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Overcoming Cultural Differences in Japanese-American Offices (Part 1)

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.23.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

In the global community we live in today, it's becoming more and more common for multinational companies to put down roots in foreign countries where ...

Overcoming Cultural Differences in Japanese-American Offices (Part 2)

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

In my previous post, we began exploring some cultural differences between Japanese and Americans that tend to cause tension in the workplace. This we...

Authentic Leadership Means Being Real

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 11.26.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Many people don't realize it, but a big part of true leadership is the ability and willingness to identify, accept and share yourself as a whole person - not just someone who works perfectly in an office.

How to Find an Inspiring Role Model

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

As women in the work place, we are often encouraged to look around for role models that exemplify the characteristics and qualities we wish to cultiva...

Scared to Ask for What You Need at Work?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

As corporate employees with an eye toward the executive office, we tend to encounter moments in our career that require us to ask for what we want. Wh...

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers - Distrust in Leadership

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the n...

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

Transferrable Mom Skills

Jamie Cornell | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Jamie Cornell

Last week I attended a non-profit evening event with my husband. It had been a long day with my kids at home, and I was flustered at being late and re...

Six Key Factors to Being a Great Researcher and a Great Leader

Quora | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Quora

How can a research scientist evolve into being a successful manager/leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compell...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs, Part I: Rita Ribeiro-Sales, Designing a Better World

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Our first interviewee, Rita, runs a successful architectural practice in Maputo, Mozambique.

How to Ask for a Favor

Heather Furby | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Heather Furby

We often think beating around the bush is being more polite. It's not. When asking for a favor, directness always wins.

How To Be A Great CEO- (Chief Encouragement Officer)

Shawn Doyle | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Shawn Doyle

Often when I'm traveling on planes, the person next to me asks me what I do for living. When I tell them I am a professional speaker, their next quest...

The Flipside of Leadership: Followership

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.21.2017 | Business
Dianna Booher

For more than a decade now, the call from the workplace, government, and social settings has been for leaders to step forward. All hands on deck. Engage the rest of the troops to accomplish the mission. Either develop or demonstrate the expertise that leads to success. All well and good.

Team Morale: How Leaders Zap It!

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Dianna Booher

Disrespect cuts to the core because it's a direct blow to a person's self-esteem or to the value of the team as a whole. How does that disrespect display itself? Several ways.

12 Time Management Tips That Successful People Live By

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this projec...

9 Ways Wise Leaders Differ From Smart Managers

Dianna Booher | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Like artists, wise leaders focus, analyze, and study a subject. Then they decide and act. And even then, as Oswald Chambers put it: "It's never wise to be cocksure." Consider the following nine differences between smart managers and wise leaders

Conversation Killers and How to Avoid Them

Dianna Booher | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Your relationships are formed through conversations stacked end to end. So it pays to get rid of the mechanical things that cripple them.

It Takes Courage To Use Emotional Intelligence

Anne Loehr | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

At a very basic level, EQ is about self-awareness (what am I feeling now?) and social awareness (how will my emotions impact the people in the room)?

10 Things That Reveal How Leaders Think

Dianna Booher | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

The current buzz word "thought leader" captures clout for those who stand out in the industry. But for years in other organizations or communities, we've used other clichés to identify those who think well: "He's fast on his feet" or "She has a clear head on her shoulders."

3 Things Leadership Is NOT

Dianna Booher | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

pundits, to convention keynoters, to sports team coaches, everybody claims to want a cadre of leaders to carry out their mission.

Self-Validation. The Unexpected Quality All Effective Leaders Share

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Rosalie Puiman

Ask people what they feel is the most important leadership quality and you'll get as many answers as you've asked people. There's so many relevant traits to leadership that it's near impossible to list them.

Four Ways to Amp Up Your Emotional Intelligence Today

Anne Loehr | Posted 06.05.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

You can improve your EQ by practicing active listening, empathy, responding rather than reacting and listening to your body. But it's important to remember that developing Emotional Intelligence is a lifelong practice, and there is always room for improvement.

The ONE Question Managers Must Answer Correctly

Dianna Booher | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

The one question that you have to answer correctly every time is this: "What are you working on?" And it's particularly critical that you get the answer right when responding to your boss. Your reputation can also suffer when you blow that question with peers.

Weathering Calm and Stormy Seas: Leadership Tips From Captain Phillips

Mia Toschi | Posted 04.29.2015 | Education
Mia Toschi

After serving 22 years as a Captain at sea and 35 years in the business, the now retired Phillips is now sailing into new waters: motivational speaker focused on leadership skills.

Does Your Writing Reveal Secrets About Your Leadership?

Dianna Booher | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

Vision, attitudes, and personality generally come through loud and clear in your writing. Your challenge: Make the revelations intentional!