13 Ways To Bring ‘Too Much’ Of Your Whole Self To Work (Forbes)

Most professionals would agree that it feels good to show up to work as one’s authentic self. It can be challenging, and even painful, to hide parts of your personality or identity to “fit in”—especially in a work environment where you spend many of your waking hours. Healthy workplace cultures encourage employees to truly feel free and safe to be …

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In Order To Play Big, You Must Jailbreak Your Mind (Forbes)

A few years ago, I was attending a conference and was excited to see one of my personal heroes speaking live. At the opening ceremony, the event moderator told the audience “We are offering special one-on-one coaching sessions live with this guru today, but be quick — his schedule’s already filled up and there’s only one coaching spot left! The sign-up …

Five Ways Leaders Can Effectively Deal With Low-Performing Team Members (Forbes)

If a team is only as strong as its weakest member, how strong is your team’s performance? In the fast-paced digital era, dominated by uncertainty and a need for speed, a company with teams who can’t work quickly, creatively and efficiently together risks becoming obsolete. It’s a simple fact: If you can’t deliver enough value, customers will go elsewhere. Enough …

How To Improve A Company Culture Without Overhauling It: 13 Key Steps (Forbes)

A strong company culture motivates employees and imparts a sense of belonging to the entire organization. Sometimes, though, certain elements of the culture are negative, or even toxic; and it’s up to company leaders to spot these issues and deal with them. Although some company cultures might need a complete overhaul to rectify deeper problems at a foundational level, this …

Enhancing Decision-Making Skills: 12 Tips For Overthinking Executives (Forbes)

Indecisiveness or trouble making decisions can be crippling for senior business leaders. For executives heading up critical projects or large departments, their decisions can have a big impact on the health of the company. With so much riding on the choices they make, the “analysis paralysis” phenomenon can overwhelm them. If they begin to overthink and second-guess every move they …

How To Use Expansive Thinking To Unlock Your Team’s Collective Intelligence (Forbes)

The 21st century has seen the immense rise of teams in the workplace. It’s an obvious solution to handle the complex and fast-moving challenges we’re facing today; there simply are few problems we can solve alone anymore. But collaborative overload is emerging. The Harvard Business Review found this leads to anxious and overworked employees. Worse still, their research shows that often only 3%-5% of …

Seven Methods To Help You Switch From Angry To Calm In Seconds (Forbes)

Stay calm. Remain cool. Keep composed. It’s easy for people to say this is how you should react when you’re feeling angry, frustrated or disrespected at work. In theory, many of us would agree. The problem is that we don’t know how to actually do it. For most of us, our first “normal” reaction to experiencing negative emotions is often reactive. Our anger comes …

14 Things To Do Before Quitting A Job To Become An Entrepreneur (Forbes)

If you’re thinking about leaving a stable job to start your own business, you likely already know that there are considerable risks involved. Of course, the risks are often worth the reward of pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. While having confidence in your idea and your ability to bring it to life is essential, it’s also important to set yourself up …