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Why We Fight at Work

By: Annie McKee Courtesy of Harvard Business Review http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/why-we-fight-at-work/   Disagreements and debate at work are healthy. Fighting is not. That’s because fighting with one’s boss is just as confusing and destructive as fighting with a powerful family member. Fighting … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin on Leadership and Life, Reflected upon by Annie McKee

Avoid the Power Trap: “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.” Continue reading

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