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3 reasons why your business needs real-time leadership
3 reasons why your business needs real-time leadership

Employees are unhappy for legitimate reasons and will leave -- maybe for your competitor -- if you won't do more to meet their needs and provide equitable treatment and opportunity.

Instead of multitasking, go all in on your tasks
Instead of multitasking, go all in on your tasks

Multitasking doesn't work. Here's what does work for productivity, getting things done and being better at work.

What's the opportunity in the problem?
What's the opportunity in the problem?

What we don't like in other people is often what we're guilty of, too. How can we find the opportunity in the problem of human fallability?

Why leaders make bad decisions and how to make better ones
Why leaders make bad decisions and how to make better ones

Leaders who understand how to make good decisions and good choices -- and the differences between them -- will do better with conflict and create better situations for employees and employers.

What 30 years of flexibility has taught me about successful hybrid workplaces
What 30 years of flexibility has taught me about successful hybrid workplaces

Flexible scheduling already exists, and here's one CEO's lessons from 30 years of workplace scheduling that benefits the business and employees while setting boundaries with clients.

The return to the office is a reckoning for leaders locked in the past
The return to the office is a reckoning for leaders locked in the past

Workers and executives have different views of returning to offices, returning to normalcy and ending this current uncertainty -- and it might be the rank and file who have the clearer vision.

Does your work culture quash bullying or tolerate it?
Does your work culture quash bullying or tolerate it?

Workplace bullying is bad for people and business, and yet all too common. It's up to leaders to begin the change.

Apology 101: Make things right
Apology 101: Make things right

Apologies are simple but difficult for many people. Here are the basics of an apology that doesn't try to excuse or point fingers.

Pandemic leadership: I didn't sign up for this
Pandemic leadership: I didn't sign up for this

The pandemic has increased the pace and stress of work for teams and their leaders. You didn't sign up for this, but how can you handle it?

How overwhelmed leaders can still be passionate about diversity
How overwhelmed leaders can still be passionate about diversity

Diversity doesn't have to take a back seat just because we're overworked and overburdened. Here's advice on how leaders can rethink their approach to diversity in positive ways.

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