Fear of Death Prompts Leaders to Look Towards the Future
Research suggests that reminding leaders of their own mortality may be one way to encourage them to make better, or at least less selfish, decisions.
Empathy May Be Overrated in an Election, and in a Leader
The New York Times: Is empathy an essential virtue for a presidential candidate? The conventional wisdom is that a good candidate must be able to feel your pain. Bill Clinton was hailed by pundits as
Power Suits: How Dressing For Success At Work Can Pay Off
NPR: What does it mean to “dress for success”? Certainly not what it meant when a book by that name first came out in 1975. Now, what to wear to work is a murky area
What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team
The New York Times: Like most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became
Confident Leaders Inspire Creativity
Confident leaders foster greater creativity among their employees, according to a new study. “Employees are more likely to produce creative outcomes when they are aware that creativity is expected from them and is encouraged by
Leading While Female: Prepare for Backlash
Women leaders who show dominance may face backlash — but data suggest that implicit forms of dominance, such as body language or facial expressions, may not harm women’s status.