Monday, June 19, 2017

The Scarcity Myth: Praise

In The Pitfalls of Praise, Rebecca Aced-Molina discusses how many managers assume praise will support a positive working environment, and help employees open up to criticism or feel good about themselves. But in fact, she says that praise perpetuates a scarcity myth—usually without us realizing it.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

The Ultimate Small Business Idols

These sixteen (16) women redefined power by building their own businesses against all odds.  From tech giants to fashion designers to the 'Oprah Winfrey of China,' these powerful women are the ultimate small business idols.

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Monday, June 05, 2017

Sweeping People Along by Great Leadership

According to James Bailey for HBR, great leadership is powerful, dominating, often overwhelming.  He goes on to say.
It can sweep people along through sheer animation. Great leadership excites, energizes, and stimulates. It’s a rousing call, shocking complacency and inertia into action. It’s one of the most potent pulls in human history, and as such accounts for much of humanity’s progress, as well as its suffering. 
Great leadership is not one-dimensional. As Bailey says, "It can be great and good, or one but not the other, or neither."

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