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To err is human – To apologize is humane

Conflict is a natural and inevitable part of being human. At home or in the workplace, different opinions, perspectives, and values intersect to create interactions that are challenging and taxing to navigate, even at the highest levels of leadership. For example, CEOs rate conflict management skills as their most important area for professional development. Handling conflict […]

Is giving the key to our success?

Although giving is routinely lauded as a key value within our communities, its reputation in the corporate world is more suspect. Many of us wonder whether giving to others is a detriment to our success. Last year, an international best-seller Give and Take by Wharton business school professor Adam Grant explored this question. Recently, I interviewed Adam about the many ideas […]

How Money Can Buy You Happiness – Spend It On Other People

Money and happiness have been intertwined in a seemingly endless battle of whether they can co-exist. Not surprisingly, considerable research has focused on whether making and spending money can positively impact our emotional well-being. Not surprisingly, social scientists have expanded their scope of interest and have started to explore whether how we spend our money […]