In today’s world, outsourcing is commonplace. To reduce costs, a company ships jobs to another country or location where labor is less expensive. This shift in management mindset coupled with advancements in technologies allows a company to establish a call center halfway around the world and enjoy the associated cost savings. The situation seems almost…

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Dr. Allison Schrager is an economist, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, contributing editor at City Journal, and co-founder of Life Cycle Finance Partners. She joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to talk about risk, studying negotiation in a brothel, and watching the COVID-19 pandemic unfold. Learn more about Allison at www.allisonschrager.com.  

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As a whole person, you consist of four dimensions: mind, heart, body, and spirit. Here’s your chance to assess how you are doing in each area and to put a game plan in place to improve.  Do these three things: Watch the video Download a PDF of the tool (see below) Read the article to…

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Leaders everywhere continue to weave their way through the dynamically changing COVID-19 situation. Perhaps you’ve experienced one of these scenarios: You email your team members the latest policy on how your organization is dealing with the coronavirus. As soon as you hit send, a message arrives from your boss adding a new requirement to the…

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Dr. Paul Corona is a clinical professor of leadership in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where his teaching and coaching ratings average 96/100, and is also the founder of the award-winning Lee’s 3 Habits system, which helps motivated professionals and organizations build stronger relationships and achieve greater happiness. He’s the author of The Wisdom of Walk-Ons:…

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Imagine for a moment that a new coffee shop is being built in your town. It seems perfect. You love coffee; you drive by the location every day, and the new store will have is a drive-thru. Could it get any better? You watch the shop’s construction and look forward to your first cup of…

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I recently had surgery on my left arm. The procedure was designed to fix a pinched nerve that has caused my hand to be essentially numb for the last five months. At the same time, I’m planning to climb Mount Elbrus, the highest point in Europe, with my son and son-in-law this summer. They’ve already…

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