Author: Michael Tominac
Almost everyone is familiar with the term, “Keeping up with the Joneses”, whereby people feel a need to compete with others by attaining new material objects and milestones of success in order to feel that they have worth. In the past, the main competition was located in your immediate environment, such as the neighbors on your street or those living in your community. Today, with advances in technology, the neighborhood has grown much bigger.
Author: Emma Seppälä
To many people, the idea of compassionate leadership is too touchy-feely at best and bad management at worst. But new research suggests that rather than making them look soft, acts of kindness and altruism increase leaders’ standing in a group.
In some contexts, that can translate into a serious competitive advantage.
When Nice Guys Finish First
Consider this choice: Given two individuals with equivalent talent and skills, who do you look up to and prefer to work with, promote, or invite onto a project? Chances are it’s the more compassionate one.