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Remember to think positive thoughts!
Not every professional relationship can be smooth sailing, but if you can calm the waters using the above tips, you'll reduce your stress and make your workplace a much more pleasant one.
I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.
By its very definition, toxic refers to a dangerous substance that can be poisonous, debilitating, or life-alternating in other ways. Substances, however, are not the only thing that can be toxic as many people all-too-well know. Individuals can be just as toxic to our daily lives as any substance and produce just as harmful side effects.
When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.
Through befriending ambiguity, we become more aware of the possibilities available to us. And the more we understand the range of choices we have, the better our choices will be.
Bosses are very different than leaders. Bosses tend to have a style that is about command and control. They micromanage. They wordsmith. They do things just because 'they can.' They tend to lead with fear rather than encouragement. They are, just like the word, 'bossy.'
Those behind a recent survey about high education were interested in whether high school graduates felt they were ready for college. In my opinion, there are ways to fill those perceived "gaps" upon entering college, and many of them have absolutely nothing to do with grades.
It's time old people stopped holding young people responsible for not developing the wisdom and experience that take a life time to develop. The decisions I make at 34 look very different from the decisions I made at 20. And the same goes (or will go) for every person reading this post.
The role and impact of power in an organization is complex. It's highly interwoven with the attitudes and personality of people who have achieved power and status within their organizations, and how they express it.