- What we can learn from athletes performing in empty stadiums.
- There is very little overlap between the management areas leaders think they need to improve and the weaknesses identified by those they lead. Reconciling these differences will improve leaders and their organizations.
- With presence of mind, you can free your brain to create flashes of insight.
- November 27, 2019 by Theodore KinniSome people may be born with charisma, but it turns out managers can train themselves to become more compelling leaders.
- As businesses put trillions of dollars into digital transformations, they need a plan to ensure that middle management is helping make the most of the investment.
- November 14, 2019 by Josie ThomsonListening to your inner voice and understanding why you want to lead can help you become a better manager.
- November 5, 2019Writers at strategy+business pick the year’s best books in seven categories.
- October 18, 2019 by Theodore KinniLessons from the past may be the only available guide for navigating the present and future, but CEOs need to take them with a grain of salt.
- July 1, 2019A selection of books perfect for your commute — or the beach.
- June 19, 2019 by John K. CoyleIf you’ve thought about taking your expertise out on the road, here are some things to know before setting off.
- June 3, 2019 by Adam KahaneGet yourself unstuck by paying close attention to cues and experimenting until you figure out what’s needed of you.
- May 20, 2019 by Laura W. GellerProfessor Jochen Menges on the ways companies can develop well-being initiatives that genuinely make people feel better.
- March 27, 2019Two strategies to help you be a more self-assured leader. For further insights, read “How to regain your confidence when it falters.”
- March 18, 2019 by Jesse SostrinTwo reflective strategies can help you manage dips in self-assurance and be a more effective leader. See also “How to be confident when you’re not.”
- February 18, 2019Workers today want careers that fit their values, are enjoyable, and contribute to society. Here’s what business leaders can do to deliver on this idea of “good work.” For further insights, read “Good Work.”
- Today’s employees want jobs that are intrinsically rewarding and that fit their values. And though the meaning of work is different for each person, companies that act now to address these demands will gain a lasting competitive advantage. See also “Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience.”
- November 28, 2018 by Theodore KinniConflict resolution expert Donna Hicks explores the poorly understood and underutilized power of dignity.
- November 20, 2018Improvising in a structured manner will help ensure big bumps in the road don’t throw you completely off course. For more insight, read “How to Fail Successfully.”
- November 20, 2018 by Adam KahaneWhen problem solving breaks down and you have to wing your way forward, you might think you’ve failed. But a disciplined response can get you back on track. See also “How to Fail the Right Way.”
- November 5, 2018Writers at strategy+business pick the year’s best books in seven categories.
- October 19, 2018Three ways to work across deep divisions. For more insight, read “There’s No Such Thing as Difficult People.”
- October 19, 2018 by Adam KahaneA shift in mind-set can enable us to improve our working relationships with those we struggle with. See also “How to Deal with ‘Difficult People’.”
- September 18, 2018 by Jesse SostrinSpot and resist the bad habits that hinder your innovation potential.Take our quiz to find out if you are seeking opportunities to grow: “Are You Increasing Your Learning Agility — Or Are You Missing Out?”
- September 18, 2018To be a more agile leader, nurture the habits that accelerate your learning capacity and be aware of the ones that block new experiences. For more insight, see “Leaders: Break Through Your Learning Blockers.”
- Research shows that using feedback is how organisms — and organizations — stay alive. Here’s how leaders can make the most of the anxiety-producing process.
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