It is said that Abraham Lincoln had a high-pitched voice with a shrill quality to it. When he began his speeches, the audience at first wondered if this tall man was indeed the great orator of whom they
Imagine this scenario: An employee named Rowen arrives at work on his 10-year anniversary and finds a gift card with a sticky note on his desk. The note is from his manager, acknowledging his anniversary.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made headlines when they announced their decision to “step back” from their royal duties in favor of greater independence. While their desire to step away from the pressure
Think about what would happen if a cyberattack brought down the power grid in New York or even just a larger part of the country. As we saw in the California power outages of 2019, people could manage
There are some behaviors that might have served you well at some point in your life but, if left unchecked, will eventually derail your career. They include conflict avoidance, impulsiveness, blame-shifting,
Directors on the board of family businesses face some unique challenges. Family owners often don’t share the same agenda, and interpersonal dynamics are much more complicated, which can make discussions
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If you work with someone who’s gone too long without feedback and want to help them grow, you’ll need to take an empathetic approach to the conversation. Start by asking questions to clarify their motives.
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Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, believes the world demands a new kind of business leader. She says so-called “advanced leaders” work inside and outside their companies to tackle
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