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Inspiration: One song title at a time
Inspiration: One song title at a time

What songwriters and music producers can teach us about surfacing ideas and acting on them.

Is motivation science the answer to leading a hybrid workforce?
Is motivation science the answer to leading a hybrid workforce?

Motivation science can help leaders make smart, empathetic decisions about restructuing work and schedules after the pandemic.

The leadership balancing act
The leadership balancing act

When companies realize that employees are their most valuable asset, they can learn how to balance profit and people needs. Learn more about how.

Be prepared to delegate
Be prepared to delegate

Delegation is a skill all leaders must master. It's not simple or easy, but it is achievable with the right processes and approach.

How to unlock value from your one-on-one sessions
How to unlock value from your one-on-one sessions

One-on-ones can be dynamic paths to growth, not just status updates or something both parties dread. Learn more about unlocking the value of your one-on-ones.

Do you give power away?
Do you give power away?

Power is yours to wield -- and yours to yield in the service of developing your employees.

How to promote your team's mindfulness at work
How to promote your team's mindfulness at work

Leaders can help their teams with mental and physical health in small ways -- and they don't need to wait for someone else.

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.

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