Irene Teo

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Ten Ways Great Leaders Manage Change

Change isn't easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know that and don't pretend otherwise. Here's ten ways you can help navigate your team and organization through uncharted waters.<p><b>Lead from "Why"</b><p>One of the main reasons change programs fail is because people don't understand why they're …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

Sunday Recipe: A No-Bake Chocolate Cake Fit for a Prince

Slightly northwest of Los Angeles proper is the city of Pasadena, California, a suburban enclave where Julia Child was born. It is also where confectioners and bakers Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung practice their craft at a cute shop on the edge of town called Little Flower Candy Company. For …

Brain training: should you believe the hype?

Do the puzzles, say the purveyors of pricey brain training apps, and you’ll boost memory and concentration. Researchers have put their claims to the test<p>Everything you do changes your brain. Even reading this article. Right now, wherever you are, looking at these words is shaping and modifying the …

This Company Retains 95% of Its Employees — Here’s Its Secret

Location Labs is known for two things — its impressively low burn rate and its uncanny ability to retain brilliant employees for years and years. …

Management

4 Reasons Managers Should Spend More Time on Coaching

Steven Moore for HBR<p>There are managers who coach and managers who don’t. Leaders in the latter category are not necessarily bad managers, but they are neglecting an effective tool to develop talent. We’ve been researching managers who coach and what distinguishes them. What has stood out in our …

Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing

Ask 100 people if they have good common sense, and more than 95% will tell you they do. Ask them if they are good coaches, and almost as many will say yes. Executives we talk to assume that if they’re good managers, then being a good coach is like your shadow on a sunny day. It just naturally …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

3 key things that separate a leader from a manager

Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity.<p>You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that they are implemented properly.<p>Throughout time, these …

Team Building

8 Ways a Leader's Behavior Impacts the Bottom Line

"I serve with honor on and off the battlefield. Uncompromising integrity is my standard. My character and honor are steadfast. My word is my bond." - Navy SEAL Creed<p>I am by no means perfect and have learned many hard leadership lessons over the years. I have learned many of those lessons as a Navy …

Six Levels of Leadership

The network economy, in which nearly everything is available to nearly everyone, imposes a new requirement on leaders. This new requirement is at the …

Innovation

Why People Are Drawn to Narcissists Like Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an official phenomenon. The real estate tycoon and TV celebrity’s ongoing success as a presidential candidate shows that he has clearly struck a chord with many voters. It has also confounded many citizens and pundits who predicted that Trump’s arrogant putdowns and grandiose claims …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple

In fact, research suggests that extroversion is generally a strong predictor of successful leadership.<p>Yet a new analysis of 25 studies, led by Dana Joseph, Ph.D., at the University of Central Florida, complicates the idea that simply being outgoing is enough to make you an outstanding leader. Now, …

Nelson Mandela

Thinking Like a Leader: Three Big Shifts

Leadership development often focuses on <i>doing</i> — the mastering and use of certain desirable skills and behaviors that concretely show someone to be</i> …

Management

How to Figure Out What Kind of Leader You’ll Be

Millennials are on the rise across the business landscape—companies big and small are hiring more and more of the young digital natives. So it was …

Six Habits Of Confident People

Fearless children often turn into insecure adults. How do people manage to stay confident in the face of failure?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>When my son was four, he wore a superhero cape. All of the time. …

You Need to Fix These 8 Presentation Mistakes Right Now

These mistakes are hurting your presentation style. Here's how to fix them.<p>Over the past 20 years, I've heard more than 10,000 presentations. As with anything, you start to notice patterns after a while.<p>Here's a list of the most common mistakes I see and hear, and a quick tip to fix each of them.<p>1. …

The Internet of Things Is Changing How We Manage Customer Relationships

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Just as it’s hard to remember what life was like before the iPhone, it can be hard to remember business before there was CRM software — back when you still had to explain that it stood for “customer relationship management.” Today, CRM pervades the way many companies track and …

Developing Employees Who Think for Themselves

When we talk to managers about what their workers are lacking, we hear a common refrain: “We need employees who can think, not just follow orders.” The complaint is usually followed by an observation about how the world is changing too quickly to predict customers’ demands, or that competitors are …

Bringing Order to Chaos: Simplifying the Retail Customer Transaction for Enhanced Service Experiences

In today's global retail industry, the customer experience matters more than ever before. Why? Customers' expectations have increased.<p>In today's global retail industry, the customer experience matters more than ever before. Why? Customers' expectations have increased.<p>Research companies like The …