Researchers at the University of California hooked up forty office workers to wireless heart-rate monitors for 12 days. Their results showed that the longer the participants spent on email in a given hour, the higher their stress levels (measured by heart rate).
Here are 5 books on leadership that you might want to add to your library, or give as gifts, during this holiday season.
While you and I don’t take our troops into battle, this is wise advice for everyone who wants to be an effective leader.
“Authority is the delicate art of creating the appearance of power, legitimacy, and fairness while getting people to identify with you as a leader who is in their service.”
A new book encourages entrepreneurial thinking and highlights 8 characteristics of problem-solving trailblazers.
Today on LEADERSHIP PLUS, we learn lessons from the former CEO of Disney, Robert Iger.
Everyone can relate to the line, “One of the biggest mistakes we make during crucial conversations is thinking we have to choose between telling the truth and keeping our friends.” Here is a book with specific tips on how to be a better communicator and leader as we continue our series on learning from leaders.
“In basketball—as in life—true joy comes from being fully present in each and every moment, not just when things are going your way.”
I’m glad I found this book to help me to a greater understanding of the issues we face today.
We all struggle with various communications issues. This book offers clear advice. I recommend it for anyone who feels that they struggle with this in their professional or personal life.
As a “recovering” journalist I’ve always been a note taker. Prior to discovering Evernote, my notes were largely jammed into file folders that were unsearchable and largely unmanageable. In “How To Take Smart Notes”, Sonke Ahrens walks us through a comprehensive organizational system that works on paper as well as digitally.
“…practical advice on how to develop a vision that will move you and your organization forward.”
“…a delicate balance is required between management being responsible for the financial performance of any creative work and, in exercising that responsibility, being careful not to encroach on the creative processes in harmful and counterproductive ways.”