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All leaders are judged by their body language. If a female wants to be perceived as powerful, credible, and confident, she has to be aware of the nonverbal signals she’s sending. There are a number of behaviors I’ve seen women unknowingly employ that reduce their authority by denoting vulnerability or submission. Here are 10 body language mistakes that women leaders commonly make.
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Your best employee has suddenly become unhappy and difficult. You don’t want to lose her/him, but the whole team is suffering. Find out what you can do to turn things around.
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We’ve all had this experience. There is a person A who is frequently unhappy about something. They complain about life, their kids, other team members, lack of promotion, too much work… You know who I mean? Here is what Leila Towne recommends:
Distinguish this from venting
Take “no-whining allowed” stance
Call people on it
I watched this short video and would like to recommend it to you. The video lasts less than 5 min and you will be glad that you invested time in watching it.
We all have been there… at times we wish for more privacy. This HBR advice is worth a read.
With offices becoming more physically and metaphorically open, the privacy of a room with a closed door can be difficult to find. More often, everyone from the CEO to the receptionist is visible to everyone else.
This level of exposure can encourage transparency but can also put you on display in fragile moments when you are stressed or upset. Next time you feel like you might lose your cool (and who hasn’t had …