INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Are you experiencing “quiet firing?” No, it’s not the same thing as “quiet quitting,” which we touched on last week. It’s … [Read more...]
This 1 Approach Will Fix Your Relationship with that Frustrating Co-worker
This approach will help you improve any relationship in life, too.
We’ve all experienced it: a certain co-worker is driving you nuts. Research shows that 85 percent of us have to deal with conflict in the workplace to some … [Read more...]
Want a Better Relationship with Your Boss? Address These 6 Style Elements
Style Matters - It's about blending yours with theirs
I’ve seen many potential boss-subordinate relationships crumble because the subordinate never took the time to understand the boss’s style, and to then adapt to it. You might not … [Read more...]
Issue #12: On Intelligent Autonomy, Encouraging Debate, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) You know the importance of granting autonomy, but might not know that research shows there’s a dark side to it. For … [Read more...]
1 Word Sums Up Why Your Middle Manager Role is So Hard
But there are clear winning strategies to overcome the challenges
If you’re reading this, odds are, you’re a middle manager, i.e. someone who has a boss and is a boss, who has to lead and influence from the messy middle, up, down, and across … [Read more...]
3 Secrets to Fostering Collaboration
The farther apart we physically work from each other, the closer we need to become
Being a leader in the soon-to-be dominant world of hybrid work (sometimes remote, sometimes in person) requires greater collaboration skills than ever. This means not only … [Read more...]
6 Ways to Gracefully Handle the Most Difficult People in Your Life
Co-workers or any difficult people in your life don't have to cause you so much angst.
The only certainties in life may be death, taxes, and the presence of difficult people. Whether it's co-workers or anyone you find hard to deal with, we all go through it. … [Read more...]
The Top 7 Career Risks People Don’t Regret Taking, According to a Recent Survey of 1,000 Executives
Learn from those who went before you and note which risks could be worth it.
We get one shot in life at navigating our career. After the long winding road, no one wants to look back with regrets. Why not improve the odds of making more good … [Read more...]
Highly Confident People Avoid These 14 Behaviors
Those who are certain of themselves tend to avoid these actions
An organization is never more confident than its leader, which accentuates the importance for leaders to display unswerving confidence in themselves, their … [Read more...]
How to Negotiate and Reach Compromise Successfully, According to Recent Harvard Research
Make more impact by striking more pacts.
Maybe it seems like every day you find yourself in situations that require successful negotiation with a disagreeing party, where mutual compromise would be vastly … [Read more...]