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How to Act Quickly Without Sacrificing Critical Thinking

How to Act Quickly Without Sacrificing Critical Thinking

By Jesse Sostrin // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly. If you’re too quick to react, you can end up with short-sighted decisions or superficial solutions, neglecting underlying causes and create collateral damage in the process. But if you’re too deliberative and slow to respond, you can […]

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Emotional Intelligence and the Future of Work

Emotional Intelligence and the Future of Work

By Pierce Ivory // This article was originally posted on advancesystemsinc.com. Most US companies now understand that EQ (Emotional Intelligence) is a critical factor for both employee and company success. Data indicates to us that both companies and employees are more successful when employees understand each other and work well together. Managers who motivate are much […]

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Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

By Eric Garton // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. Employee burnout is a common phenomenon, but it is one that companies tend to treat as a talent management or personal issue rather than a broader organizational challenge. That’s a mistake. The psychological and physical problems of burned-out employees, which cost an estimated $125 billion to […]

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6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

By Vineet Chopra, MD and Sanjay Saint, MD // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. As academic physicians, we do a lot of mentoring. Over the course of our careers, and through our formal research on mentoring within and outside of academia, we’ve found that good mentoring is discipline-agnostic. Whether you’re a mentor to […]

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What’s missing in leadership development?

What’s missing in leadership development?

By Claudio Feser, Nicolai Nielsen, and Michael Rennie // This article was originally posted on mckinsey.com. Only a few actions matter, and they require the CEO’s attention. Organizations have always needed leaders who are good at recognizing emerging challenges and inspiring organizational responses. That need is intensifying today as leaders confront, among other things, digitization, the […]

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The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

By Justin Talbot-Zorn and Leigh Marz // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter. It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake […]

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How Business Leaders Can Help Foster Mental Health In The Workplace

How Business Leaders Can Help Foster Mental Health In The Workplace

By Jenny Che // This article was originally posted on huffingtonpost.com. The United Kingdom is taking a proactive approach to promoting mental health in the workplace. Prime Minister David Cameron met with British business leaders earlier this week to discuss how to better foster a work culture that encourages people to take care of their […]

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The scientific guide to napping

The scientific guide to napping

By Joseph Stromberg This article originally appeared on Vox.com. In many corners of our productivity-obsessed society, naps are associated with laziness. Everyone should sleep eight hours at night, the thinking goes, and work all through the day. But that’s backward. After all, the solid eight-hour block of sleep is a relatively recent invention. Until the […]

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