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True and Happy Stories of People Who Have Learned to Not Take It Personally

Rena DeLevie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Hey! Want to read some true and happy stories of people who have implemented the formula for Not Taking It Personally? They've set themselves free fro...

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

How to Stay Productive and Connected on a Remote Team

Marisa Morby | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Marisa Morby

The New Way to Work Quick: name three jobs you are positive can't be done remotely.Maybe you came up with marriage counseling, copyright law, and inve...

Open Dialogue and Sustainability Education

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

For academics, the month of May signifies the end of the year, a time to assess the work of your students, and the start of revising courses for the next academic year.

Popcorn Leadership

Javier Saade | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

Someone reached me out of the blue. It was a high-flying executive recruiter calling to get acquainted, no specific role in mind. She had heard from...

Breaking Through: Stories and Best Practices From Companies That Help Women Succeed

Martine Liautaud | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Martine Liautaud

I want to see more women challenging themselves and testing their mettle. When they do, companies prosper: Fortune 500 firms with the best track records in raising women to prominent positions are significantly more profitable than average.

Does Your Boss Want to Fire You?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You cannot shake that feeling that something is going on at work. And that something seems to have a lot to do with you. Your radar is up and it has you assuming the worst -- that your job may be on the line. You cannot ignore your spidey-sense, because it often proves to be right.

You may be taking things personally if...

Rena DeLevie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Last week I posted the article "You Can't Piss Me Off Anymore Because I Learned How to Not Take It Personally." A lot of people thanked me, and more t...

How a Micromanager Boss Can Let Go and Delegate

Diane Gottsman | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day, feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders, ask yourself whether any of the following sta...

Data Literacy Will Make You Invincible

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Because the velocity of data is increasing and will always increase, the need for data literacy is increasing and will always increase.

You Need a Coaching Habit

Michael Bungay Stanier | Posted 04.27.2016 | Books
Michael Bungay Stanier

The essence of coaching lies in helping others and unlocking their potential. But I'm sure you're already committed to being helpful, and that hasn't led to your coaching more often. So let's look at why coaching others helps you.

What I've Learned From 30 Days of Videoconferencing

Cameron Craig | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

I recently joined a company where the majority of meetings are videoconferences. Sure, I've used videoconferencing at other jobs before but it was usu...

The Destructive Nature of Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Ah, nothing is perfect in this world; time to learn to live with it.

Frustrated With Your Non-profit Job? You Might Just Be a Mission-Driven Intraprenuer

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

The year was 2014 and I had just turned twenty eight. Having already been in the workforce for seven years I had a good sense of what I enjoyed and what I was good at. And my job wasn't offering me the space I desired to learn more.

4 Secret Fears That Leaders Have That Kill Their Potential

Timothy Parsons | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Timothy Parsons

Can I be completely honest with you? Is this a safe place? Is it ok for me to share some vulnerable stuff with you? Yes? Ok, good... I'm a fearfu...

Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2016

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.25.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

There is no better time than now to be a chief information officer (CIO). 2016 is the year of the connected customer and an opportunity for CIOs to he...

Leading Teams: You Can Deliver Bad News to Your Team Without Crushing Them

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Our job and the job of our tech consultants that we contract out to the world's best and most innovative companies, is to shoot straight. This often requires addressing issues and problems that people would rather leave uncovered.

Why Managing Diabetes Is a Full-Time Job

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

I don't think we as diabetics give ourselves half of the credit that we should. "Having diabetes is like running a marathon -- where there isn't a fi...

You Can't Piss Me Off Anymore Because I Learned How to Not Take It Personally

Rena DeLevie | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

"Ella walked up to me and said, 'Oh, I didn't know you were invited to this meeting.' I was so pissed off! Who does she think she is?! I'm just as val...

The Leadership Wisdom of Janet Kyle Altman

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

For sixteen years, Janet Kyle Altman has been the Marketing Partner for Kaufman Rossin, one of the top CPA and Advisory firms in the Southeast (and on...

Multitasking Doesn't Work

Rudy Vidal | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Rudy Vidal

Adding tasks doesn't expand the brain's capacity; it only increases its cognitive load, or the amount of mental effort it must put out. By multitasking we are reducing the attention we give to each thing.

Quitting Is for Winners: Why Your Company Should Celebrate Quitters and Encourage Strategically-driven Defection

Becky Ericson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Becky Ericson

Our corporate cultures rarely take kindly to quitters, let alone celebrate them. And while counterintuitive at first blush, the competency of quitting is key to managing with agility. We absolutely need more quitters -- and cultures of quitting -- to best run our businesses.

Customer Service or Customer Satisfaction?

David B. Nast | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

It's been said that, "Service is what the bull does to the cow..." So, with that image in mind, how do you want your clients and customers to feel when they do business with you?

4 Simple Phrases That Instantly Earn People's Trust

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to strug...

10 Not So Obvious Things You Need to Be a Real (Good) Leader

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Maria Rodale

Seven years into being CEO, I've learned a lot and grown a lot. I've watched myself and others to see and learn what makes a good leader. And I've obs...