Leadership IS personal

Robert was well known as an executive who would go ballistic for the smallest of transgressions by others. He seemed to take everything personally, and often blamed the messenger who reluctantly carried any bad news into his office. I often heard him yelling and swearing so loudly at someone that you could hear every word […]

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Eight selfish reasons to be a humble leader

“Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues” ~ Confucius Humility in leadership has become a more visible trait for leaders to have in the wake of public leaders who don’t seem to exhibit it. It is an important quality since it allows leaders to be open to ideas that aren’t their own, encouraging more creativity […]

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Four ways to move beyond berating yourself

Good, kind, empathetic leaders (yes, they’re out there!) are especially vulnerable to having negative self-talk. This can take the form of ruminating and spinning about things they inadvertently did or didn’t do to others. Does this sound like you? Berating yourself for something you’ve done in the past can’t help you to move forward. You’ll […]

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