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Inspiring Others: SmartBrief Originals
Delivering compassion compassionately
Delivering compassion compassionately

What does compassion look like inside organizations when applied in a thoughtful, scientific way?

Leadership during the new normal: Inspiring others
Leadership during the new normal: Inspiring others

Leaders can create structures that inspire and empower employees. Here are examples from the former head of Procter & Gamble and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The glass ceiling has moved: What women (and their mentors) need to know
The glass ceiling has moved: What women (and their mentors) need to know

Women are often told they need "executive presence," but what does that mean and how helpful is it? Try thinking about "executive mindset" instead, as Dana Theus explains.

Know these essentials for successful talent-focused leadership
Know these essentials for successful talent-focused leadership

Leaders and managers are uniquely positioned to affect talent. Here are some traits of leaders who are talent-focused.

Want to inspire employees? Create authentic emotional connection
Want to inspire employees? Create authentic emotional connection

Emotional connections are no longer optional for leaders. Here are 3 basics every leader needs to do if they want to treat employees right.

Leaving command and control and stepping into authentic leadership
Leaving command and control and stepping into authentic leadership

Big Think's founding CEO shares how she grew as a leader over 13 years, including why command-and-control leadership doesn't work in today's business world.

Introverted leaders are hidden talent who can move your company forward
Introverted leaders are hidden talent who can move your company forward

Part of being a great leader is promoting talented people, and you might be missing out on introverts and other hidden talent. Here's what to look for.

How leaders can respond to "new year, not-so-new challenges" syndrome
How leaders can respond to "new year, not-so-new challenges" syndrome

The new year's energy fades quickly. How can leaders help their teams and employees move forward throughout all of the coming year?

Proud and connected at work: New ways to recruit and grow citizens
Proud and connected at work: New ways to recruit and grow citizens

What does it mean to be a citizen at the workplace? And how can leaders develop and nurture this quality of person?

How to identify tough bosses and bad bosses
How to identify tough bosses and bad bosses

Bosses aren't always easy to work for, but a boss who has high standards isn't the same as one who's just bad at the job. Learn the differences.

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