Category Archives: Leadership

Anatomy of a Tough Talk

In this episode, you’ll discover: One of the primary reasons people don’t have tough talks Why Steve Jobs got kicked out of a…
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When Conflict is Brewing

How do you feel when there’s a difficult conversation brewing at work that you won’t be able to duck? Unless you’re a sociopath,…
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One Essential Trait for Positive Leadership: Receptivity

When you think about how you receive feedback, what comes to mind? Initially, you probably feel defensive. Your brain immediately goes to the…
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The Best Way to Deliver Bad News

If anything is certain in leadership—whether you’re leading a large company, a mid-sized team, or a family of four—it’s that bad things will…
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Winston Churchill’s Secret Productivity Weapon

One of the more unlikely museums in London is located in the basement of the Treasury, between 10 Downing Street and the Palace…
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3 Lessons from a Monthlong Sabbatical

I began my career as a proud workaholic. I measured my contribution by the hours I clocked and the coffee I consumed. So…
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Hobbies of Highly Effective People

Let’s play a word-association game: Toss out the first several words or phrases that come to mind when you hear the name “Bill…
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Pros & Cons

Everyone out there has experienced anger at one time. Quite often getting angry is a negative experience, but that doesn’t mean it always…
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How to Carry Yourself Like an Authority Online

If you want people to see you as an authority in your field, you need to carry yourself like one. There are a…
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Biz Innovators – Marc Russell Benioff

Marc Russell Benioff is one of those larger than life figures. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com, which is a…
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