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Dispelling the myth of laziness
Dispelling the myth of laziness

The famous marshmallow study needs a re-examination, as we might be labeling people incorrectly and unfairly. Doing so exacerbates societal inequality and is poor leadership.

Implementing change: Answer these 5 questions
Implementing change: Answer these 5 questions

Most change management projects fail. How can you avoid this fate? Here are 5 things to keep in mind.

Summer reads for leaders to stay motivated, resilient and creative
Summer reads for leaders to stay motivated, resilient and creative

Looking to get better as a leader this summer? Try these books.

Protecting remote workers' productivity and performance
Protecting remote workers' productivity and performance

As remote work takes hold in so many industries, leaders need to think about how they'll help employees avoid burnout in the long run.

Want to lead change at work? Here's how to grow your influence
Want to lead change at work? Here's how to grow your influence

Influence is how you make things happen. Influence is a skill -- here's how you can get better at it, ethically.

Listen and learn from employees with well-written feedback surveys
Listen and learn from employees with well-written feedback surveys

Regular employee surveys, with questions that reflect values and behaviors, can help companies understand their culture and what needs to be addressed.

What does the TikTok uprising at your company look like?
What does the TikTok uprising at your company look like?

As leaders attempt to grasp the changing landscape and address issues of racism and inequality, here are some things those leaders should not be doing.

A leader's chief responsibility: Hold yourself accountable
A leader's chief responsibility: Hold yourself accountable

Leaders need to hold themselves accountable. Sometimes, that means apologizing and rectifying the situation. Sometimes it means their departure.

Are you causing someone to lose face?
Are you causing someone to lose face?

Most of us don’t set out to cause others to lose face — a lack of awareness is usually to blame. Here are 3 ways to avoid this problem.

Why the best leaders know how to be vulnerable
Why the best leaders know how to be vulnerable

Vulnerability is one important way leaders build trust with other people. Courage and values are required to be vulnerable in an effective way.