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Eight behaviors to help you master uncertainty

Master uncertainty? Uncertainty in life and work can derail a career. Or it can be an opportunity to lead. Here are eight enabling behaviors to help.[...]

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Four strategies to get the best from younger workers

Rather than focusing on differences that are irrelevant to the company’s mission, focus on the energy and fresh talent that every new generation brings. Channel this toward ways to keep the organization competitive and vibrant while also doing a better[...]

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Learning your way through a tempest

It’s better to continue to sail through a violent storm than to turn back. If you head back, you’ll lose any progress you made getting through the storm. Depending on the direction the storm is moving you’ll be racing to[...]

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Executive Development Group partner Randy White to chair APA Council Leadership Team

Greensboro, NC—Dr. Randall P. White, a consulting psychologist, executive coach, professor, and author, has been elected to Chair the Council Leadership Team of the American Psychological Association. He will serve as Chair-elect for one year before assuming the Chair in[...]

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Let’s explore the role of failure in success

Illustration: Dialogue Where does failure fit? Much of the Executive Development Group’s work focuses on the development of emotional intelligence and learning leadership. Emotional intelligence is key to the interpersonal workings of the organization. Without it, a business might not[...]

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A look back at The Lessons of Experience research project

From CCL—The Center for Creative Leadership celebrated the 30th anniversary of the publication of The Lessons of Experience: How Successful Executives Develop on the Job by Morgan W. McCall, Jr., Michael M. Lombardo and Ann M. Morrison, on October 29.[...]

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Can Women Reach the Top of America’s Largest Corporations? It’s not happening.

In 1987, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America’s Largest Corporations?” was first published. The book addresses the barriers to women trying to advance in the workplace and concludes on a hopeful note that positive change,[...]

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Executive Development Group leads Masterclass in Doha

“Are Leaders Born or Made?” was the title of a Masterclass we just completed at the Commercial Bank Plaza in Doha. It’s the latest special session tailored specifically for Commercial Bank in a partnership between HEC Paris in Qatar and[...]

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Leadership outcomes from the EMBA, in CLO Magazine

Writing in CLO Magazine, Randy White presents the benefits of the more leadership-focused executive MBA. Randy spoke with academic colleagues Dr. Roger Hallowell, Marina Kundu and Dr. Mary Logan to gain insights about how masters programs have evolved to include[...]

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Do we need Chief Curiosity Officers?

  Photo: Greg Rakozy In our work studying how people deal with uncertainty and through our use of The Ambiguity Architect® we’re ambassadors of embracing the unknown. So we were interested in Todd B. Kashdan‘s article in Harvard Business Review, titled,[...]

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