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The Great ReThink: What the Last 12 Months Mean for the Future of Talent

Great resignation, great reshuffle, the “big quit,” whatever your chosen vernacular, represent an outcome. What actually prompted corporate America’s mass exodus is something else: a great ReThink. It’s what is sitting underneath the outcome. Usually, a ReThink happens on an individual level. If you go through a traumatic event,.

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Who is the Real Leader?

Is it someone with a specific title, a handful of direct reports, or just a lot of experience? As organizational hierarchies fade and teams become more wide than they are deep, the need to lead without formal authority is on the rise. One mistake I see a lot high.

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How to Leverage Emotions at Work

When was the last time you felt inspired? What made you feel that way? If you’re like most humans, inspiration requires an intense level of emotion. Research tells us if we want people to act, we have to appeal to their emotions. Neuroscientist Paul Zak researched the physiological impact.

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The False Choice: Inspiration vs. Accountability

Organizations tell their people,  “Be the best. Delight customers.  Put a dent in the universe.”  It sounds inspiring at the annual meeting.  But what does it really mean on a day-to-day basis? When Nike says their mission is to, “Bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world,”.

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Why Bosses And Teachers Have So Much Power Over Families

We talk about you at dinner. Almost every night, our spouse or child gives us a recap of your day. We hear about your moods, what you said or did, sometimes, we even hear about your wardrobe and facial expressions. It’s probably not fair, but if you’re a boss.

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