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Jul
17

Just How Contagious Is Your Good Mood? And Why It Matters for Leaders

Several years ago, Facebook conducted a fascinating experiment to look at just how contagious emotions are. Without giving away what they were up to, they temporarily changed the news feed of 689,000 Facebook users by either omitting most of the ‘positive’ emotional posts in a user’s news feed (where someone is happy, glad, grateful, etc.), […]

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Jun
26

Why good relationships (but not close friendships) matter for your leadership

In a recent research study, staffing and recruiting firm, Randstad, found that the number one reason employees leave their job is their immediate supervisor. This idea is also transmitted by a well-known saying: “People don’t leave bad organizations, they leave bad bosses.” While a decision to quit often has a number of reasons, a significant body […]

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May
22

Good intentions are not enough: How gender bias shows up in subtle ways.

Sure, many organizations say they want to create more opportunities for women in leadership. And many organizations actually mean it. But even with good intentions, organizations (and you) may be unintentionally making it more difficult for women to ascend and succeed in leadership positions. How? Here are two ways that gender bias shows up in […]

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Apr
14

Female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies now top 5 percent. What, you’re not cheering?

According to the Pew Research Center, the share of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies topped 5 percent for the first time in the first quarter of 2017, with 27 women heading major firms. General Motors, headed by Mary Barra, is the largest U.S. company with a female chief executive. Five percent seems such a […]

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Apr
05

Can Leadership Really Be Learned?

Take Off The Rose-Colored Glasses We don’t have to look far to see examples of ineffective and misguided leadership. Organizations and individuals spend billions of dollars in the U.S. each year on the hope that people can become better leaders. Oftentimes it is just that – hope. But can leadership really be developed? The short […]

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Apr
03

Good Leadership: Rethink what you know!

Should a leader tweet? Some people love it. Some bash it. But the fact that POTUS – President of the United States — is using Twitter to communicate has most of us buzzing. Plus, some are really rethinking what we thought a good leader should do. More of this productive rethinking will take place at […]

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Mar
21

Catching up with Lloyd DeVaux, alumnus of The 2016 Senior Executive Leaders Program

Lloyd DeVaux, President and CEO at Sunstate Bank, believes firmly that people aren’t born leaders. Rather, leadership must be developed — and development is a continual process, he says. So, it’s no surprise that Lloyd himself participated in The Senior Executive Leaders Program at The Center for Leadership at FIU. As a graduate of Harvard […]

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Mar
10

Amplify your Leadership with a whisper

“I’m trying to help people think about leadership differently, as something we practice, not just achieve and stop learning. Every leader can continually be advancing her or his skills.” This was the goal for Dr. Nathan J. Hiller’s keynote presentation at the LEAD2017 Conference, held recently in Nashville, TN, and presented annually by HR.com. Each […]

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