Tag: mary slaughter

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Leadership

Less Is More When It Comes to Communication

Everyday, we face multiple choices about how to focus time and energy. Use these communication techniques to cut through the noise.

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Leadership

Cultivate Diverse Perspectives to Strengthen Your Organization

Whether it's building a team, structuring a project or simply solving a problem, having a variety of perspectives leads to better decisions.

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Leadership

To Know Yourself as a Leader, Share Yourself

Real leadership is born out of having the courage and candor to have authentic conversations about struggles and vulnerabilities.

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Learning & Development

Successful Learning Programs Are Designed to Surprise

Shake off pandemic routines with an element of surprise. Your brain will thank you, and it will boost learning and help you build stronger teams.

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Leadership

Be Purposeful in How You Connect With and Coach Others

Now more than ever, how you spend your time matters. Challenge yourself and others to better connect with and coach others in their career journeys.

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Leadership

Mind the Generation Gap at Work

Drawing conclusions about performance, creativity, adaptability or commitment based on age is not only counterproductive, it's just plain invalid.

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Leadership

Soft Skills Are the Great Equalizer in Digital Transformation

Look for both performance and potential to assess talent and address workplace inequities. Start by reframing soft skills in these five ways.

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Leadership

What’s Trust Got to Do With It?

When trust exists, a wide range of goodness occurs inside companies. Start an assessment of yours by honestly answering a few simple questions.

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Leadership

Belonging Is Essential to the Future of Work

Digitization, smartphones and remote working are forcing us to redefine how we connect with one another. Social psychology offers a guide to the way forward.