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Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.

The Best Leaders Are Humble Leaders

Employees who perceive altruistic behavior from their managers are not only more innovative, but there are many more positive effects.

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If You Have a Bad Boss, These Are Your Options

A bad boss or for that matter a bad job can really force you into reflecting on what you really want. Do I stick it out here? Are there better alternatives? He may even finally force you out of your “comfort zone”. My recent experience however is that companies are increasingly unwilling to tolerate bad bosses. The “collateral damage” in staff demotivation, high absenteeism and company image is just too high on the long run…

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Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy

Its something we can all learn. So often we have our preconceived thoughts of what we want to say and fail to pick up on what the other has just said…

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Take a Walk, Sure, but Don’t Call It a Break

Walking as one alternative to a sedentary life. Or get a dog to help motivate you for several walks a day 😉

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The Messenger Is Just as Important as the Message

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Thoughts of Fast Food Hinder Your Ability to Derive Happiness from Small Pleasures

Its not only unhealthy to the body but also has an effect on our sense of well being

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Achieve Your Goals in 2014 — Here’s Research That Can Help

Interesting thoughts on why some people can motivate themselves very well while others hold themselves back

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