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How to Manage an Employee That’s Burning Out management Aug 05, 2021

They’re exhausted. They haven’t taken a vacation day in almost a year. And while they put on a brave face, everyone can see they’re struggling. Burnout...

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How to Win Your Team's Hearts and Minds culture founders Aug 05, 2021

Asa young founder, my heroes were the leaders of great tech companies — CEOs like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. I’d watch them being interviewed and...

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Stop Procrastinating In 5 Simple Steps psychology Aug 05, 2021

Are you a productive procrastinator?

Maybe your friends see you as fiercely productive, but you’re secretly avoiding the one thing that actually matters — that...

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Every Leader Should Learn the Art of Engaging Groups leadership Aug 05, 2021

Workshops may seem like something only a professional trainer needs to worry about. However, the ability to run an effective workshop is a major asset to senior leaders.

There...

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4 Questions That Underpin Strategy Development strategy Aug 05, 2021

If you ask CEOs about their business strategy, you might hear statements such as:

  • ‘Our strategy is to help our customers do X.’
  • ‘Our strategy is to grow...
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What It Takes to Be Truly Purpose Driven management psychology scale-up Jun 04, 2021

A practical insight that can help you, and your team, find meaning in your daily work.

We all need a sense of purpose in our lives, but when we can’t find one, it can...

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The Role of Conviction in Startups culture founders psychology Apr 23, 2021

Human beings need to feel some sense of certainty in order to act. So how do you get people to act when there is no certainty . . . like in a new business?

There are two ways to...

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Why You Shouldn’t Sit On Feedback culture feedback psychology Apr 20, 2021

In my viral essay, ‘The Best Way to Develop Your Team Isn’t Feedback’, I make the case that if your goal is to help your people develop, then sharing your...

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The People vs. Process Spectrum management Apr 16, 2021

New companies usually have few processes in place, so team members are often encouraged to ‘figure it out’. But as the team grows, so does the complexity.

 
The...
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How To Embrace A Paradox Mindset psychology scale-up strategy Apr 13, 2021

Life throws a lot of paradoxes at you. For example, you need to work as hard as humanly possible but you also need to have a life. You need to listen to customers but you also...

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