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How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …


Top leadership tips of 2014

In November, 2013, we launched our Leadership Lab column, asking executives and management and leadership experts to share their views on how to lead and manage people with confidence. It's been amazing the tales and advice our experts have shared. Here are the top 10 from 2014:

Lessons in crisis management and leadership from fiction

In a 2013 IdeaCast titled “Read Fiction and Be a Better Leader” for Harvard Business Review blog, Joe Badaracco, Professor at Harvard Business …


The Strategic Mistake Almost Everybody Makes

“It is simple math,” the strategist said in a tone that sounded suspiciously similar to how I explain things to my six-year-old daughter. “Decreasing churn by a percent — a single percent! — creates tens of millions of dollars of value. A point of market share creates five times that amount. Our …

How to Master a New Skill

We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking, using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? Of course, learning techniques will vary depending on the …