What really motivates us to do our best work and succeed? I asked Susan Fowler, author of Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…and What Does to better understand the science behind what motivates people. 1. What does science teach us about motivation? The bottom line of what the new science is teaching us is that the… Read More.
Stories often inspire us with their powerful messages and for Soledad O’Brien, one simple story stimulated a mission and purpose to make a positive impact in the lives of young women. Countless starfish have washed ashore on a beach and are dying off. A little boy is picking them up and tossing them back into… Read More.
I think most of us would like to feel authentic in our roles, yet achieving authenticity can be very challenging in the workplace today, especially for women. My interview with Henna Inam, author of Wired for Authenticity, highlights why authentic leadership is important today and how to nurture your authenticity despite obstacles. What is authentic… Read More.
Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners and author of The Connection Culture, addresses how a company culture where humans are valued benefits the organization and employees. How do you describe a connected workplace culture? When you are part of a connection culture, you feel a bond with others, included and… Read More.
Whether or not we are born with fears or learn them is the subject of ongoing debate with psychologists. Most experts will agree, however, that our fears limit how successful we are in our relationships and careers. In her memoir Daring: My Passages, author Gail Sheehy tells her personal story of overcoming her fears and… Read More.