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Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility

Sixteen thousand—that’s how many words we speak, on average, each day. So imagine how many unspoken ones course through our…

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

As academic physicians, we do a lot of mentoring. Over the course of our careers, and through our formal research…

How Rudeness Stops People From Working Together

How Rudeness Stops People From Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning…

When You Have To Fire Good People

When You Have To Fire Good People

Getting fired can be devastating, especially to a conscientious employee. As a manager in the tech startup world, where turnover…

Pushing Employees to Go the Extra Mile Can Be Counterproductive

Pushing Employees to Go the Extra Mile Can Be Counterproductive

Convincing employees to go above and beyond the call of duty may be the epitome of personnel management. We all…

8 Ways To Negotiate Your Job Offer For A New Role

8 Ways To Negotiate Your Job Offer For A New Role

The joy of getting a job offer can be tempered by a sense of disappointment if you fail to negotiate…

Stop “Protecting” Women From Challenging Work

Stop “Protecting” Women From Challenging Work

A new poll by the Pew Research Center suggests that more than half of men think sexism is a thing of the…

Why People Quit Their Jobs

Why People Quit Their Jobs

Imagine that you’re looking at your company-issued smartphone and you notice an e-mail from LinkedIn: “These companies are looking for…

How To Make Feedback Feel Normal

How To Make Feedback Feel Normal

I’ve spent much of my career teaching people how to have “crucial conversations.” In the work place, most crucial conversations…

Good Jobs Strategies Can Pay Off

Good Jobs Strategies Can Pay Off

Before the 1956 invention of the standardised shipping container by a former trucker, Malcolm McLean, shipping goods the traditional way…