How to protect your well-being from the dangers of stress

Stress can take a long-term toll on your brain as well as your body without you even knowing it, according to research. It's as if your body's natural alarm system gets stuck on the "on" switch and can't turn off. Check out  How To Protect Your Well-Being From The...

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3 ways to help you engage better with employees

What do accountability, conscientious recognition and extraordinary moments have in common? Alone or combined, these three unconventional actions can help you improve employee engagement at your organization—however you define engagement. Here’s how. 1.Build in...

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How to use your voice to support humanity

To what extent do you and your leaders talk about social and political issues at work? If you’re concerned about the risks of talking about topical issues with key stakeholders inside and outside of your organization, please reconsider. “To be silent is to be...

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How to improve your performance on the pronoun test

Do you use the pronoun test? It’s a simple diagnostic tool for assessing organizational health, created by Robert Reich, the US Labor Secretary in the Clinton Administration and now a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Here’s how to use the test:...

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How to drive success with three little words

These three little, yet powerful, words--tight, loose, tight--can help you drive success in a number of different venues. For example, you can apply the principles of tight, loose, tight in strategy, agile, performance management conversations, presentation...

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How to turn time management into better “me management”

How well are you managing a precious personal resource—your time? As the saying goes, we all have the same amount of time each day. How we use our time says volumes about us and the lives we lead. From that perspective, time management is really “me” management,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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