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What to Do When Things Get Tense

Dealing with Tension in the Workplace - Mark McClain

We all live with tension, but not all tension is bad. The trick is developing the ability to tell the difference between good tension and bad tension.  To do that, you’ll have to learn which situations represent a healthy tension that can make your organization stronger versus those where unhealthy tension can create damage.  Getting […]

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Celebrity Or CEO?

A lot of people write books to burnish—or build—reputations, often with one eye on post-C-suite careers, whether as consultants, motivational speakers, authors, or all of these. While I may now be one of those ‘published authors,’ I can’t say I was entirely open to the idea at first. It may sound a bit counterintuitive but […]

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How does your organizational culture measure up?

This assessment aims to differentiate between flashy “pseudo-cultures” that attract talent and investors from the real cultures that actually put people first and develop meaningful products.

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