When to Stay Inside Your Comfort Zone

Andy Molinsky September 07, 2016 https://hbr.org/2016/09/when-to-stay-inside-your-comfort-zone?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social Learning to stretch outside your comfort zone is critical for learning and growing, advancing in your job and career, and achieving your personal and professional goals. But is it always the case that you need to...

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How to Preempt Team Conflict

by Ginka Toegel & Jean-Louis Barsoux https://hbr.org/2016/06/how-to-preempt-team-conflict?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social Team conflict can add value or destroy it. Good conflict fosters respectful debate and yields mutually agreed-upon solutions that are often far superior to those first offered. Bad conflict occurs when team members...

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How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

Annie McKee https://hbr.org/2016/02/how-to-hire-for-emotional-intelligence?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social   We know from research (and common sense) that people who understand and manage their own and others’ emotions make better leaders. They are able to deal with stress, overcome obstacles, and inspire others to work toward...

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Work-Life Balance Is Easier When Your Manager Knows How to Assess Performance

Scott Behson https://hbr.org/2016/04/work-life-balance-is-easier-when-your-manager-knows-how-to-assess-performance?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social Not long ago, a manager asked me to name the most important work-life benefit for employees. I answered that the most important benefit isn’t a benefit at all. Of course, child care, flexible...

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Leadership Is a Conversation

https://hbr.org/2012/06/leadership-is-a-conversation?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social Boris Groysberg Michael Slind   From the June 2012 Issue The command-and-control approach to management has in recent years become less and less viable. Globalization, new technologies, and changes in how companies create value and interact with...

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Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

by Emma Seppälä and Kim Cameron https://hbr.org/2015/12/proof-that-positive-work-cultures-are-more-productive?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success. But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology...

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