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Jun 11, 2023

How to Tell if You’re the Office Jerk

Leader with low self awareness

It isn’t easy, because people don’t like to give negative feedback. But there are ways to find out—and fix things.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/office-jerk-how-to-tell-9f69a49f?mod=lead_feature_below_a_pos1

Jun 8, 2023

How to Help Superstar Employees Fulfill Their Potential

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Milena Stamenkovic/Getty Images

What do high-potential employees describe as their core challenges?

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/03/how-to-help-superstar-employees-fulfill-their-potential

Jun 7, 2023

How to empower employees through a shared sense of purpose

team with a shared sense of purpose
Rawpixel.com (Shutterstock)

There are many simple things leaders can do to help reduce the risk of burnout.

Link: https://qz.com/how-to-empower-employees-through-a-shared-sense-of-purp-1850147181

Jun 6, 2023

How to Become More Adaptable in Challenging Situation

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Navigating periods of turbulence successfully requires leaders to adopt a sophisticated form of self-mastery.

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/03/how-to-become-more-adaptable-in-challenging-situations

Jun 5, 2023

When the Need to Please Holds Women Managers Back

Most of us would like to impress the people we work with. But new research finds that, for women managers, this aspiration can undermine performance.

Link: https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/when-the-need-to-please-holds-women-managers-back

Jun 4, 2023

Become More Comfortable Making Bold Decisions

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What happens when you’re faced with a decision that requires a leap of faith?

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/03/become-more-comfortable-making-bold-decisions

Jun 3, 2023

Increasing the Success Rate of First-Time Leaders with Three Key Mindsets

three different leadership mindsets

The shift from an individual contributor mindset to a leadership mindset is huge.

Link: https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2023/03/06/increasing-the-success-rate-of-first-time-leaders-training-the-three-key-mindsets/

Jun 2, 2023

5 Attributes of Team Members and Leaders That Often Limit Success

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Getty Images

Unleashing your full potential requires that you recognize key attributes in the people around you.

Link: https://www.inc.com/martin-zwilling/5-attributes-of-team-members-leaders-that-often-limit-success.html

May 23, 2023

The Disappearing White-Collar Job

Near-empty streets of San Francisco

A once-in-a-generation convergence of technology and pressure to operate more efficiently has corporations saying many lost jobs may never return.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-disappearing-white-collar-job-af0bd925

May 22, 2023

How to recruit with softer skills in mind

A new hiring process
Paul Blow

Recruitment is set to change. It is not going to get easier.

Link: https://www.economist.com/business/2023/05/11/how-to-recruit-with-softer-skills-in-mind

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