Tag Archive for: leadership

From Citi To Meta, Companies Cutting Manager Roles Need A New Management Model

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It is said that a leader’s effectiveness comes down to their behavior. But what leaders value can be as important. After all, behavior is often a means to an end.

These 8 Levers Of Organizational Culture Will Drive Great Performance

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Certain areas of organizational culture can act as levers on performance when managed appropriately. Forty-six percent of business leaders say that culture drives employee productivity, engagement and retention — and 90% say…

The Office’s Rainn Wilson on meaning and happiness

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Rainn Wilson was a late bloomer: he landed the role of Dwight Schrute on “The Office” after over a decade of struggling as an actor. But success didn’t solve all of his problems — and it even created some new ones. In this live…

Do we really need to ‘move fast and break things’?

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From “move fast and break things” to “hacker culture,” Silicon’s Valley’s mantras over the past two decades have seemingly encouraged employees to cast aside moral concerns in pursuit of innovation. Perhaps due to this mindset,…
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Workplace Political Polarization

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Political polarization in the United States is increasing more rapidly than among other democratic-style governments (Brown University, 2020; Pew Research, 2014) and becoming more problematic in terms of workplace civility and productivity…

Positive Psychology & Ethical Organizations

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The modern movement of Positive Psychology is often said to have begun when Martin Seligman, in a 1998 speech as APA President, introduced the idea of a “reoriented science that emphasizes the understanding and building of the most positive…

Leadership lessons from Zelenskyy and Putin

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As Russia continues to attack Ukraine, the whole world is watching a momentous clash of leadership styles. No one is more qualified to analyze the situation than political scientist and former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul. In…

Leaders, Don’t Fear AI…Embrace It

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Combining the best of human ingenuity and generative AI The rise of machine learning and AI has been ongoing for quite a while, but it’s only relatively recently that conversations surrounding generative AI have really taken…

How the Sustainability Function in Corporations is Transforming

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In July 2023, our Executive Director Alison Taylor participated on a panel in London, hosted by Salesforce, on how the sustainability function in corporations is transforming.

Leaders, Know What You Value If You Want To Have Impact

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It is said that a leader’s effectiveness comes down to their behavior. But what leaders value can be as important. After all, behavior is often a means to an end.