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Listening: Examples from Great Leaders

As a leader, the ability to listen to those around you is critical – and listening goes far beyond hearing. Listening is a skill that has to be learned and honed. Like all skills, we can learn much from leaders of the past who mastered the practice. Nelson Mandela, who was known for listening to …

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How Your Leaders Need to Support Women as Allies

Painting by Rebecca Ripley With Women’s History month, we encourage you to gain a deeper understanding of the women around you. What is their experience in your workplace and how might you become an effective ally? With greater self-awareness, we can all learn to model behaviors and institute practices that advocate for women and others …

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Leading With Emotional Intelligence

How would you rate your emotional intelligence (EI)? Defined as an awareness of your own and others’ emotions, it is also the ability to manage those emotions in ways that help others productively navigate difficult situations. It is a prerequisite for good leadership in that it helps you to deal with challenges and build relationships.  …

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Do Expectations Set You Up to Fail?

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” — Stephen W. Hawking, English Physicist “Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.” — Brandon Sanderson, Author   Expectation Management: Key to Your Success Whether aware or not, …

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