leadership

The Cost of a Hardened Heart

An Important Conversation  These days, there’s a lot of conversation in the workplace around the idea of hard skills vs. soft skills. Various camps adamantly defend the virtues of technical excellence or emotional intelligence, but the truth is, both are incredibly important. In this article, however, we’re going to dive into a topic that, while […]

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What Are You Trying To Prove?

Have you ever run into an old acquaintance and felt the need to prove yourself? Maybe the last time you saw each other was in high school and they’ve moved on to some high-flying career. Or maybe you’re experiencing a rut in your own work and just feel the need to impress someone. The Urge […]

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One Quality Every Great Leader Shares

Leadership. It’s a term you hear all the time. People talk about good leaders and bad leaders, incompetent leaders and absent leaders, but how often do we dive into the specifics of what it means to be a good leader? Not often. Leadership is a common topic, but its core competencies are rarely identified or […]

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How Culture, Work, and Stress Affect Introverts and Extroverts

Societies always have expectations about how people should feel, think, and act. This is a fact across all nations and societies throughout all of history. So, what are the cultural “oughts and shoulds” around Extroverts and Introverts in American culture? Or maybe a better place to start would be, which preference do you think American […]

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