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Pessimists Aren’t All That Bad

Entrepreneur / USA Read on entrepreneur.com Most of us know that pessimists can be a challenge to deal with in the workplace. As a leader you need to manage pessimists by coaching them to see other options and helping them to reflect on the impact they have on those around them. While pessimists can be a challenge […]

Office Anger: How to Win People Over by Losing Your Temper

The Telegraph / USA Read on telegraph.co.uk If you want to get angry at work, it’s better to be a man. Sexist though this sounds, it’s a finding from a recently published study conducted by psychologists at Arizona State University. Women, it seems, may have been right all along about stereotyping. An angry man is seen as […]

How to Show Leadership, Even If You Aren’t the Leader

The Washington Post / USA Read on washingtonpost.com Henry Evans is the co-author of “Step Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter,” which explores ways that you can demonstrate leadership regardless of your job title. Evans spoke about his leadership theories with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership and vice president for leadership and innovation at the nonprofit Partnership for Public […]

Six Moments That Can Make A Leader Out Of Anyone

Forbes / USA Read on forbes.com It has often been remarked – including by this writer and in this space – that leaders are not just those people who find themselves in leadership positions. Just as captains of sports teams are not the only ones who make the decisions that can create the difference between winning and […]

Don’t Get Stupid, Use Your Anger for Good

Entrepreneur / USA Read on entrepreneur.com It seems that Apple CEO Tim Cook is quite capable of getting angry without getting stupid, which is no small accomplishment. At a recent shareholder’s meeting, Cook was pressed by representatives of a conservative think tank, The National Center for Public Policy Research, about the impact of the company’s renewal energy […]

Why Great Leaders Get Angry–and Show It

Inc. / USA Read on inc.com Think about remarkably successful entrepreneurs. They’re logical. They’re rational. In the face of crisis or danger or even gross incompetence, they remain steely-eyed, focused, and on point. They don’t get angry–or at the very least they don’t show their anger. Unless, of course, they happen to be Steve Jobs. Or Jeff […]

5 New Tools for Career Success

Men’s Health / USA Read on menshealth.com When we went out looking for the new skills that can help you succeed in today’s workplace, we figured that technology would play a big role. We didn’t figure it would play the only role. Sure, one of today’s most-valued hard skills is making a computer do your bidding. But even […]

Henry Evans and Colm Foster on Experiential Learning

Blogging on Business / USA Read on bobmorris.biz.com According to Henry Evans and Colm Foster, “Learning a skill is very different from studying for a test or learning how to program a spreadsheet; it is experiential. That kind of learning primarily involves practice; to change your behavior, you must actively engage in the new behavior for a […]

Step Up Teaches How to Act During Six Critical Leadership Moments

Kansas City Leadership Examiner / USA Read on examiner.com The new book, Step Up, shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. Readers learn how to: Use anger intelligently in the workplace. Recognize and deal with terminal politeness. Make decisions when no one else is making them. Take ownership when others […]