What Leaders Can Learn From Great Teachers

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Monday, July 25th, 2022

What Leaders Can Learn From Great Teachers

“The best teachers are leaders, and the best leaders are also teachers,” says Harvard Business School Professor Thomas DeLong, who has taught over 20,000 MBAs and executives across the globe since 1997. According to him, teachers, as with leaders, “should be like a mad scientist who can’t wait to get to the classroom to share […]

How to Develop New Forms of Leadership

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Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

How to Develop New Forms of Leadership

What do all successful leaders have in common? They’re on a constant quest for knowledge. Whether through books, workshops, or shadowing peers, it’s an essential leadership trait. Why is this the case? Because it keeps them up-to-speed on the latest trends and sparks creativity. And, most importantly, it ensures that they can grow into an […]

(Don’t Fear ) The Cancel Culture Reaper

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Thursday, March 25th, 2021

(Don’t Fear ) The Cancel Culture Reaper

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!” — Michael Corleone Why would I quote a line from 1990’s Godfather: Part III? It is arguably, after all, the worst film in the iconic franchise. But, for some reason, it reminded me of the phrase “cancel culture.” Unless you’ve been completely disconnected, […]

7 Ways to Build a Productive Remote Team

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Friday, February 12th, 2021

7 Ways to Build a Productive Remote Team

Up until COVID-19, working remotely seemed like a pipe dream. But, this global pandemic leads to social distancing and stay-at-home orders that gave businesses no other choice. Because your team couldn’t come into the workplace, they had to work from home. The thing is, even before 2020, remote work was becoming increasingly popular. In 2019, […]

Healer in Chief: How to Unite Your Team

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Monday, January 18th, 2021

Healer in Chief: How to Unite Your Team

On December 25, 2020, President-Elect Joe Biden called a bedridden woman who was battling the same brain cancer that took the life of his son Beau. If you followed his career, this isn’t exactly uncommon for Biden. But, compare that to what unfolded not even two weeks later in Washington D.C. As I’m sure that […]

Spread Kindness, Not Germs: Why Leaders Need to Be Kind

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Monday, November 30th, 2020

Spread Kindness, Not Germs: Why Leaders Need to Be Kind

Out of all of the role models and mentors I’ve had throughout my life, no one has had a bigger impact than my grandfather. He was honest and warm without passing judgment. And, whenever you needed someone to talk to, he listened actively and offered timeless advice. His kindness was what made him so beloved […]

Why Business Leaders Should Talk About Their Mental Health

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Why Business Leaders Should Talk About Their Mental Health

For those of a certain age, I’m sure that being transparent about your mental health was taboo. Take my friends’ father, who’s a boomer, as an example. He never opened up about how he was feeling until one day he lost it. The stress, and the emotional and physical toll it took on him, finally […]

Why Leaders Need to Embrace Transparency

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Friday, November 15th, 2019

Why Leaders Need to Embrace Transparency

One of the most important goals you should have as a leader is to be able to unleash your employee’s full potential. And while there are many ways to accomplish this, workplace transparency is often the most effective. Workplace transparency makes everyone feel valued. Transparency encourages employees to step outside of their comfort zones and […]

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