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How We Gain Power And Influence: Science’s Surprising Answer

In the late 19th Century, British historian, Lord Acton, famously asserted that “power corrupts.” And we surely needn’t look too deeply within business, politics and every day life to find examples that validate this timeless truth. But new research from U.C. Berkeley...

A Quote From Maya Angelou Predicted The Future Of Workplace Leadership

Late poet, Maya Angelou famously observed that “people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Her great kernel of truth here is that human beings are far more influenced by feelings than by...

Ancient Chinese Philosophers Teach Harvard Students A Modern Way To Think

One of the most popular classes at Harvard University today is a deep dive into the wisdom of the great Chinese philosophers, scholars who lived over 2,000 years ago. We all know their names – Confucius, Mencius, Zhangzi and Lao Tzu – Eastern sages who devoted their...

Leadership’s 4 Year Failure To Engage

If American companies were given a report card today for their progress in improving employee engagement over the past four years, most would receive a failing grade. Surely, many leaders will scowl at the notion that they could be seen as failing at a time when...