I Quit Going to Conferences Until One Changed My Life

Scott Savage decided to quit conferences, but for STORY, he’s making an exception. Here’s what changed his mind.

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Do You Naturally Prefer Hierarchy or Collaboration?

What do you prefer in professional situations — hierarchy or collaboration? Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™, explains why it’s important to decide.

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Unconscious Bias: How to be Part of the Solution

We’re all wired for unconscious bias—even people dedicated to equality. If everyone in your company looks alike, here’s how to be part of the solution.

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The (Somewhat) Encouraging Lesson I Recently Learned from 3 Wise Men

The opportunity to learn from those who are older and wiser is a gift. Jeremy Chandler learned an encouraging lesson when he sat down and listened.

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Why I Stopped Attending Conferences

Attendees often complain that leadership conferences leave them feeling as if they are drinking from a fire hose. If conferences aren’t cutting it, what is the answer?

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Stop Setting Goals

What if the smartest goal you could set is to never set another goal again? Richard Nongard explains why he’s stopped setting goals and why you should too.

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The New Leadership Skill You Need To Develop? Empathy

If there’s one leadership skill we can all continue to develop it’s empathy. Empathy breeds cohesiveness and trust. Here’s how to improve over time.

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Where Does the Initiative Come from Within You?

Where does the initiative come from within you? A question that centers you in the work you do, remembering purpose and meaning in work.

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A Formula Every Leader Should Know for Activating Change

Humans are innately resistant to change, which can be a challenge for leaders. When you face that challenge, consider this formula for Activating Change.

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From Red and Blue Companies to a Better Future: A Business Leader Calling

A new business leader calling is here. Solving problems and challenging us to think better about issues and people is a start to better society.

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Why Remote Leaders Need a Jiminy Cricket

One of the biggest challenges remote leaders face is not getting enough feedback. Every leader needs a sounding board — like Jiminy Cricket.

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You’re Ridiculously in Charge (Whether You Want to Be or Not)

When Scott Savage found himself “Ridiculously in Charge,” he was surprised to discover unexpected inspiration when the way he was working wasn’t working.

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