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6 Habits of People-Centric Leaders

6 Habits of People-Centric Leaders

Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time talking to executive leaders about how they run their businesses. I’ve noticed something interesting in these discussions: Even though there’s universal agreement that business success is centered around finding the right employees, many leaders use a...

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Are You Taking Shortcuts?

Are You Taking Shortcuts?

These days, we’re under a lot of pressure to move quickly. Things are changing rapidly, so it’s tempting to jump on the fast track. Or try for a quick fix. Facebook’s motto from a few years ago captured it well: “Move fast and break things.” In today’s culture, people expect quick results. We live...

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3 Ways to Lead a Know-It-All

3 Ways to Lead a Know-It-All

You don’t wonder what a know-it-all thinks even though a little mystery would be nice. Know-it-alls close their minds and open their mouths. A know-it-all: Knows how to belittle you. Defends their opinion with emotion, not research. Increases volume when confronted. Expects compliance. Rejects...

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Return-to-Office Push? These Staffers Like the Pull

Return-to-Office Push? These Staffers Like the Pull

Many firms set September as a deadline to start enforcing in-person work policies. Not everyone is upset. Returning to the office is supposed to be a drag. But for many employees, the recent push to resume in-person work is proving to be something unexpected: a positive experience. Call them the...

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