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Sleep Deprivation and Leadership

Bovo Tighe Leadership Sleep Deprivation Cognitive flexibility is particularly affected by sleep deprivation, much more so than most other cognitive processes involved in decision-making. Why is that critical? Because cognitive flexibility is considered a key executive function. Thinking and acting well in a crisis, for instance. So, get more sleep.

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Memorial Day – A Day of Remembrance and Reflection

Remember those who died in service

Memorial Day Weekend traditionally marks the start of Summer. But Monday is also the day when we pause to remember and honor the sacrifice of our fellow citizens who have given their lives in defense of our nation and its values.

As Abraham Lincoln said in his Gettysburg address, these are our citizens who gave “the last full measure of devotion.” Honor their memory, today and always, in how we

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Leaders: Make the Best of a “Bad Hire.” Fix Bad Job Fit

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We have written more than once about how infectious great leadership behavior is, and how it drives up team engagement and productivity.

The inverse situation is all too common, too: Poor attitudes and negative behavior can infect a team with low morale and depressed productivity.

As a leader, you need to remain alert for such developments, and work actively to isolate and fix the source of the negative influence.…

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How to Work with a Jerk

How to Fix a Jerk at Work Relationships

We all have experience working with jerks. It is part of the landscape of corporate America. We get a job that throws us into a diverse mix of people, some of whom act in ways that you might consider jerky. The offenders could be on our team or on teams with whom we collaborate. And you have to figure out how to work with them!

We wrote about this way …

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Investing in People Assets has Huge ROI

Human Development ROI Bovo-Tighe Investing in people derives greater ROI than investing in physical assets. The cost of one new machine could cover leadership development for 100 front-line managers. And it offers a key competitive advantage, since most organizations have yet to cotton on to this simple idea. What advantages do you gain?

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