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Making Kindness Part of Your Leadership Style

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It takes courage to be a kind leader, especially if your organization is focused solely on the bottom line. Kindness leads to employees’ feeling appreciated and connected, which leads to improved performance and increased collaboration and innovation.

That Accountability Thing: Where Leaders Go to Hide

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Leaders love to talk about accountability: the idea that people honor commitments and deliver on what they say they will do. It produces results when it works. When it doesn’t work, the cause is often leaders who assume the principle doesn’t apply to...

3 Critical Skills to Teach in Leadership Training

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Helping people to become more effective as leaders is a profoundly satisfying experience. Leadership training is not just nice to have; it’s fundamental to sustained business performance.

Are You as Self-aware as You Think You Are?

4 min read
Whenever I talk to leaders and managers about self-awareness, someone usually says, “I don’t need any of that. I’m already self-aware.” Usually, they’re not. Not even close. Leaders lacking in self-awareness typically display one or more...