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I ran across a very interesting headline as I was searching for a topic “Democracy is a great thing, except in the workplace” and I started reading it with gusto, ready to pen a strong response till I realized that Vivek Wadhwa was making some…

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This morning I saw this checklist in HBR’s Management Tip of the Day and I thought it was worth sharing.  It is “A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster”:   Write down five company goals that will be impacted by the decision. This…

Blog-News U can Use Want Collaboration

I was recently listening to Shankar Vedantam, the social science correspondent on NPR, discuss why collaboration becomes almost impossible when you have senior leaders in the same room.  This should come as no surprise to those that study this kind of stuff.  For example, you…

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 . . . . a little respect.  According to an article in HBR “The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees”, demonstrating respect is at the top of the list.   The article goes on to say that “. . . even when leaders know that…

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As the mother of three millennials (all boys), two who have already started their careers and one that has just started college; I find myself constantly trying to give them advice about how to progress in their careers as well as in their lives. The lessons I think are important are nothing new BUT they are a constant reminder to me that the more things change, the more they stay the same. My best advice to them is the best advice that I ever received – “No matter what your position or role, always be a leader”.