Working With and Learning From Difficult People

When a co-worker is challenging, complex, or selfish it’s challenging. Rather than letting it frustrate us, we can celebrate learning from difficult people.

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Is “I Work Too Hard” a Legitimate Weakness?

“I work too hard” is a typical answer to the interview question, “What is your biggest weakness?” How can working too hard be a weakness?

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Business Rights and Responsibilities: A New Corporate Citizenship Model

Business rights and responsibilities – they have both. A new corporate citizenship model highlights the shift needed. Are you ready to activate?

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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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Out of Place: The Necessity of Trying New Things

Trying new things can be unsettling. But as Eric Torrence explains, it’s necessary to broaden our minds and make us welcoming and empathetic people.

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What Should Marc Benioff Do with the Employee Petition?

Marc Benioff received an employee petition signed by 650 employees requesting Salesforce end a governement contract. Immigration is the issue. What now?

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Unpacking the Pressures of Productivity

Reflecting on the pressures of productivity helps us avoid its consequences. This practical advice will keep you on track and avoid burn out.

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Cultivating a Consistent Narrative: How to Avoid One Story at the Top and Another at the Bottom

Cultivating a consistent narrative is a leadership challenge. How do we ensure that the story told from the top is what is experienced at the bottom?

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Maximizing Collaborative Value Instead of Maximizing Shareholder Value

Maximizing collaborative value needs to replace maximizing shareholder value. A singular focus on shareholders displaces the greater purpose of a business.

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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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Personal Branding is Over. Start Anew with a Societal Brand.

Personal branding has walled us off. Personal branding needs to end. In its place, we need to develop our societal brand. Our character depends on it.

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Avoiding Bias in a Mid-Year Self-Review

Avoiding bias in a self-review can be tricky business. While it might be tough to avoid it completely, minimizing it totally possible. Here’s how.

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