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James daSilva

James daSilva is a senior editor who directs SmartBrief's leadership and management content, as well as newsletters for HR executives, wholesale-distributors and manufacturers. Before joining SmartBrief, he was copy desk chief at a daily newspaper in New York. You can find him on Twitter sharing leadership and management insights @SBLeaders and @james_dasilva. Off the clock, he re-reviews The Onion's print issue from exactly 20 years ago in a free Sunday newsletter.

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SmartBrief's primer on burnout and employee wellness
SmartBrief's primer on burnout and employee wellness

SmartBrief on Leadership offers a leaders a primer on burnout, employee wellness and other crucial workplace issues.

Return to work, but not return to normal
Return to work, but not return to normal

Companies want employees back in the office, but returning to normal isn't that simple. Hard work awaits leaders in the post-pandemic world.

Burnout's a big problem. Start solving it through your team
Burnout's a big problem. Start solving it through your team

Burnout is an organizational problem, and because teams are so vital to organizations, teams are where burnout must be addressed.

NAW's CEO shares how distributors are delivering
NAW's CEO shares how distributors are delivering

Distributors have been supplying the economy long before the pandemic, but they've stepped up in this crisis. Learn more from Eric Hoplin, president and CEO of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.

What leaders can take away from Bezos' big news
What leaders can take away from Bezos' big news

Jeff Bezos won't be CEO of Amazon for much longer. We can all learn from him, but remember that he's a human, not a mythological hero.

Grainger, Graybar, Cardinal share pandemic lessons from distributors
Grainger, Graybar, Cardinal share pandemic lessons from distributors

2 distribution CEOs and a leader in the vaccine distribution effort spoke at the NAW 2021 Digital Summit about leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who do you most admire?
Who do you most admire?

When asked who they most admire, we tend to default to presidents, first ladies and celebrities. Why not look closer, at the people in our daily lives?

What SmartBrief's top leadership posts of 2020 tell us
What SmartBrief's top leadership posts of 2020 tell us

SmartBrief on Leadership examines the top blog posts of 2020 and what we can learn from them.

How can office politics work for you instead of against you?
How can office politics work for you instead of against you?

Unlike elections, we live with office politics 365 days a years. Here's a guide to making it work for you.

Questions that can help your team manage technology overload
Questions that can help your team manage technology overload

Technology is keep workplaces running during the pandemic, but it's also overloading and stressing out employees. Here's how managers can help.

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