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How to Discover Your Organization’s Deep Purpose

I’m a passionate believer in purpose. Whether personal or corporate, purpose fuels us in a way that is difficult to describe. Ranjay Gulati is the former head of the Organizational Behavior unit at Harvard Business School. He is an author, speaker, and frequent media...

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The Power of Vacations

The Power of Vacations  Why do we work so hard, so long, and vacation so little? The health, creativity, social, and productivity benefits of time off are well documented. Yet many of us feel guilty for taking a day off here-and-there, to say nothing of a week or two....

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How Leaders Become Strategists

Pinpointing the Crux As someone who loves studying and implementing strategy, I read numerous books on the subject each and every year. Many offer the same tired ideas, but a few stand out and offer ideas you can use immediately. One of those books is Richard Rumelt's...

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How to Stop Avoiding and Start Leading

Conflict to Courage No one likes conflict, especially in the workplace, but avoiding it can lead to bigger issues that, if left unresolved, can negatively impact your team and your business. However, conflict isn’t the problem; mismanagement is. Leaders...

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How leaders deal with fear

Is fear always bad? How can we safely approach and examine our fears? Can fear be useful in the workplace? How should leaders deal with fear?

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