Poor Richard III. After his war-torn bones were found earlier this year in a Leicester car park, the controversial king turned out not to have been quite the deformed viper, toad or hedgehog that Shakespeare called him.
Even if you’re not particularly demonstrative with your emotions, follow the lead of Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, and look for opportunities to convey gratitude to your team.
The victories we’ve achieved in life, says Dr. Alex Lickerman of the University of Chicago, represent more than simply our accomplishments. They provide evidence of our ability to win, which, when we call on it, can steel us against the despair that tempts us when we face obstacles.
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The “H” factor, missing from most models of personality such as Myers-Briggs, refers to honesty and humility. It’s part of a model developed more than a decade ago by two Canadian psychology professors immersed in the “Big Five” personality traits.
You know how important a positive air is to success and happiness—to the point where, if you don’t feel it, manufacture it. Try these tactics.
With the passing of actor Andy Griffith in 2012, his most famous TV character, Sheriff Andy Taylor of Mayberry, is worth another look for his low-key brand of leadership. Here are a few of the sheriff’s lessons on caring more and fussing less.
For Daniel Vasella, chairman of Novartis, success comes with self-awareness. He finds that effective leaders possess four strengths.
The power of why is what carries you and your team through the grueling, mundane and laborious donkey work of accomplishing your mission. Here’s a metaphor to bring it home.
Arnold Hiatt was visiting Hong Kong in 1990 when he noticed a child wearing an unusual shoe. It closed with Velcro and had a loop on the back, allowing the child to pull it on easily. Within months, Hiatt’s Massachusetts company, Stride Rite, produced a similar model. Lesson: Watch and listen.