Allison Barratt

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A Videogame That Teaches You to Write Poetry, Even if It Intimidates You

Videogames and poetry haven't always gone hand in hand.<p>We're still a long way from Master Chief breaking into a Coleridge soliloquy. But game …

How to Become an Inspirational Leader (Infographic)

To be a good leader, you need to have quick wit. But to be a great leader capable of motivating individuals to work toward a common goal, you need a whole lot more than smarts -- you need <i>emotional</i> intelligence.<p>Great leaders are able to adeptly maintain relationships, read people’s body language, …

How To Create Ambition in Your Company (3 Tips From Chinese Leaders)

Is ambition something you’re born with? Or is it something you acquire?<p>The question has long troubled psychologists and leaders alike. If ambition is something that is hardwired into your nature, then creating an ambitious, driven organization is easy: All you have to do is get HR and your …

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3 Signs You're Becoming an Extraordinary Leader

Great leaders develop great teams, tackle tough problems, break things, and still have fun.<p>How did Bill Campbell, a football coach from Columbia University, become one of the most successful technology executives in Silicon Valley, including CEO of Intuit and board director at Apple? How did Scott …

5 Ways to Reward Great Employees Besides Money

Great employees need motivation but money isn't always the answer. Here are five non-monetary ways to get your team moving.<p>When your company is underperforming, many employers assume that cash incentives will turn up the volume. All employees are delighted by a raise or a bonus, right? Sure, for …

Adventures Less Ordinary: How to Travel and Do Good

While there's nothing new about the desire to give as much as (or more than) one gets, many of the means by which such charitable assistance can be delivered are quite novel. And these days the knowledge of how best to leverage both big-heartedness and the jargony lexicon used to describe it is …

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