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Leaders of the U.S. House set to announce chips and China’s competition bill

Please try another search Economy1 hour ago (Jan 25, 2022 05:15PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers holds a semiconductor chip as he speaks prior to signing an executive order, aimed at addressing a global semiconductor chip shortage, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February…

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Leaders can Move Beyond Greenwashing to Real Change

Businesses should be ready to defend what they’re doing about the climate crisis and how they’re taking meaningful action. If they don’t, they could face challenges from many directions, from the SEC to activists to litigators. This is more important than ever, especially when there’s a growing and justified anger directed at those who are…

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How leaders can build connection in a disconnected workplace

For too long, workplace connection has been thought of as something that just happens during the workday, whether via hallway conversations, water-cooler moments, or grabbing coffee. With spontaneous moments of connection more challenging to recreate in a remote or hybrid environment, managers need to take a more proactive approach, especially given how important connection is to…

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Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

There’s a mistaken belief in today’s working world that leaders need to be serious all the time to be taken seriously. The research tells a different story. Based on the course they teach at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, behavioral scientist Jennifer Aaker and corporate strategist Naomi Bagdonas delve into the surprising power of humor:…

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5 Questions to Help Leaders Obtain Growth Despite Uncertainty

Even as business picks up in many places, the “new normal” will be dogged by uncertainty. Leaders are torn between the urge to act and the need for prudence in the face of uncertainty. How can businesses overcome their understandable reticence and reorient themselves for the future? The question is particularly acute as the old,…

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How leaders can balance the need to perform and transform

There has never been a tougher time to be a leader, whether that’s running a big company or being in charge of a small team, Bill Taylor writes in this piece. He offers three sets of questions to help leaders focus on what’s important right now. The first set involves managing time: how to handle the…

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What Courageous Leaders Do Differently

Most views of leadership are sub-optimal for the organizations where most types of work get done today. And so it’s time to re-think our view of courage for our modern context. Pretending to be fearless no matter how good the reasons to be afraid, or acting like a know-it-all no matter how obvious it is…

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4 New Year Resolutions Leaders Should Consider For 2022

The workplace is constantly shifting and changing, and so must your strategy — because what worked last year may not work in the next.James Baldwin may have put it best when he said, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” Reflection helps us grow from our…

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World Leaders Mourn Death Of Human Rights Activist Desmond Tutu

World leaders and human rights activists on Sunday mourned the death of Desmond Tutu, the South African priest and human rights activist who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his work fighting apartheid, racial injustice and homophobia.Tutu died peacefully at the age of 90 in Cape Town, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced. Ramaphosa said…

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How Leaders can Help Employees Thrive at the 2022 Workplace

Many professionals often joke about mediocre managers, the epitome of which is Gary Cole’s character Bill Lumbergh in the movie Office Space. A nitpicky, passive-aggressive micromanager, he is the bane of his employees’ lives. Unfortunately, bad managers like Bill have created a stereotype that frequently diminishes the value added by good managers.The ongoing pandemic has many…