effective management and leadership

BEING SMART

A number of years ago, Carol Dweck, a psychologist at Stanford, undertook a remarkable study of over 400 fifth-graders from 12 New York City Schools designed to see if praise for innate intelligence (being smart) versus praise for hard work… Read More ›

THE RIGHT CALL?

I live in Portland, Oregon, home of the National Basketball Association’s Portland Trailblazers. There remains a sense of deep regret among our sports fans that their 2007 number one overall draft pick Greg Oden never made a significant contribution to… Read More ›

ANGER MANAGEMENT

Michelle Fay Cortez contributed an important Management & Leadership tip in the December 7, 2009 edition of “BusinessWeek” (P. 057). Entitled “A Little Anger Is a Good Thing”, Ms. Cortez sites a study that appeared in the Journal of Epidemiology… Read More ›