To please the powerful, flattery will get you no where. Instead, focus on learning and aiding the other person's goals.
By Heidi Grant Halvorson
It doesn’t matter how competent you are as a leader, you won’t get very far if your team doesn’t trust you.
Telling your employee that they gave a “good effort” does little for their improvement. Keep it honest, no matter how painful.
Your interest in a task is more important than its difficulty when it comes to managing your energy levels.
By switching between Promotion and Prevention focuses we can generate our best ideas.
Why a few slight tweaks in mindset can drastically improve your negotiation skills.
When we feel secure in our new position, it can free us to take bolder, more innovative action.
Trying to be perfect can cause enough anxiety and frustration to sabotage our creativity.
Bad news: studies show that creatives are often overlooked as leaders. Good news: the bias can be overcome.
Vague plans don’t get done. Capitalize on the natural language of your brain and be specific when setting goals.