Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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Thomas S Bateman D.B.A.
Decision-making is the nucleus of leadership. Decision-making processes are a common cause of self-sabotage. Good process makes better leadership and the best possible results
What motivates people? Maslow's hierarchy of needs comes to mind. But we can update it and give people more control over their outcomes.
Not sure what to do or where to start? A few minutes of strategic thinking can make the difference between naive optimism or discouragement and productive contributions.
Many people wish their employers provided more, and better, leadership development. If this isn't in your employer's "mindset"—or your own—you can manage it yourself.
Do you think we're devoting enough mindshare, resources, and constructive action to climate change? We'll reach our full potential only by becoming more future-minded.
"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future” —Bertrand Russell
What is your reaction to trying to buy Greenland? How would you think it through more thoroughly?
What are your essential goals at work and in life? Willpower helps, but proactive self-regulation is crucial.
Leading effectively does not require any specific trait, tactic, or relationship type. It does require broad mindsets and behaviors that deliver the most positive impact over time
Your long-term goals don't accomplish themselves, and you won't get there on personality alone. Effective self-management is vital.
From his position of leadership, President Donald J. Trump stirs emotions and stimulates people to think about public policy. What can we learn from him about leadership?
You are not confined by "traits." Anyone can break out with free traits.
A framework to reduce bias in appraising others' fitness to lead—and become a more effective leader yourself.
Climate change wins due to a serious supply-and-demand imbalance: We don’t have enough leaders taking enough action to meet the challenge.
Senators Flake and Coons push a bipartisan bill to protect special counsel Mueller from being dismissed.
You already know the standard recommendations for dealing with stress. But you're probably still stressing. Here are more proactive ways to cope.
Ever think, "I should've been more proactive"? Or we, or she, or he should have been? This could help.
Thomas Bateman, D.B.A., studies and teaches organizational behavior and leadership as a Bank of America Eminent Scholar at the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia.