"Authority -- when abused through micromanagement, intimidation, or verbal or nonverbal threats -- makes people shut down and productivity ceases." John Stoker, U.S. businessman and communication expert. How often have you heard a good idea get shot down by a response along the lines of, "There's only one right way, and that's my way"? And […]
A healthy dose of ambition can help you to succeed in your career, but how much ambition is “healthy”?
"Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You’re able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment." – Ralph Marston, American sportsman About This Week’s Chat I grew up under the apartheid regime in South Africa. Being a white child, […]