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The neuroscience of asking insightful questions


I teach coaching skills to leaders. Without fail, almost all hands shoot enthusiastically into the air. or “What possibilities do you see here?” (and

7 Things I’ve Learned about Following God

Ron Edmondson

For the last 30 years or so, I’ve attempted to listen to, obey and follow the voice of God. These are based totally on my personal experience.

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The Dog that Rarely Bites: A Leadership Lesson

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Timothy R. You stay away and keep away. There’s no discussion or negotiating with the dog; you simply avoid the animal. Clark

Forget Passion – What Employees Need Is Purpose-Led Work

Tanveer Naseer

But if there’s one area where there’s no concerns about scarcity these days it’s passion. expectations vision

The Worst Mistake You Can Make With a Bad Hire

Let's Grow Leaders

“When did you know he was a bad hire?” ” “Pretty much from day 1.” ” “Err… yesterday.”

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Consolidation of Credit Card Debts

Women on Business

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Times of Change Call for Increased Levels of Communication and Courage


In times of change or uncertainty, organizations need leadership more than ever. That means the quality and amount of communications need to increase.

Two Ways to Overcome Your Organization’s Immunity to Change

Change Starts Here

Organizations often have subtle ways of preventing the very change people say they want to achieve. Change Management

5 Powerful Rules for Modern Day Business Women

Women on Business

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Lessons from a Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Kevin Eikenberry

If you’ve watched my videos for long, you know that I like to make some “unusual” connections to leadership.

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The Three Principles of a Perfect Consulting Proposal

David A Fields

Writing a proposal’s easy when the prospect’s head over heels at the thought of procuring your services. That’s why you need a killer proposal.

Gipsie Ranney

Deming Institute

Sadly, we have to announce the passing of our dear friend Gipsie Ranney on March 7th. In Statistics from North Carolina State University. The W.

Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Harvard Business Review

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. The average U.S. household participates in 29 different loyalty programs, according to the 2015 Colloquy Loyalty Census. Loyalty programs are ripe for some kind of disruptive innovation that would make them easier to use. Distributed Database.

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How to Raise Sensitive Issues During a Virtual Meeting

Harvard Business Review

Hassan jammed a pencil eraser into his palm over and over to deal with his frustration. He was 80 minutes into a virtual meeting with counterparts from five other countries. A financial downturn had cut their revenue outlook dramatically. Hassan knew that at least three other colleagues on the call were aware of the broken commitment. Meetings.

3 Practices Help Protect You from Premature Aging Related to Job Stress

Michael Lee Stallard

On Christmas day in 1984, Carol Grieder, Ph.D., then a graduate student in the University of California, Berkley lab of Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D.,

How Companies Can Champion Sustainable Development

Harvard Business Review

Given political climates around the world and a new wariness around international cooperation, the private sector could find itself in the hot seat: trying to pick up the slack on big issues from climate change to sustainable development. The problem is that the private sector is not easily organized to create or bolster public goods. of the time.

“We Don’t Need a Leadership Culture”

Your Voice of Encouragement

I'm delighted to feature a guest post from a very special leader and author, Mark Miller. Leadership is the cornerstone of all great organizations.

This Pharma Company Stays Innovative by Doing Two Things

Harvard Business Review

For industries that depend on innovation, sustaining it is a constant challenge. This is particularly the case in biopharmaceuticals, where turning molecules into medicines is notoriously fraught with risk, and failure. Yet they have already generated tens of millions of dollars in value for Roivant.

Early Lessons from India’s Demonetization Experiment

Harvard Business Review

Did India just pull off a monetary and political miracle? Consider the sequence of events in its demonetization saga. In November the government made a high-risk, high-stakes economic intervention in the world’s largest democracy, with an objective to reduce corruption. Overnight, 86% of cash in circulation was voided. Four months passed.