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In-Control vs. Under-Control Leadership

Alex Budak | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Budak

And if you are a leader who is currently "in control" but wants to instead be "under control," know that many fellow leaders have made this transition. Think of it as your final, yet finest, act of being in control -- showing the agency and control to let go.

What My Mom Taught Me About Leadership

Alex Budak | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Alex Budak

Everyone has something of value. I distinctly remember, even as a small kid, that my mom showed respect and admiration for every person with whom she interacted; whether that was a bagger at the grocery store or an intern with whom she worked.

The Angry Bee: How to Handle Criticism in Your Life and Business

Maria Montgomery | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Maria Montgomery

To quietly analyze our own actions and accept criticism where due, whilst simultaneously and kindly explaining where it is not, is an art. We want to feel good and when we are hit by something that doesn't make us feel good, like criticism, all defense mechanisms are turned up high.

The "C" Revolution: Personal Communication

Sylvia Gomez | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
Sylvia Gomez

In 2016, communication is a meme of its own. And if you don't manage it well, you're toast. Being clear and presenting yourself well at all levels, is in fact, a revolution.

The Changemaker's Guide to Managing

Alex Budak | Posted 02.02.2017 | Impact
Alex Budak

From my experience advising social entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey, I've learned three simple things changemakers like you can start doing right now to make managing people a responsibility that empowers, rather than a chore.

4 Ways to Leave a Positive Legacy at Work

Heather Younger | Posted 10.05.2016 | Impact
Heather Younger

I write a lot about culture and employee engagement. Much of it points to what organizations can do to engage and retain their employees. This article will focus more on how all employees can work to leave a positive legacy for others to follow, despite the environment.

The Art and Science of Team Optimization

George Bradt | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
George Bradt

The world needs three types of leaders: artistic, scientific and interpersonal. And the world needs them to work together to change feelings, knowledge and behaviors as a team. Their initial joining up or onboarding is one of the crucibles of leadership.

Build Trust in Your Team in No Time!

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Even in organizations where the work is mostly done on an individual level, we see impressive results when people are allowed to be engaged and focused around common challenges or opportunities.

Quantum Education Comes From Three 'R's + Four 'C's

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 03.02.2014 | Education
Molly Alexander Darden

Not fully understanding the link between education and its effect on their future success, our youth are often distracted with social media along with athletics -- tweeting constantly, both in class and out.

Whiners on Your Team? Here's How to Deal With Them.

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Exposure to non-stop negativity can disrupt learning, memory, attention, and judgement. The problem is more widespread than you think because in many cases, it's become so commonplace that we don't even notice anymore.

Is Teamwork Wasting Half of Your Week?

Kevan Hall | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Kevan Hall

But what if teamwork is the problem not the solution? Do we really need to share all of this information? Does teamwork actually improve results? Are collective decisions better decisions?

An Ideal Leader Versus a Practical Leader

Darshan A. Meda | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
Darshan A. Meda

A practical leader understands the limitations of each member's capability and allows for self- leadership.

Leadership: Syncing the Left and Right Brain

Paul David Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul David Walker

When our consciousness combines with the presence of our right brain and the discernment of the left brain, genius is created.