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Team Emotional Intelligence

024 – How to Increase the Emotional Intelligence of a Team

In this episode, Dr. Vanessa Druskat, Associate Professor of Management at University of New Hampshire’s...
How to Climb the Hierarchy

The Elements of Success as you Climb the Hierarchy

I got interested in how to clarify the elements of success as you climb the...
Getting Back on Track When Thrown Out of Whack

Getting Back on Track When Thrown out of Whack

When something goes out of whack socially, it can throw you off track. When you’re...
Inclusive Leader

023 – How to Be an Inclusive Leader

In this episode, Lauren Leader-Chivee, an activist, expert, and advisor on diversity and women’s issues...
Performance Management

To Manage or Not to Manage Performance

Performance management is the wrong tool when it comes to knowledge work. Don’t get me...
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The Hard Stuff is the Good Stuff

Aerobic exercise is an example of hard stuff that leads to good stuff. The hard...
Gender Salience

The Salience Barrier

Salience is when a trait like gender becomes more prominent and a salience barrier is...
How Women Can Be Better Negotiators

022 – How Women Can Be Better Negotiators

In this episode, Dr. Linda Babcock, the James M. Walton Professor of Economics and Professor...
Power of Authenticity

The Power of Authenticity

The power of authenticity is that it is the secret to effective collaboration. Collaboration is...
Collective Intelligence

021 – How to Predict the IQ of a Team

In this episode, Dr. Anita Woolley, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at Carnegie...