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The Ultimate Guide to Difficult Conversations Across Cultures

The Ultimate Guide to Difficult Conversations Across Cultures | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Most of us don’t enjoy having difficult conversations, period — but when they involve someone from our own culture, we can usually rely on some basic shared assumptions about what the interaction
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12 Habits Of Genuine People - Forbes

12 Habits Of Genuine People - Forbes | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. These are the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.
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Dark lands: the grim truth behind the 'Scandinavian miracle'

Dark lands: the grim truth behind the 'Scandinavian miracle' | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Television in Denmark is rubbish, Finnish men like a drink – and Sweden is not exactly a model of democracy. Why, asks one expert, does everybody think the Nordic region is a utopia?
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The Real Reason People Won’t Change

The Real Reason People Won’t Change | Work in progress | Scoop.it
It’s a psychological dynamic called a “competing commitment,” and until managers understand how it works and the ways to overcome it, they can’t do a thing about change-resistant employees.
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5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.
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Neuroscience: Helping employees through change

Hilary Scarlett explains how the practice of neuroscience analysis can he
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The science of organizational transformations | McKinsey & Company

The science of organizational transformations | McKinsey & Company | Work in progress | Scoop.it
New survey results find that the most effective transformation initiatives draw upon four key actions to change mind-sets and behaviors. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Are you giving enough corrective feedback?

Are you giving enough corrective feedback? | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Q: Do you know the most common regret expressed by business leaders?A: They wish they had dealt with poor performance sooner.Giving positive feedback is relatively simple; although most managers probably don’t recognize and praise their people frequently enough.  Giving negative feedback on the other hand, is something many managers procrastinate on.I can empathize. Some of the more stressful moments of my management career have been when I had to give corrective feedback to staff members whose
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The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet

The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet | Work in progress | Scoop.it
With Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn in the news, here’s a LinkedIn cheat sheet (from Leisure Jobs) that will help you quickly create the perfect Linkedin profile, maximise your onl…
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Ten Ways To Be Rude And Unprofessional By Accident - Forbes

Ten Ways To Be Rude And Unprofessional By Accident - Forbes | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Business moves fast, and it's easy to make a social misstep without intending to. Be sure you don't break these etiquette rules and damage your own professional brand or your relationships!
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When Dishonesty Does And Doesn't Lead To Success

When Dishonesty Does And Doesn't Lead To Success | Work in progress | Scoop.it
A psychologist explains the hidden upsides to deceptionand their limitsin life and work.
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Why these three questions can solve any problem

Why these three questions can solve any problem | Work in progress | Scoop.it
The simple way to resolve anything that ails you boils down to this.
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5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For | Work in progress | Scoop.it
The best leaders don’t let themselves get too busy to reflect.
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3 Time Management Tips for Leaders

3 Time Management Tips for Leaders | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Ben Franklin understood the importance of time management. In Poor Richard’s Almanac, he writes, “Lost time is never found again; and what we call ti
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The Role of the Secretary | SkillsYouNeed

Learn about the role and responsibilities of a meeting secretary, including some tips for taking minutes that will create an official record of a meeting.
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Change leader, change thyself | McKinsey & Company

Change leader, change thyself | McKinsey & Company | Work in progress | Scoop.it
Anyone who pulls the organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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