We’ve all been there: You’re talking to someone from another culture — perhaps while on a business trip or working with a colleague on a project — when you get a sinking feeling that you’ve made a mistake.
There’s a popular notion that men and women are fundamentally different in important (nonbiological) ways—and those differences are cited to explain women’s lagged achievement. According to numerous meta-analyses
When people are groomed as future leaders, they often feel trapped by others’ expectations and fixate on proving themselves worthy. Sometimes they end up blandly conforming to their organization’s established
As a young professional, you’ve probably been in this situation: You’re at a meeting and have something to say but wonder if you’re too junior, inexperienced, or new to speak up. Maybe you’re uncertain
All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence. To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked quickly?,"
While top executives tend to be thought of as a confident bunch, they are no less susceptible to anxiety than the rest of us. After all, they routinely have to make important decisions, often under conditions
To distressed people in troubled times, the least rational leaders make the most sense. This hundred-year-old theory harks back to the work of Sigmund Freud — and having to resort to it to explain a leader’s
How does income inequality — currently at historically high levels — affect the types of leaders we get in the workplace? As a first step toward exploring that question, we carried out a study exploring
Tech CEO Marissa Mayer and Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have it tough right now. Activists investors are saying Marissa Mayer should be fired for mismanaging Yahoo, and Hillary Clinton is fending
Flat organizations are having a moment. Research has shown that reducing hierarchy can lead to more satisfied employees and speedier decision making, and some companies have concluded that flatter structures
Carelessness, name-calling, perfectionism: there are about as many terrible leadership traits as there are bad leaders themselves. In case your lunch group isn’t already bemoaning just how common less-than-stellar