The Duncan Report

Are You A (Former) Boss Who Just Won’t Go Away?

For many people, “retirement” conjures up images of long-postponed travel, catching up on home repair projects, or more time with the grandchildren. But for others, retirement is an uncomfortable prospect, especially for people who simply don’t want to let go.

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How to Breathe Excitement Into Mind-Numbing Work

Many organizations have it all wrong. They don’t just need to motivate their people. They need to stop demotivating them. Social psychologist Dan Cable has some compelling ideas for making all this better.

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Close Encounters: Leadership and Handwritten Notes

Effective leadership is not confined to grand gestures and high profile public appearances. It can manifest itself in something as simple—and personal—as a handwritten note.

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Feedback: Reach the Heart Through the Brain

Never turn down a breath mint. Feedback is a gift. Of course the gift’s presentation can make a big difference. Consider these tips.

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A Baggage Handler’s Lesson in How NOT to Work

The pace of change can so frenetic that it breeds resistance, cynicism, and fatigue. It doesn’t have to be that way.

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#MeToo and the High Cost of Silence

Many #MeToo brave souls are stepping forward to speak out against sexual misconduct. But another form of workplace bullying also deserves attention: the use of power or position to keep people from challenging the status quo.

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