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Is your home now your office? Learn how to bend time to your advantage

I planned my entire career around my daughter. I started a Ph.D. when she was two years old. Earlier that year, I finalized my divorce...
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What exactly is the “diversity”​ problem you are trying to solve?

Corporate leaders want to address the diversity challenge At this juncture in American life, Corporate leaders are speaking more directly about racism, inequality and injustice...
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Ken Frazier is the 2021 CEO of the Year!

What are the characteristics of the CEOs you admire most? I admire CEOs who are intelligent, thoughtful (rather than impulsive), inclusive, good listeners, effective communicators,...
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Profit and Common Good: The new CEO workforce diversity focus

For a long time, business leaders have known that workforce diversity positively affects many outcomes they value, including profits and innovation and decision-making. Nevertheless, that...
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The Business Case for Diversity Does Not Work: Here’s Why

Business leaders often ask, “what is the business case for workplace diversity?” But, is that the right question to ask when discussing the human experience...
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You already know how to be an inclusive leader: Connect!

The best leaders I know are also the most inclusive. I have always thought so, but the increased volume in the discourse about racial justice...
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How Amazon’s (Talent) Data Insights Made me Giggle

I am not easily impressed. My mantra is, “Keep Calm and Carry On!” But, on Friday June 26th, 2015, at around 530 pm Eastern Daylight...
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Become a Fixer: How Leaders Maximize Return-on-Influence (R.O.I.)

In an earlier blog post I wrote about how employees need to behave in order to thrive in social business environments. Then, I was re-reading...
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Don’t Get Caught Between Fishbowls! Part 2

In the first post in this series “Don’t Get Caught Between Fishbowls – Part 1,  I talked about the general unease we are all experiencing...
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Don’t Get Caught Between Fishbowls! Part 1

Many of the leaders and professionals I meet in business these days seem nervous and a little apprehensive – we are all focused on “something...
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