Harvard Business Review’s Answer Exchange lists EIGHT problems that teams encounter: Absence of team identity.Members may not feel mutually accountable to one another for the team’s objectives. There may be a lack of commitment and effort, conflict between team goals and members’ personal goals, or poor collaboration. Difficulty making decisions.Team members may be rigidly adhering to their…

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Your job is not your job. Your job is not what you do, but the goal you pursue. Yet most professionals I know limit their careers believing that their job is what they do. When I ask them, “What’s your job?” They give me answers such as, “I run sales,” “I look after operations,” “I manage HR,” “I…

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Change and innovation are not synonyms, but unfortunately these terms are mistakenly used in practice by professionals and business leaders as if they are the same. By doing so, it creates just more confusion and uncertainty about which way to go. Simply because the essence, the process and outcomes of change and innovation are fundamentally…

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There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than people with low EQs.…

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A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it’s easier said than done. CREDIT: Getty Images Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication. The following is a perfect example: It’s a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent to Tesla employees a few years ago. Sent with the subject…

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