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Building a Culture of Accountability

We can all help move the needle to create a culture of accountability on our teams by consistently acting in accordance with our values.

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Be Informed: Essential Business, Financial, and Economic Sites

Be informed. An important responsibility for business leaders and good citizenship. A few business, financial, and economic sites to begin.

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Thoughts on Crazy Rich Asians: How Representation Impacts Self Worth

Inspired the romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, Justin Kanoya shares how representation impacts self worth and why that’s so important.

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Learning from Lincoln: How Our Greatest President Invited Difficult People to the Table

Some of the people we consider most “difficult” are those who see the world differently than us. Learning from Lincoln and his team of rivals could help.

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Getting the Best Out of a Difficult Work Relationship

Getting the best out of a difficult work relationship takes sensitivity, empathy, and a lot of discipline. Here are a few tips to make it work.

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Resist the Urge to Have the Last Word

Having the last word can be intoxicating. How to do we resist the urge to focus on “winning” and instead fight to find common ground?

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Anyone Else Terrible at Dealing with Difficult People?

Dealing with difficult people is a challenge none of us can escape. If we’re willing to try, however, there are ways to make it easier.

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Improvise Our Way to Common Ground

Would the world be a better place if we all used a little more, “Yes, and…”? Perhaps. Here’s how improv can lead us toward common ground.

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