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Freud’s Answers for the Great Resignation

Freud’s Answers for the Great Resignation

The father of psychoanalysis had a theory about love and work—lieben und arbeiten—which offers great opportunity for leaders willing to consider it. Business leaders are constantly presented with warnings about new trends, often accompanied by prescribed actions that must be taken to avoid serious...

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How to Respectfully Discuss Contentious Issues at Work

How to Respectfully Discuss Contentious Issues at Work

You probably wouldn’t be surprised to hear that people are more hesitant to speak up at work now than they were a few years ago. I certainly wasn’t shocked when a study our firm conducted in late 2021 of more than 1,400 people confirmed this. After all, we are living in one of the most volatile...

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How Business Can Build and Maintain Trust

How Business Can Build and Maintain Trust

Which organizations do you trust? Government? The media? Business? The Covid-19 pandemic has had a keen impact on how consumers feel about institutions, and it may surprise you that business is actually the most trusted institution in the U.S. — for the fourth year in a row, according to Edelman’s...

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How to Know if Hiring a Sales Consultant is Worth the Money

How to Know if Hiring a Sales Consultant is Worth the Money

Sales consultants can be helpful, but they can also be expensive. Are they worth it? If you're struggling to build sales momentum or if you have a challenging goal you need to achieve, you might consider hiring a sales consultant. Sales consultants have the potential to help you reassess and...

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The Rise of the 15-Minute Meeting — And How to Run One

The Rise of the 15-Minute Meeting — And How to Run One

“Hey, can we get meetings both shorter and more engaging?” It’s a question software CEO Jim Szafranski gets a lot from customers, which range from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.  Szafranski runs Prezi, whose technology allows executives to add visuals and animations to video presentations and...

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