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How Authentic Should You Be at Work?

There are infinite ways to be authentic. And organizations need to make us all feel safe to be ourselves. But we should also take an honest ...

How to Be a Great Leader – Mind Tools Expert Voices

We weren’t friends with him. He was still our boss. But we all saw his empathic and supportive behavior in action. It brought us together ...

Leading Beyond the Ego: Putting Others First

I used to spend a lot of time with leaders. In my previous career as a political reporter, I followed prime ministers and presidents to vari...

Great Pretender – Are You Free to Be Yourself at Work?

Have you ever received the career advice: “just be yourself”? We’re often told to bring our “whole selves” to work...

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (Find Out What It Means to Me)

You’d think that respect is a timeless value that needs no explanation. But there have been large shifts in what it looks like in the ...

The Seven Key Qualities of a Magnetic Leader

There are lots of reasons why talented people move from one job to another – more money, better opportunities, greater responsibility. But...

How to Strike the Right Note in a Negotiation

Unlike a lot of expert negotiators, Corey Kupfer doesn’t believe in using persuasion techniques or clever wordplay when he enters into...

You’re a Genius

Are we born with certain abilities or can we acquire them through deliberate practice? Myles Downey has a theory about this nurture/nature q...