INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) What can a pro-poker player teach you about making decisions? Something important. In an interview with Psychology … [Read more...]
What a Nobel Prize Winner Teaches Us About Motivating Others
You don't need to be a genius to apply this
When the Nobel Prize winning physicist, Richard Feynman, was still getting his graduate degree at Princeton, he was asked to oversee a group of engineers who were tasked with … [Read more...]
Issue #19: On the “Three Do Rule” for Great Results, the Importance of Downtime, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Did you know that the words you choose to speak out loud actually influence the way you think and view the world, and can help, or … [Read more...]
Want Your Team to Better Adapt to Change? Try the 3 Circles of Commitment
They’ll help you change too.
We’ve all experienced no shortage of change the last few years, that’s for certain. News flash: the pace of change won’t be slowing down any time soon, either. Which makes it even … [Read more...]
7 Ways to Spot the Walking Disengaged (Before It’s Too Late)
It's a zombie wasteland of disengaged employees out there. Here's how to spot them and bring 'em back to the living
Do you suspect the dead walk among you at work? I'm talking about disengaged employees who lethargically shuffle through the day and infect other employees. And … [Read more...]
30 Ways to Show Gratitude (Which We Need More Than Ever)
Get into the spirit and make it a month of gratitude with these 30 powerful approaches.
It's an extra-good time of year to show gratitude at work (and in life). You can draft off the sentiment that naturally comes with the season. That is, until you read … [Read more...]
Microsoft Leaders Are Asked to Showcase 3 Skills. Recent Psychology Research Says You Should Too
The tech giant now requires a specific mindset for approaching problems and recovering from setbacks
Since Satya Nadella took the role of CEO of Microsoft, the company has become focused on what's known as a growth mindset, which is based on the work of … [Read more...]
11 Toxic and Avoidable Reasons Your Best Employees Quit
Your all-star bench will soon be depleted if these are the plays running in the background
In many companies, losing great talent isn't hard, unfortunately. You probably know the typical reasons why valuable employees leave --a terrible boss, being … [Read more...]
4 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting
Sure, people quit their boss. But they are increasingly quitting because of this--something smart leaders can prevent.
Given the talent wars we’re engaged in and the cost of bringing new talent in, employee retention has become the Golden Goose. So advice on how to keep … [Read more...]
This 6 year-year study teaches how your team can engage in healthy debate
A six-year study revealed that high-performing teams need to be good at this (and it's not so easy).
Psychologist John Gottman can predict whether or not a married couple will be together five years later with startling 90 percent accuracy. How does he do it? He watches … [Read more...]