Color Blind or Color Brave

Posted By on Jun 6, 2020 in Communication,Culture,Favorites,Teams,Watch
Mellody Hobson, CEO of Ariel Investments, gives this great talk about diversity as a competitive advantage and the first steps we can ALL take in the work place toward being “Color Brave”. These conversations are important. They can also be difficult. A skilled, professional facilitator will ma...
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If You Want To Look Smart, Ask Questions

Posted By on Apr 4, 2020 in Communication,Favorites,Leadership,Read
Everyone likes to look smart. In order to show our competence, we tend to rattle off our accomplishments, point to our experience, and speak with authority. This self-focused approach, however, can have a negative effect and sacrifice an important opportunity to build trust and alignment. In this Forbes ar...
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High Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety

High performing teams need psychological safety. All of them. This is one of my go-to articles explaining what that is and how to create it. A must-read. HBR August 2017 by Laura Delizonna, PhD...
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Is Your Leadership Model Broken?

Posted By on Apr 4, 2013 in Favorites,Leadership,Read
Forbes article pointing to one of the biggest leadership mistakes — over-weighing technical competence while failing to recognize that “It’s the cumulative power of a person’s soft skills . . . that creates real value.”...
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