LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Why Quitting Could Be the Best Thing You Ever do

Why Quitting Could Be the Best Thing You Ever do

Brief  Ozan Varol is a self-proclaimed "professional quitter" who has left careers in rocket science, law and academia, saying that quitting is a way to move past sunk costs and see what other opportunities exist. "If you want to soar, you must cut loose what weighs...

7 Mistakes You’re Making In The Morning That Ruin Your Productivity

7 Mistakes You’re Making In The Morning That Ruin Your Productivity

Brief Your morning really starts the night before with the plan you make -- or don't make -- although not looking at your phone right away is also a good idea. A good breakfast, quality sleep and getting dressed are also recommended.   Insight It has been...

The Boss Wants to See You: Is Working From Anywhere Reality or Fantasy?

The Boss Wants to See You: Is Working From Anywhere Reality or Fantasy?

Brief Employers and employees have different visions of the post-pandemic workplace, according to a Best Practice Institute survey, so the onus is on leaders to create flexibility and growth opportunities regardless of where people are located, writes John Baldoni....

Why Moral Leadership Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Moral Leadership Matters Now More Than Ever

Brief Moral leadership and moral authority are qualities people want in their workplaces, as they believe morality improves outcomes and could overcome persistent "social and political divides in the US," writes Dov Seidman of The HOW Institute for Society, which...

4 Ways to Incorporate Meaningful Movement Into Your Daily Communication

4 Ways to Incorporate Meaningful Movement Into Your Daily Communication

Brief  Walking meetings, standing presentations and "a quick shake-out" before a meeting are just a few ways to be more active during the workday, writes Lexie Thrash. "We all need a little lightness, joy, and reminder to connect with our body right now, even if it's...

The Six Love Languages That Will Make your Team Great

The Six Love Languages That Will Make your Team Great

Brief  People will be more engaged and motivated when you discover their "love languages," writes Lolly Daskal, such as time with the boss, compensation that makes them feel valued and advancement opportunities. "Work to discover the language of your team members, and...

Better Video Presentations: Own the Virtual Room in Your Next Presentation

Better Video Presentations: Own the Virtual Room in Your Next Presentation

Brief  Practice and preparation still apply with video-based presentations, but there are added considerations in terms of understanding the technology, having help with interactive features and knowing that things sometimes go wrong, writes Stephanie Scotti. "Use all...

It’s Time to Rise to the Standard You Set for Yourself

It’s Time to Rise to the Standard You Set for Yourself

Brief  Leaders must constantly check that what they do is aligned with their declared values, then help others do the same, writes Kristin Hendrix, who shares her story and offers a framework. "Internal check-ins, and ones with our support network, can help us in...