Science reveals how to make facts, logic and reasoning even more convincing.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Elon Musk Is Laying Off Half of Twitter's Staff by Email. It's More 'Management by Chaos'

There are no great ways to tell people they don't have a job. This is one of the worst.

LEAD BHARAT KANODIA

3 Keys to a Successful Career as a Leader

Work hard, be ready, be dependable.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

5 Smart Things New Bosses Do to Instantly Become Better Leaders, Backed by Considerable Science

Simple, sure. But also extremely effective. For any leader.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

The CEO of Delta Just Taught a Tough Lesson in Modern Leadership

There's no such thing as neutral anymore.

LEAD PATRICK FLESNER

The Key to Leading Your Teams Effectively in Crisis is to Step Outside the Leadership Drama Triangle

Avoid playing the role of a victim, persecutor or rescuer. Instead, take ownership and make the required changes.

LEAD ALISON GREEN

How Should I Handle Friends Who Apply for Jobs With Me?

Should I recuse myself or push for them to be hired?

LEAD JEFF HADEN

Why Google Quietly Uses the Power-Law Rule to Pay Its Superstar Employees 'Unfairly'

Because 'fair' doesn't mean 'equal', especially if you hope to improve employee retention and boost overall performance.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

6 Signs an Employee Is Ready to Be a Manager

6 Signs an Employee Is Ready to Be a Manager Before you hire or promote that person into a management role, make sure they have these attributes.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

3 Skills That Will Instantly Point to Someone With Good Leadership

Skills that we have seen demonstrated by executives from Microsoft, General Motors and Best Buy.

LEAD MINDA ZETLIN

Patagonia's Founder Just Gave Away His $3 Billion Company. Here's Why That's Not as Crazy as It Sounds

He first considered an IPO: 'What a disaster that would have been.'


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