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The power of believing that you can improve | Carol Dweck

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The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

What 'Learning How to Think' Really Means

It has always been taken as self-evident that higher education is good for students and society at large, and that American colleges and universities …

Higher Education

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

Why Self-Care is Critical to Long-Lasting Success

In her new book, Ariana Ayu shows readers how to tap into your mojo and achieve authentic success. Rule number 1: Prioritize self-care.<p><i>In her new book, The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success, Ariana Ayu teaches entrepreneurs and other high-achieving individuals to tap into your mojo</i> …

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How To Be A Great Mentor

<i>The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.</i> - William Arthur Ward<p>Have you employed a mentor to help you navigate the professional world? Maybe you found her during your first job search; perhaps it was when you transitioned …

4 Steps To Beating Your Fear Of Failure

Everyone fears failure, especially as adults. Think about it: As a kid, you made mistakes and you had some failures. So, naturally, as an adult, you …

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Developing a Leadership Philosophy

Developing a Leadership Philosophy <i><br>by Colonel Maureen K. Leboeuf, US Army</i><p>It is a memorable day. The sun is shinning, there is a gentle breeze that …

Keys to Successful Mentoring Relationships

One of the first records of a "mentor" is found in Homer's <i>The Odyssey</i>. A wise man named Mentor is given the task of educating Odysseus' son, …

How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader

The goal of most executive coaching and leadership development is behavior change—help the individual identify and change the behaviors that are getting in the way of, and reinforce the behaviors associated with, effective leadership. But what about the beliefs and values that <i>drive</i> behavior?<p>The …

Defining Your Leadership Philosophy on One Piece of Paper

We make leadership way too difficult.<p>We write entire books on it. We teach it in universities and MBA programs. We dedicate entire fields of study to …

Crafting Your Own Personal Leadership Philosophy

“Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare<p>The truth thou hast, that all may share.<p>Be bold. Proclaim it everywhere.<p>They only live who dare.”<p><i>- Voltaire</i><p>…

How to Develop a Leadership Philosophy?

Earlier, we discussed why having a leadership philosophy is essential. The importance is based on Character, Consistency, and Collaboration. …