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Why Being a Leader Can Mean Going It Alone

Sometimes leadership can be a very lonely walk.<p>In 2015, during his tumultuous tenure as Speaker of the House, Ohio congressman John Boehner left us with this thought on leadership:<p>"A leader without followers is simply a man taking a walk."<p>In that one quote, John Boehner:<p>Demonstrated why so many …

Leadership

7 Ways to Communicate So Team Members Really Understand What to Do

Slow down and start a conversation<p>You've got a big project coming up and you want to make sure your team members know why it's so critical and what they need to do to support it. So you create a detailed PowerPoint, call a meeting and take a full hour to explain everything.<p>That's why you're so …

Public Speaking

Obama’s Essential Reads, Ruth Ellen Kocher on Racial Performance, and More

StaffOn writing centers in homeless shelters; Christopher Marlowe given Shakespeare coauthor credit; literary blog <i>HTML Giant</i> returns after two-year …

Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Can’t Change with Them

When it comes to organizational change, failure continues to be more common than success. In a survey of nearly 3,000 executives about the success of their enterprise transformation efforts, McKinsey discovered the failure rate to be higher than 60%, while Harvard Business Review conducted a study …

Leadership

Here's the Quality Parents (and Teachers) Say is More Important Than Good Grades

Research indicates a rise in narcissism and decline in empathy--another reason why this quality is so important.<p>What qualities should we be instilling in our children?<p>As a parent to two little ones, my wife and I talk a lot about this. The world is changing at such a fast rate...And although …

Empathy

What workers crave more than money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>For older workers, a pay raise is great. But what many really, really want, in the words …

Duke University

7 Invaluable Leadership Tips That Boost Accountability in the Workplace

If you want to improve your employees' performance, consider these wise tips.<p>Accountability is one of those buzzwords that was quickly recognized in management and leadership circles as an important concept. The unfortunate outcome of a buzzword is it minimizes the importance of the buzz-worthy …

Team Building

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Make Sure They Follow These 13 Steps

You want your kids to achieve true career success. But how do they do it?<p>Your kids. You want nothing but the best for them. You want them to become more successful than you ever were. But how do you guide them on the right track?<p>Do you love them with all your heart? Do you give them everything they …

Self-improvement

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

16 brilliant innovations tackling poverty around the world

Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.<p>Poverty isn't just inadequate …