Monthly Archives: February 2015

How does banning bossy play out in the workplace?

There is a clear gender gap when it comes to leadership today. Women earn 58% of US bachelor’s degrees, yet only make up 19% of US congress, 10% of heads of state and just 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs. While … READ MORE

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Who’s Your Tony Bennett? Who’s Your Lady Gaga? #Mentoring

Sometimes the Grammy Awards recognizes a really odd partnership that really works. A few months before this year’s awards show, I remember doing a double-take when I saw them on TV together singing an old jazz standard. Of course, I … READ MORE

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Are Your Habits Rewarding or Robbing You?

This column is one of several that CCL President and CEO John Ryan has written on leadership as a Linkedin Influencer. Click to view all his columns and sign up to receive future posts. As the head of an organization … READ MORE

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Three Ways Super Bowl Commercials Can Enhance Your Leadership: Harmony, Humor, and Heartstrings

What set the record for the most-watched TV show in U. S. history? Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, with around 114 million viewers. During the final minutes of the game, some estimates top 120 … READ MORE

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