What We Are Reading

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

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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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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

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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

May 21, 2023

Cancel That Brainstorm. There's a Better Way to Spur Good Ideas.


Giving workers alone time could yield more innovation than getting everyone in a room, research shows.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cancel-that-brainstorm-theres-a-better-way-to-spur-good-ideas-f3c462d3?mod=hp_featst_pos5

May 20, 2023

How to Equip Your Team to Problem Solve Without You

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In trying to “protect” their teams, many leaders become “umbrella managers.

May 19, 2023

What Makes Leadership Development Programs Succeed?

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Leadership development initiatives can substantially boost personal growth and well-being — but only when implemented correctly.

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/02/what-makes-leadership-development-programs-succeed

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