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The danger of hiding who you are | Morgana Bailey

The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry

YouTube

Dame Stephanie Shirley: Why do ambitious women have flat heads?

YouTube

5 ways to kill your dreams | Bel Pesce

Differing Work Styles Can Help Team Performance

Most leaders now recognize that the best teams leverage diversity to achieve long-term success. But many think about it in pretty narrow terms: gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and/or age. Sometimes they also consider organizational attributes, like function or rank.<p>But there’s …

Management

What New Team Leaders Should Do First

Getting people to work together isn’t easy, and unfortunately many leaders skip over the basics of team building in a rush to start achieving goals. But your actions in the first few weeks and months can have a major impact on whether your team ultimately delivers results. What steps should you …

The Key to Change Is Middle Management

At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room full of people who were discouraged by the organization’s earlier attempts at change. She stood and shared a story of her own about how making people …

Find Your Purpose in Your Most Challenging Experiences

<b>Nick Craig</b>, president of the Authentic Leadership Institute, shares how one executive discovered her purpose by revisiting her past.

Harvard

Why the Gettysburg Address Is Still a Great Case Study in Persuasion

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War, a war that began on April 12, 1861. It was just a month after the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln. He had not won a majority vote – far from it. He’d only won about 40% of the popular vote, and some states didn’t even …

University of Pennsylvania

456: Your Brain's Ideal Schedule

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There's A Right Way To Play Office Politics

Skirting office politics is for fools.<p>Business psychology professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic says there's no way around it: when you've got people, you've got politics. Humans, he says, are inherently emotional creatures and "office politics" is really just another name for human psychology.<p>"Maybe …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

Management

Napa: Spas with a special touch

Wine isn’t the only way to relax in Napa Valley. Some of the greatest spas in California lure locals and tourists alike into a world far away from the bustle of tasting rooms. The “it” spa ingredients these days are humble and holistic: honey, herbs, grape seeds and mud. Check out some of the most …

Why some people find exercise harder than others | Emily Balcetis

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them

The power of believing that you can improve | Carol Dweck

Navi Radjou: Creative problem-solving in the face of extreme limits

Matthieu Ricard: How to let altruism be your guide

Khadija Gbla: My mother’s strange definition of empowerment

17 Seinfeld Quotes to Inspire your Marketing Strategy

From puffy shirts to soup nazis, Festivus to yada, yada, yada, Seinfeld gave us some of the most memorable pop-culture moments of the 90s.<p>In this fun and entertaining Slideshare, we take a look at 17 of the most iconic Seinfeld quotes, and reframe them to inspire your businesses' 2015 marketing …

Career Development Quotes

25 Inspirational Quotes to help employees take ownership of their career development in your organisation.<p>Is your talent development strategy working? Learn how to increase your competitive advantage; engage, retain and develop your best people; and save serious amounts of time and money.<p>Download …

Use Your Staff Meeting for Peer-to-Peer Coaching

One of the unintended consequences of the constant right-sizing and flattening of our organizations is that we now live in a world where managers just don’t have time to do all that’s required of them in their daily jobs, let alone find time for coaching their employees.<p>Yet coaching is a critical …

Management

Navigating the Transition from Friend to Boss

<i>Guy walks into a bar.</i><p><i>Bartender notices how sad he looks and asks, “You OK?”</i><p><i>“I just lost my best friend,” says the guy.</i><p><i>“How’d it happen?”</i><p><i>“I became his boss.”</i><p>We all need friends at work. Looking for advice on a project? Want to celebrate a major client win or milestone? Need to vent about how …

Leadership

When Customers Will (Willingly) Pay More for Less

Last week, AT&T launched its GigaPower internet service in and around Kansas City with a curious type of tiered pricing: $70 a month if you let the company track your web browsing — and $99 if you don’t. In effect, AT&T is taking its baseline product – internet service with tracking – and, for an …

The danger of silence | Clint Smith

The career advice you probably didn't get | Susan Colantuono

One more reason to get a good night’s sleep | Jeff Iliff

Kare Anderson: Be an opportunity maker

The Best Career Lessons

The members of Connect: Professional Women’s Network share the best advice they've learned throughout their careers. Read more of their tips here: http://lnkd.in/bmdi-eX.<p>Connect is online community with more than 400,000 members that discusses issues relevant to women and their success. The free …

The Best Advice LinkedIn Influencers Ever Got

What's the best advice you've ever gotten?<p>We asked LinkedIn Influencers to share the insights that helped shape their lives and careers. Here are some of our favorite quotes, and you can read all the posts here: http://linkd.in/1BQhkqW