Want to be more inclusive? Communicate that way.

Want to be more inclusive? Communicate that way.

“If you’re not actively including people, chances are that you’re accidentally excluding them.” Dr. Heidi Grant, the Chief Science Officer  of the NeuroLeadership Institute and others stress this point almost every time we talk about inclusion, especially in...
3 “new power” skills that make you a better leader

3 “new power” skills that make you a better leader

Signaling. Structuring. Shaping. To what degree are you using these three skills either as a leader or as an advisor to leaders? Here’s how authors Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms define these skills in their new book New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected...
How to push the right buttons to motivate action

How to push the right buttons to motivate action

After seven months in his volunteer job as a therapy dog at MUSC Hospital, Marcel loves riding in elevators. Given a choice (and yes, I intentionally ask him to choose between taking the stairs and riding the elevator and you’ll soon understand why), Marcel almost...
Your best thinking isn’t happening at work

Your best thinking isn’t happening at work

Only about 10% of office workers say they do their best thinking at work, according to Dr. David Rock, Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute. Considering how much time we spend at work, we’re underusing an enormous volume of brainpower. Just think how much more...