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Why Silicon Valley Didn’t Anticipate the COVID Comedown

Tech CEOs are laying off workers after predicting their COVID surges would persist. Here’s how they got it so wrong.

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Building an Inclusive Leadership Pipeline

Progress has been slow to increase diversity in the leadership ranks for many companies. Here are some simple steps to start moving the needle.

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The Key to Thriving in Turbulent Environments: Preparedness and Resilience

Over the last few years, leaders have seen the damage that a lack of preparedness and resilience can cause. Now's the time to develop those powers.

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How Long Can Mark Zuckerberg Keep Up His Metaverse Bet?

Meta spent $25 billion on R&D this year but made $84 billion. The stock charts may seem dire, but they don’t tell the full story.

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A Lesson in Leadership Grammar

Ask yourself: am I focusing on tactics or strategy?

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Thriving in Turbulent Times: The Strategic Executor and Accountable Collaborator

The multi-faceted and complex organizational challenges we face demand collaboration, not individual actions, to fully address them.

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What Happens When Employees Lose Their Fear?

What’s really destabilizing the workplace?

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When Times Are Tough, Leaders Get Humble

A phenomena first noticed during the recession of 2009 reappeared in 2022. This is what it tells us about leadership.

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Thriving in Turbulent Times: The Experienced Learner and the Prepared Risk Taker

The pandemic exacerbated two systemic weaknesses that persist today: over-reliance on how things worked in the past and lack of investment in risk awareness.

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Thriving in Turbulent Times: The 5 Leadership Superpowers – The Present Futurist

Disruption is nothing new, but too often leaders make excuses rather than building resilience. The Five Leadership Superpowers offer a way forward.

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Leadership Comes in Many Forms

The role of an effective leader is to paint a picture of a future that’s more desirable than the status quo.

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Working With Emotional Awareness

Emotional awareness, or the ability to skillfully manage your emotions, has been called "the essential skill of the 21st-century economy."

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Leadership

With Decision-Making, You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast

In the realm of decision-making, it would be great to be able to make good decisions quickly. But first, we need to make good decisions smoothly.

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Leadership

How Work Leaders Can Harness Pressure in the Digital Workplace

Don't frown over that last-minute request just yet. Research shows some pressure can actually help leaders perform better.

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Leadership

Who Makes the Decision?

Over the years a variety of techniques to detail who’s who in making a decision have emerged, none of them perfect.

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Leadership

Simplicity Sprint or Simple Stunt? What Leaders Can Learn From Google

Google's Simplicity Sprint sounds good, but launching an efficiencies initiative at a time of economic duress seems like announcing layoffs under another name.

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Leadership

Deciding How to Decide

While we all like to believe we make rational decisions, the reality is we jump into decisions we justify later, with demonstrable impacts on our businesses.

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Leadership

Definitions and Examples of C-Suite Executives

A clear understanding of the roles of C-suite executives ensures a company works together to achieve its policies and plans.

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How to Identify Your Leadership Style

Thinking about your leadership style and how you lead will put you and your team in the best position for success.

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The 15 Traits, Characteristics and Qualities of Effective Leaders

Leadership traits define an organization and correlate with profitability and success.