Culture change can’t be achieved through top-down mandate. It lives in the collective hearts and habits of people and their shared perception of “how things are done around here.”
When the going gets tough, true leaders take action: This email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees is a master class in emotional intelligence.
In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking epiphany. He characterized this idea as “a dangerous lie” that discourages real creativity. But, The New York Times asks, what if it’s actually a real and benevolent force of innovation and progress?
LinkedIn is the favorite social media outlet for in-house counsel, but information overload remains a key issue, according to a recent Digital & Content Marketing survey.
Maybe the sky isn’t falling after all, says Medium. Avoiding irrelevance and obsolescence won’t come easy, but there are just some things robots can’t do.
In our classrooms, we urge our students to express a range of opinions, to disagree, to become critical thinkers. Online is a different matter. On their Facebook and Instagram feeds, they are learning to conform and be uniformly agreeable, because opinion and difference can come with a high price.
Positive emotions, like being happy, can help with particular kinds of thinking and particular kinds of work. But negative emotions can help us in the workplace to be more effective thinkers. To mandate that we should just be positive at work takes away from the idea that emotions have evolved to help us adapt.
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