The Science of Smiling with Larry David

I am so relieved that a new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm has begun. There is something about watching Larry David that feels like an…

How Leaders Suppress Engagement Through Attack Ads

Fear is (and has always been) a common technique utilized by those in power. As I wrote last week, some leaders overtly instill fear. These…

Presidential Hubris: How Narcissism Influences Leadership

Imagine a world were the President of the United States uses the office to do whatever he wants. Whether he’s sacrificing the truth, ignoring basic…

Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice

I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive…

Why Leaders Cannot Be Indifferent to the Truth: Part 4— 10 Ways to Create a Culture of Trust

Check out Part 1 of this series where we discuss the logical fallacy of believing you are entitled to your opinion, Part 2 involving the…