We all have a tendency to attribute successes to our own abilities and skills and our failures to external factors out of our control, such as luck or the lack of resources. But chronic underperformers are capable of turning defensive attribution into an art form. They use…
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In the contemporary organization of inclusion and consensus, leaders are bombarded by team members who want to participate in the decision-making that…
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Leaders, by their nature, are in the business of helping others. Good leaders are always ready with a helping hand. They’re always assisting team…
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As it turns out, the adage “one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch” is true, especially when it comes to teams. Because we overweigh negative…
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Here is an insight that often eludes us. Human beings can analyze or empathize, but they can’t do both at the same time. This fact is why highly…
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Overly critical people are hard to live with. Their constant evaluation of everything around them puts others on edge and makes them defensive. As…
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If it were up to any given team member, leaders would just decide and move forward. The constant handwringing and worry over decisions, even major ones…
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Written as a satire that struck a chord of fidelity with leaders across the globe, The Peter Principle suggests that people in any hierarchy tend to be…
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