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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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Good Employees Still Need Guidance – Do Not Neglect Them!

three happy employees Measure, track and review results with every employee each month, not just the laggards. Reviewing every employee’s progress toward mutually set goals is much more effective in building the high-engagement team culture you seek.

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Do Employees Really Want Small Talk with the Boss?

Leadership small talk builds relationships A recent article in the Harvard Business Review disparaged small talk as an effective leadership tool. We disagree. Used judiciously, small talk sets the table for more open, trusting, respectful business conversations between boss and subordinate. Click through for our explanation.

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Employees Prefer E-Mail to Face-to-Face Conversations. Why?

woman on laptop contact A recent study found that professional people prefer e-mail communications to in-person conversations. Why would they find e-mails more efficient than actual conversations with collaborators? Let's explore a few possible reasons why.

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