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8 traits Harvard says true leaders need to navigate today's 'volatile, uncertain' business world

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had the right vision and strategy, clear objectives, people with the skill sets to achieve those objectives, and alignment toward their goals throughout …

8 Ways to Become a Better Leader Through Employee Feedback

They typically have a better vantage point for seeing your flaws, as well as observing your strengths. Similar to surveys gauging how employees feel …

The Test Of Leadership That Most Leaders Are Failing

Tomorrow’s workers may pay the price for today’s leaders’ lack of foresight.<p>Let me introduce you to the biggest little problem in leadership: Mega-Problem Denial Syndrome (MPDS). As often in life, it’s the little problems that turn out to be trickier and more troubling than the big ones—like …

Leadership

How small shifts in leadership can transform your team dynamic

Simple tweaks in communication and role-modeling based on the latest behavioral research can nudge employees into top form and create a more …

Scientists locate the part of the brain where sighs are made

Your life depends on your ability to sigh.<p>Yes, we sigh when we're exhausted or stressed -- and when the weight of the world feels like too much to bear -- but it turns out that sighing is also an essential life-sustaining reflex that is necessary to keep our lungs from collapsing.<p>This week …

Stanford University

A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

Donald Trump

Leadership Skills: Communication is Relationship

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw Did you get my email? “Did you get my …

The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015

Every week, I peruse around fifteen journals, some featuring basic science, others clinical research and patient cases, and still others a mix. As a specialist in blood diseases and cancer, I pay particular attention to those articles reporting advances, and failures, in my field. But I am also …

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team

Why effective managers act like military leaders

That doesn't necessarily entail ordering your reports to drop and give you 20 every time they're late. Instead, it means always putting your team's interests above your own.<p>So says management theorist Simon Sinek, who appeared on the TED stage explaining how leaders can create a company culture of …

Leading People When They Know More than You Do

If you’re a manager in a knowledge-driven industry, chances are you’re an expert in the area you manage. Try to imagine a leader without this expertise doing your job. You’ll probably conclude it couldn’t be done. But as your career advances, at some point you will be promoted into a job which …

Management